The Department of Pathology at the University of Pittsburgh and the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System is seeking a faculty member to provide clinical coverage for microbiology and extend/develop a VA and extramurally-funded research program. The successful candidate would be a member of the Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service at the VA and the Division of Microbiology in the Section of Laboratory Medicine of the UPMC Department of Pathology. The candidate must have a M.D. with board certification in Laboratory Medicine/Clinical Pathology or a Ph.D. with training and boards (or board eligible) in Clinical Microbiology. Expertise in clinical virology and molecular diagnostics are particularly desirable. Experience in a large hospital-based service is beneficial. The successful candidate for this position will either bring or expected to eventually develop a research program capable of being sustained with VA Merit and other extramural funding. The successful candidate would also contribute significantly to the varied diagnostic, research and educational activities of the institution. All VA positions and the Divisions in Laboratory Medicine have a strong interest in service, research and education and serve the entire UPMC Health System, encompassing over 20+ hospitals. Academic rank, tenure and salary will be commensurate with experience. Eligibility for medical licensure or practice in Pennsylvania is required. "The University of Pittsburgh is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Males/Females/Veterans/Disabled"
Address inquiries to Dr. Scott Kulich (email@example.com) or Dr. Alan Wells (firstname.lastname@example.org). Interested persons may forward their CV in confidence to Scott Kulich or Alan Wells, M.D., D.M.Sc., Executive Vice-Chair for Laboratory Medicine, Department of Pathology, UPMC Clinical Lab Building-Rm. 9022, 3477 Euler Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Attachments: Other (see posting for additional details)
Internal Number: 18001281
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Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.