The Department of Pathology at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking a faculty member for the Division of Microbiology in the Section of Laboratory Medicine. The candidate must have an 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 sought. Experience in a large hospital-based service is beneficial. The successful candidate for this position will assist in the ongoing development of cutting edge technologies and diagnostics, contribute significantly to the varied diagnostic, research and educational activities of the Microbiology laboratory, and pursue clinical/translational or basic investigations. All Divisions in Laboratory Medicine have a strong interest in service, research and education and serves the entire UPMC Health System, encompassing some 20+ hospitals. Academic rank, tenure and salary will be commensurate with experience. Eligibility for medical licensure or practice in Pennsylvania is required. Address inquiries to Dr. Bill Pasculle (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Dr. Alan Wells.
Interested persons may forward their CV in confidence to 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 (email@example.com ). "The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer for Minorities/ Males/ Women/ Vets/ Disabled"
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be 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: 18001251
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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.