University of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)- Pittsburgh, PA
The Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology in the Department of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC are seeking outstanding candidates for physician-scientist positions at the assistant professor, associate professor or professor level.
The Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology includes physicians and basic scientists who conduct collaborative research with an emphasis on mechanisms of disease, novel therapies, epidemiology and/or outcomes research in the areas of rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, Lupus, myositis, vasculitis and other related autoimmune diseases. The Division provides a collaborative setting for the study of basic mechanisms of immunity and outcomes research that would provide new insights to the treatment of human disease. Primary responsibilities include building a research program, providing Rheumatology inpatient consultation as well as outpatient care, and the teaching of fellows, residents and medical students.
There will be opportunities for academic growth, career development and mentorship, with protected time for educational and clinical research activities, depending on applicant interests and accomplishments. We have strong basic and clinical research programs, and encourage translational research activities. Academic appointment is commensurate with professional experience. Compensation packages are competitive.
The Division of Rheumatology was recently ranked # 9 in the country by the US News and World Report. UPMC is consistently ranked as one of America's Best Hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. UPMC is a leading nonprofit health system with sixteen hospitals, 400 clinical locations, and a 1.8 million member health plan. UPMC has developed regionally, nationally, and internationally renowned programs, earning its hospitals repeated recognition among
Internal Number: 130206
About University of Pittsburgh
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.