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University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Description

The Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, in the Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, is seeking full-time scientists at the levels of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor to be hired either in the tenure stream or outside the tenure stream depending on qualifications and career track. The incumbent will contribute to the academic mission of the Palliative Research Center (PaRC), the Section of Palliative Care, and the Department and School of Medicine as both a researcher and educator. Qualified applicants will have a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree and have training in clinical and/or health services research.

The incumbent will contribute to the development, performance, and dissemination of health services and clinical research projects in priority palliative care research topics, such as pain and symptom management, communication and decision making, and models of health care delivery for patients with serious illness. The majority of her/his time will be devoted to research activities, with engaged mentorship from senior faculty and support from the University of Pittsburgh’s premier research training and career development programs. The incumbent will also be expected to teach medical students and/or graduate students in the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and to mentor students, fellows, and more junior faculty in the practice of clinical research.

Applicants for Assistant Professor, non-tenure stream, should have one or more years of experience in the field of clinical and/or health services research; demonstrate the ability to obtain external research funding; have disseminated results through peer-reviewed publications and other scientific forums; have relevant teaching experience; and demonstrate the capacity for career development and promotion.

Applicants for Assistant Professor, tenure stream, should have three or more years of experience in the field of clinical and/or health services research; have obtained or demonstrate the ability to obtain external research funding; have disseminated results through peer-reviewed publications and other scientific forums; have significant teaching experience; and demonstrate the capacity for sustained career development, promotion, and tenure.

Applicants for Associate Professor, tenure stream, should have five or more years of experience in the field of clinical and/or health services research; have independent, external research funding and a substantial record of peer-reviewed publications; have significant teaching experience; and demonstrate the capacity for sustained, impactful, and independent scholarly contributions and leadership.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae to requisition #22004005 at https://www.join.pitt.edu/

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity, EOE, including disability/vets.

The University of Pittsburgh requires all Pitt constituents (employees and students) on all campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption. Visit coronavirus.pitt.edu to learn more about this requirement.

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Attn: Robert Arnold
E-mail: rabob@pitt.edu

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