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Assistant Professor

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Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and a 2 to 3-page description of current and future research to eyecenter@upmc.edu. The applicant should also arrange to have three letters of reference sent by e-mail to eyecenter@upmc.edu. The University of Pittsburgh is an EOE/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employer

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Assistant Professor
Department Name 35214-Med-Ophthalmology
Position Number 0135011
Position Details

The Department of Ophthalmology (http://ophthalmology.medicine.pitt.edu/) at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine invites applications for a full time tenure-track Assistant Professor posit ion. Applications from more senior candidates will also be considered . We are specifically seeking applicants whose current research programs focus on optic nerve regeneration; or those with a strong background in cellular and molecular underpinnings of nerve regeneration in animal or stem cell models and an interest in refocusing on optic nerve regeneration. Applicants should be creative and collaborative scientists with clearly articulated short-term and long-term research goals in optic nerve regeneration. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to collaborate with members of the dynamic and growing ophthalmology and neuroscience communities in Pittsburgh including the Louis J. Fox Center for Vision Restoration (http://www.foxcenter.pitt.edu/), the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine (https://www.mirm.pitt.edu/ ), the University of Pittsburgh Brain Institute (http://www.braininstitute.pitt.edu/), the Center for Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh (http://www.cnup.pitt.edu ) and the joint Pitt-Carnegie Mellon Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition (http://www.cnbc.cmu.edu/) . The position requires a Ph.D., M .D., or M .D/ Ph.D. and a strong publication record .

Application Process

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and a 2 to 3-page description of current and future research to eyecenter@upmc.edu. The applicant should also arrange to have three letters of reference sent by e-mail to eyecenter@upmc.edu.

The University of Pittsburgh is an EOE/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employer

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.

Date Posted 05/12/2017
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