Assistant Professor of Medicine

Posting Details

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Job Type Faculty
Position Title Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department Name 35207J-Med-Div of Rheumatology
Position Number 0135347
Position Details

The Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology in the Department of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC are seeking outstanding independent physician-scientists at the associate professor or professor level (tenure-track).

The Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology includes physician 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 or 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 research activities, depending on applicant interests and accomplishments. Academic appointment is commensurate with professional experience. Tenure track or tenure may be offered based on qualifications. There are opportunities for leadership roles within our division. Compensation packages are competitive.

The Division of Rheumatology was recently ranked #8 in the country and #1 in Pennsylvania by the US News and World Report. UPMC is consistently ranked as one of America 1 s Best Hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. The School of Medicine has an impressive array of research facilities.

Qualified candidates must be:

- Must have a MO or DO degree
- ABIM board certified in Internal Medicine and board certified/board eligible in Rheumatology
- Licensed to practice medicine in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
- An active research program and a demonstrated research funding record

Application Process

Interested applicants please send a curriculum vitae, a letter of interest, a description of research focus, and the names of four to five references to:

Larry Moreland, MD, Chief, Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology Division, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3500 Terrace Street, Bioscience Tower-South, S-711 1 Pittsburgh, PA 15261. Email:

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

UPMC is an equal opportunity 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 08/02/2017
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