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Associate Professor/Professor

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Interested candidates should contact: Patrick M. Kochanek, MD; Professor and Vice Chairman, Department of Critical Care Medicine; Director, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research; 3434 Fifth Avenue; University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 15228; Phone: 412-383-1900; E-mail: kochanekpm@ccm.upmc.edu.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Associate Professor/Professor
Department Name 35296-Med-Critical Care Medicine
Position Number 0130142
Position Details

The Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is seeking applicants to serve as Vice Chair for Education and occupy the prestigious Grenvik Chair for Critical Care education. The Department of Critical Care Medicine includes 85 faculty members in three divisions (adult, pediatric and hospitalist) and is an international leader in the field in clinical care as well as basic, clinical and translational research. Over 45 critical care medicine fellows train annually in the program across the disciplines of surgery, anesthesiology, medicine, emergency medicine, and pediatrics and it has dedicated many of the world’s leaders in critical care. The individual will be responsible for directing all critical care medicine education in the department along with providing oversight of the department’s role in medical school education. Applicants should have an established record of excellence in critical care education and experience with the use of contemporary tools in the discipline such as simulation and ultrasound. The applicant should have a vision for curriculum development, faculty education (adult, pediatric, hospitalist), life-long learning, and contemporary applications of cognitive and technical advances in education including bedside information management. Candidates should be board certified in critical care medicine, or demonstrate equivalent credentials, and is suitable for a tenured faculty position at or above the level of Associate Professor.

Application Process

Interested candidates should contact: Patrick M. Kochanek, MD; Professor and Vice Chairman, Department of Critical Care Medicine; Director, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research; 3434 Fifth Avenue; University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 15228; Phone: 412-383-1900; E-mail: kochanekpm@ccm.upmc.edu.

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 08/07/2012
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date)
Contact Person Patrick M. Kochanek, MD
Contact Email kochanekpm@ccm.upmc.edu
Contact Phone 412-383-1900