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The Department of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh, Division of Gerontology, and the Department of Occupational Environmental Health invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to lead and/or expand our research program in Geroscience. Applicants must have an outstanding record of scientific accomplishments in one or more sub-disciplines of aging biology, as demonstrated by a strong publication record, success in securing competitive research funding, and national and international recognition. The successful candidate will receive a competitive start-up package and salary support, and is expected to establish an active research group in aging mechanisms and geroscience that synergizes and collaborates with faculty across the institution, and participates in interdisciplinary research and training. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine has a long and productive track record in basic research and clinical investigation. The University of Pittsburgh ranks among the top ten universities nationally in terms of annual NIH research support, both in general and in aging. The University's partner, UPMC, encompasses 22 hospitals, 10 affiliated hospitals, and more than 25 rehabilitation centers, and is the leading integrated health care delivery system in western Pennsylvania. Through different centers of excellence, more than $1 billion in funding has been secured over the last 30 years of aging research at the University of Pittsburgh. Among these centers are the Aging Institute of UPMC Senior Services, the Division of Geriatric Medicine, the NIH-funded Claude Pepper Center of Excellence in Aging, the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, the VA Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, and the Advanced Center in Intervention and Services Research in Late-Life Depression Prevention. Together with the university-wide SPRIG (Stimulating Pittsburgh Research in Geroscience), these centers and others provide a superb and broadly-based research environment.
Application Process: Applications should include a cover letter that describes the applicant's research interest, CV, a description of past research accomplishments, and a detailed plan of proposed research as well as the names and information of three individuals who may be contacted for letters of recommendation. In order to ensure full consideration, applicants must be received by June 30, 2016. PDF application materials should be submitted to Nicole Chinn email@example.com. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer for Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.