The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) are seeking MD, PhD, or MD/PhD researchers for full-time faculty positions investigating geriatric mental health, neurodegeneration, or neuroprotection. Positions are available at the assistant and associate levels, but qualified candidates at other levels will also be considered.
Growth is sought in both preclinical and clinical approaches to geriatric mental disorders, consequently, multiple positions are available. Primary selection criteria are history of productivity and ability to enhance an interactive and dynamic late life disorders research community within and across departments in the greater Pittsburgh academic environment.
Successful candidates will join a vibrant and highly interactive research community with a long history of excellence in basic, translational and clinical research. The Department of Psychiatry is prepared to invest substantial resources to ensure success.
Application Process: Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research interest, and names and contact information of at least three references to email@example.com. EEO /AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled
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