| Position Summary: |
The Department of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking an outstanding physician-scientist to serve as the Chief of our Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition. We are looking for an individual with exemplary leadership, administrative, and mentoring skills who maintains a significant extramural grant portfolio and will work to enhance the clinical, research and educational activities of the Division.
The University of Pittsburgh is annually ranked in the top five institutions in terms of NIH funding dollars, and UPMC, as a partner, continues to make major investments in the academic mission of the School of Medicine. The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition currently has over 70 faculty members, maintains a robust and diverse clinical profile, and has a strong translational research infrastructure that incorporates cell biology, genetics, neuroscience, immunology, tissue regeneration, transplant, physiology, and epidemiology. The Division oversees a highly competitive fellowship program and maintains a pre- and post- doctoral T32 research training program, currently in its 13th year.
Pittsburgh is consistently rated as one of the most livable cities in the United Stated by the Economist, Forbes, and the Place Rated Almanac. The city and region has a strong economy based in health care, higher education, biomedical research, technology, robotics, nuclear engineering, finance, and services. Pittsburgh offers outstanding schools, affordable housing, safe, varied and eclectic communities, superb cultural and sporting activities, and a range of outstanding indoor and outdoor recreational activities for all ages. Together, these attributes make Pittsburgh a great place to live for adults and children.
Application Process: Interested applications should forward a curriculum vitae and letter of interest to Mark Gladwin, MD, Chair of the Department of Medicine, at: firstname.lastname@example.org. The University of Pittsburgh is an Equal Opportunity Employer for Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.