The University of Pittsburgh, Department of Developmental Biology is conducting a search for an individual with a demonstrated record of research accomplishments to fill a tenure track position. The individual will establish a vigorous independently funded research program in developmental biology. Proximity of the Rangos Research Center to Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh will allow easy access to patent material and collaborative interactions with clinical faculty. The Univeristy is fifth in NIH funding amongst U.S. institutions of higher education. A generous start up package and highly competitive salary will be offered. Applicants should hold a PhD and/or MD or equivalent degree (s) and have demonstrable expertise and scholarly achievement.
Application Process: Application material including the candidate's curriculum vitae, the names and contact information of three references and a brief statement of research interests should be sent to: Michael O'Neill at firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to Michael O'Neill, 530 45th Street, 8111 Rangos Research Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15201.
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