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Assistant or Associate Professor

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Division of Child Neurology
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Closing date
May 16, 2022

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Life Sciences, Neuroscience
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The Division of Child Neurology within the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine seeks pediatric neuroscience candidates for an Assistant or Associate Professor position in the tenure track.  Candidates must be carrying out basic science and/or translational research in areas related to pediatric cerebrovascular diseases.  The use of genetic and genomic approaches are preferred. Applicants must have an MD, PhD or MD-PhD degree.

Teaching responsibilities may include Ph.D.-level graduate students, post-doctoral Ph.D. fellows, and M.D. fellows.  Compensation is commensurate rank and experience.

The successful candidate will build an independent research program in basic and/or translational pediatric neurology that results in publications in high-quality peer-reviewed journals and funding from NIH and other federal or non-federal funding agencies.  The selected candidate will interact and collaborate with investigators in the Department of Pediatrics, as well as with the larger neuroscience community across the University of Pittsburgh campus.  The ideal candidate will have the ability to productively collaborate with clinicians to foster translational research in their area of expertise.

The Division of Child Neurology ( has a robust clinical and research program that includes laboratory space in the Rangos Research Building on the Children’s Hospital Campus and full access to the research computing facilities available at the University of Pittsburgh. The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh ranks among the top 10 free standing children’s hospitals in total and NIH- sponsored research funding. The Rangos Research Building stands minutes away from the downtown cultural district, home stadiums for three major sports teams, an internationally recognized culinary scene, and renowned centers of higher learning in the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie-Mellon University.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity. The University of Pittsburgh and the UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh are equal opportunity employers. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/veterans are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should forward their CV to:

Todd Lamitina, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

University of Pittsburgh

Rangos Research Center, Suite 7122

UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

4401 Penn Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15224

Todd Lamitina (



    The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity, EOE, including disability/vets.

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