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Research Assistant Professor, Pitt Trauma Research Center

University of Pittsburgh, Surgery Department

Job Title: Research Assistant Professor, Pitt Trauma Research Center
Job Location: Pittsburgh , PA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Medicine, dentistry, pharmacy
Date Posted: 2018-06-27
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description





Research Assistant Professor
University of Pittsburgh

Pitt Trauma Research Center- Research Program Director

The Pitt Trauma Research Center in the Department of Surgery is seeking a Research Project Director for a non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Research Assistant Professor. The ideal candidate will be dedicated to meaningful research and its contribution to a health system that strives to conduct cutting edge research related to life-threatening acute medical problems with trauma and its consequences. With the strong support of the Department of Surgery and UPMC, we aim to fulfill our mission goals and contribute to the growth and prestige of our supporting institutions.

The Program Director, in collaboration with the Centerís Executive Committee and the Department Chair, is responsible for providing overarching direction of the research initiatives of the Center and will be responsible for independently coordinating, monitoring and organizing multiple projects. He/ she will recognize the need for innovation and develop new or revised research methodologies and approaches to accomplish the Centers goals. The incumbent will work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team and will establish metrics for which to measure and evaluate the success of the initiatives, as well as to identify opportunities for enhancements.

The incumbent will work as part of a team that includes principal investigators, clinicians, clinical coordinators, basic scientists, system biologists and research staff that all will work individually as well as cohesively to investigate the mechanisms leading to immune dysregulation.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

Job Requirements

This position requires that the incumbent have an understanding of trauma, inflammation and/or immunology in order to keep the agenda moving forward. In addition, the incumbent should have clinical research and administrative experience, excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to work independently and within a team to promote multiple projects simultaneously are highly preferred. Experience in research project management required. PhD or MD with at least 5 years of relevant experience is preferred.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Please send curriculum vitae, a statement describing interest in the position, qualifications and experience, and the names and addresses of at least three references to: Debra Williams at williamsd8@upmc.edu.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

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To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Debra Williams as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on www.AcademicCareers.com. Thank you.

Debra Williams
Please Apply as Included Above
Pittsburgh , PA
E-Mail: williamsd8@upmc.edu

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