Experienced Pediatric Critical Care Intensivist - Senior Clinical Investigator

  • University of Pittsburgh, Critical Care Medicine Department, School of Medicine
  • Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Mar 11, 2020
Full time   Health Sciences, OT, PT, Kinesiology Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description


The Department of Critical Care Medicine, Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine of the University of Pittsburgh seeks a Senior clinical investigator with an established track record of federally funded research in pediatric brain injury and clinical expertise in pediatric neurocritical care.

 Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh is a 296-bed hospital serving 5 million people. The patient population includes virtually every child in the region suffering life-threatening illness or injury. In addition to having the full range of medical subspecialties and active cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, and other subspecialty surgery programs, the hospital is an international center for liver, small bowel, multivisceral, heart, and lung transplantation. An active ECMO program cares for children with severe respiratory or circulatory insufficiency. Overall, over 2700 patients are admitted each year to the 36-bed intensive care unit.

 The training program in pediatric critical care medicine is internationally renowned. Opportunities for education research and innovation are plentiful, including an exceptional simulation center. Fellows in the accredited Critical Care Medicine training program provide 24-hour in-house coverage.

 Collaborative opportunities and resources for both clinical and laboratory research abound at the University of Pittsburgh. We have particular strengths in translational neurointensive care, neuroscience, bioinformatics, resuscitation, sepsis, shock, transport medicine, and health services research. An established track record of funded independent research in pediatric brain injury and leading federally-funded multicenter trials is required for this tenure-track position.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Preferred and Required Qualifications as appropriate for the position.

Application Details

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


Interested applicants should submit a current CV and the names and addresses of three references to:

Dr. Robert Clark
clo Stephanie Wigenton, Faculty Affairs
University of Pittsburgh Physicians
Department of Critical Care Medicine
640B Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrace Street
Mail Stop: HPU 01 06 04
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Email:  wigentonse@upmc.edu
Fax:     (412) 578-9213



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