The Pediatric Critical Care Division of the Department of Critical Care Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking a board-certified pediatric intensivist to complement the clinical and research activities of the division. Applicants should have 5-10 years of broad-based clinical experience and be familiar with the full spectrum of patients requiring pediatric intensive care, in particular, those suffering brain injury. The ideal candidate will have strong investigational skills and a track record of obtaining independent peer-reviewed extramural funding for research and will contribute to ongoing research in oxidative and nitrosative mechanisms of neurologic injury. The successful candidate will participate in the brain injury research program at the Safar Center for Resuscitation Research and will enhance collaboration between Critical Care Medicine and other University departments, in particular the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health. Appointment will be at or above the level of Associate Professor in the tenure stream.
Internal Number: 173970
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