The University of Pittsburgh Department of Emergency Medicine invites applications and nominations for a newly endowed professorship in emergency medical services research. The successful candidate is expected to focus on investigation related to emergency care and to maintain external funding. A strong record of scholarship with national recognition in fields related to emergency care is required. The successful candidate should mentor junior colleagues, engage in the training mission of the department, and create collaborations throughout the University. Applicants should hold a doctorate and be eligible for full-time appointment at the rank of associate or full professor with tenure. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is a national leader in investigation and is ranked fifth nationally in NIH funded support.
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Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.
Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.
Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.
Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military..., conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.