The Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and the Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh is recruiting a physician-scientist at the Associate Professor level on the tenure track. The Division, under the leadership of Richard A. Saldino, MD, is an extremely busy clinical program that supports both clinical and basic science research relevant to pediatric health and emergency medicine. The Division is the nodal center for one of six nodes in the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). 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 ideal candidate for this position would be an energetic scientist with a prior track record of excellent research in small animal models of asphyxial cardiac arrest. In particular, the successful candidate should have research experience in global and regional differences in cerebral blood flow and blood brain barrier permeability to solutes after experimental cardiac arrest in rat models. A successful candidate will be an MD and have a record of publication in this area as well as other factors indicating strong potential for academic productivity, extramural funding, research mentorship/teaching, and programmatic leadership. As well, the ideal candidate should have active NIH R01 funding.
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