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Vice Chair for Clinical Research

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Vice Chair for Clinical Research

UPMC/University of Pittsburgh is seeking a senior level, high-achieving physician-investigator for the tenure-track position of Vice Chair for Clinical Research of the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine. This department has a rich history of investigations in resuscitation medicine and anesthesia mechanisms, has a reputation as a nationally leading academic anesthesiology department, and has consistently ranked among the top institutions in NIH funding. The Vice Chair for Clinical Research will oversee and direct the department’s Clinical Research Program. The successful candidate must be a federally-funded physician-investigator with a track record of high-quality clinical research accomplishments and sustained extramural research funding. As the leader of the department’s clinical research enterprise, excellent interpersonal skills and political acumen are essential to expand the department’s multi-disciplinary clinical research portfolio. Strong strategic leadership and mentorship skills are crucial characteristics required for success.

Core responsibilities for the Vice Chair for Clinical Research include not only advancing their own clinical and translational research, but also mentoring a pool of talented scholars among residents and fellows; providing strong support for a cadre of promising junior and mid-level faculty scholars; expanding clinical and translational research programs; and promoting multi-disciplinary and nationally/internationally collaborative clinical research projects, thus continuing to elevate the department’s status and impact on clinical and translational anesthesiology research. Adding to already established clinical research support systems, the department has committed to providing sufficient financial, administrative, and logistic support to the Vice Chair for Clinical Research to achieve these exciting goals.

The Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine comprises over 250 faculty members and over 470 CRNAs providing services at 17 clinical sites within the UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) hospital system. Total anesthesiology cases exceed 300,000 annually. UPMC is an internationally renowned academic medical center with a robust infrastructure to support physicians with innovative clinical programs and biomedical and health science research, making discoveries that save lives and change the landscape of patient care at the bedside. As part of our Physician Services Division and a University of Pittsburgh faculty member, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with clinicians from around the world and become part of a vibrant community of health care providers dedicated to making a difference in their chosen field—and in the lives of others.

Qualified candidates must possess an MD or PhD. All inquiries will be held in strict confidence. To apply or nominate a candidate for this position or to request additional information, please contact:

Aman Mahajan, MD, PhD, MBA, Peter and Eva Safar Professor and Chair Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, Executive Director, UPMC Perioperative and Surgical Services Professor of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine and Biomedical Informatics, Professor of Bioengineering Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Executive Assistant: Jennifer Branik A-1305 Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrace St. Pittsburgh, PA 15261, Tel: 412-647-2813, branikjm@UPMC.EDU

The University of Pittsburgh is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.

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Posted: 2019-10-08 Expires: 2019-11-07

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Vice Chair for Clinical Research

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
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