University of Pittsburgh
Faculty Professor – Full-Time
Med-Pediatrics – Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh – (23006026)
Director, Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Department of Pediatrics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
The Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh
School of Medicine is recruiting a physician investigator on the tenure track to serve as the Division Director. The
ideal candidate for this position is a physician-scientist with a strong record of research accomplishments in
patient-oriented, translational, or basic science research. The Division Director also should have excellent
mentoring, clinical, and teaching skills as well as administrative experience sufficient to lead the division. The
The Division Director will be supported by generous development funds and will be offered an endowed chair.
The Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at the University of Pittsburgh encompasses the largest, most
comprehensive childhood cancer and blood disease center in Western Pennsylvania, Eastern Ohio, and
Northern West Virginia regions. The Division currently includes 21 faculty members and 10 Advanced-Practice
Providers, who provide compassionate, state-of-the-art care for children with cancer and hematologic disorders.
Members of the Division have extensive research interests spanning basic research to understand cancer
mechanisms, high-impact translational research, and NIH-funded clinical trials. The Division is also home to an
outstanding fellowship program to train future leaders in pediatric hematology and oncology.
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is comprised of 20 divisions, six
centers, and two institutes, with over 350 faculty members. The Department receives around $60 million in annual
research support from the NIH and other federal and non-federal funding agencies.
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, was included in the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s
2023-2024 list of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals,” is a 317-bed, free-standing children’s hospital located in
the thriving Lawrenceville neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. UPMC Children’s Hospital cares for over
80% of all hospitalized children (and over 90% of all hospitalized children under the age of 12) in our region, a
large catchment area that includes Western Pennsylvania, Eastern Ohio, Northern West Virginia, and
Southwestern New York. Overlooking the Allegheny River and much of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area, the
hospital is minutes away from the downtown cultural district, home stadiums for three major league sports teams,
an internationally recognized culinary scene, and renowned centers of higher learning at the University of
Pittsburgh and Carnegie-Mellon University.
We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity and belonging. The University of Pittsburgh and UPMC
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh are equal opportunity employer. Interested individuals should forward a letter
of intent and curriculum vitae. Informal inquiries also are encouraged. We seek applicants as well as nominees.
The position is for the recruitment of a Professor on the tenure track. Available positions are open to all applicants
who hold doctoral-level education in the field of medicine (MD, DO), are board certified or board eligible, are
qualified for medical licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and meet the minimum position
credentials for the pediatric specialty to provide clinical service. Responsibilities will include clinical patient care,
teaching, service, admin, and research as determined by the Chair.
This position is in the tenure track at the University of Pittsburgh with rank and salary commensurate with
experience and academic credentials. General rank requirements: Professors have 10 or more years of experience
with clear demonstration of leadership, academic excellence, and innovation in pediatric hematology and
The University of Pittsburgh is committed to championing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our community. This commitment is a fundamental value of the University and is crucial in helping us advance our mission, which includes attracting and retaining diverse workforces. We will continue to create and maintain an environment that allows individuals to discover, belong, contribute, and grow, while honoring the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of all.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.
The University of Pittsburgh requires all Pitt constituents (employees and students) on all campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption. Visit hr.pitt.edu/contact-ohr to learn more.
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Required Attachments: Curriculum Vitae
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