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Academic Epileptologists – Faculty Opportunities at University of Pittsburgh School of Med & UPMC

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Competitive rank and base salary commensurate with experience and an outstanding benefits package
Closing date
Oct 11, 2022

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Academic Epileptologists – Faculty Opportunities at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Medical Center (UPMC) – Join a World-Class University and Organization in a top American city

The Department of Neurology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) is seeking epileptologists to join our robust epilepsy center served by nine (9) experienced epileptologists and a world-class multidisciplinary epilepsy surgical team. Applicants should have experience in all aspects of clinical epilepsy, including electroencephalography, continuous-EEG monitoring, noninvasive and invasive video-EEG evaluations in the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, and the comprehensive medical management of patients with drug-resistant epilepsy. Candidates with a subspecialty interest in epilepsy surgery evaluations including intracranial monitoring, women’s health in epilepsy, autoimmune epilepsy, and functional seizures are particularly encouraged to apply. Two-year subspecialty epilepsy training is preferred, although one-year of training will be considered. Ideal candidates must be qualified for medical licensure in Pennsylvania and meet the requirements necessary for a faculty position at the University of Pittsburgh.

About the Epilepsy Division and University of Pittsburgh Comprehensive Epilepsy Center (UPCEC) in the Department of Neurology at University of Pittsburgh

  • The University of Pittsburgh is ranked among the top 10 recipients of National Institutes of Health research funding since 1998 UPMC is a $23 billion world-renowned health care provider and insurer based in Pittsburgh, PA UPMC is inventing new models of accountable, cost-effective, patient-centered care systemwide through the UPMC Epilepsy System of Care The UPEC is a Level 4 NAEC Epilepsy Center and is among the best equipped epilepsy centers in the world: a dedicated 8-bed adult epilepsy monitoring unit (EMU) with the latest EEG equipment with expansion plans to 12-beds, extensive EEG facilities with a dedicated Continuous EEG (CEEG) Monitoring Service, multimodality neuroimaging that includes 3.0–7.0 T MRI, fMRI, PET, PET-MRI, SPECT, and the latest model of the whole-head MEG System. Among many other things, our multidisciplinary treatment team prides itself with a collaborative culture, a dedicated super tech team of Analysts supporting our growing CEEG Monitoring Service, and remotely controlled automatic SPECT injectors.

What We Offer

  • Relocation costs Competitive rank and base salary commensurate with experience and an outstanding benefit package Excellent work/life balance 20 working days PTO (4 weeks) 10 working days of CME allowance University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine faculty appointment commensurate with experience

About the Community

  • Pittsburgh leaped to No. 26 on U.S. News and World Report’s list of the Best Places to Live in the U.S. for 2022.  It was also named the sixth-best U.S. city to live based on affordability. Very reasonable cost of living Mid-size city with all the amenities of a large city and a friendly, community vibe Known as the City of Bridges, with 446 bridges, it has more than any city in the country Unmatched sports culture Abundant with parks, museums, music, universities and much more!

Interested candidates should send their CV to Dr. Page B. Pennell, Henry B. Higman Professor and Chair of Neurology, c/o Stacey Wagner,

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC.

Our Values

At UPMC, we are driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & SafetyDignity & RespectCaring & ListeningResponsibility & IntegrityExcellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today!

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