Pediatric Neuro-Immunologist

UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Compensation is commensurate with rank and experience.
Closing date
May 15, 2023

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University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 Department of Pediatrics

Division of Neurology


Seeking: Pediatric Neuro-Immunologist



The Division of Child Neurology and Child Development within the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine seeks a child neurologist with experience in clinical neuro-immunology for an Assistant, Associate, or full Professor position in the tenure or non-tenure stream. Applicants must have an MD or MD-PhD degree and be Board-certified or Board-eligible in Neurology with Special Competence in Child Neurology. Compensation is commensurate with rank and experience.


The Division of Child Neurology and Child Development has 28 faculty members with a broad array of subspecialty expertise and exceptional collegiality. The division supports a thriving residency/fellowship program with three child neurology and one neurodevelopmental disabilities residents/fellows per year. The division seeks to replace two senior neuro-immunologists who have built a large and varied clinical practice with extensive collaborations with neuroradiology, pediatric rheumatology, pediatric allergy-immunology and pediatric genetics. The pediatric neuro-immunology has close ties with a strong adult neuro-immunology program consisting of six faculty members and multiple clinical research projects. The successful candidate will have extensive opportunity to implement their vision of a modern pediatric neuro-immunology program.


The Division of Child Neurology ( has a robust clinical and research program that includes laboratory space in the Rangos Research Building on the Children’s Hospital Campus and full access to the research computing facilities available at the University of Pittsburgh. The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh ranks among the top 20 free-standing children’s hospitals in total and NIH-sponsored research funding. The Children’s Hospital Campus including the Rangos Research Building is minutes away from the downtown cultural district, home stadiums for three major sports teams, an internationally recognized culinary scene, and renowned centers of higher learning in the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie-Mellon University.


We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity. The University of Pittsburgh and UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh are equal opportunity employers. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/veterans are encouraged to apply.


Interested candidates should forward their CV to:

Ira Bergman MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics, Neurology and Immunology

Ronald L. and Patricia M. Violi Endowed Chair in Child Development
University of Pittsburgh
Chief, Division of Child Neurology and Child Development
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
45th Street and Penn Avenue

Faculty Pavilion 8th Floor

Pittsburgh, PA, USA 15224
Tel. 412-692-7176



    The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity, EOE, including disability/vets.


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