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Clinician-Researcher for Pediatric Emergency Medicine at UPMC Children's Hospital - Academic - H...

UPMC Southwestern PA
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Closing date
May 24, 2025

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Emergency Medicine
Full Time
Position Type

The Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at the UPMC Children?s Hospital of Pittsburgh and the Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is recruiting a clinician-researcher at the Associate Professor or Professor rank. The ideal candidate for this position will be a clinician-researcher with a track record of successful research, funding, mentorship, and leadership. Early-career candidates will be mentored within our robust research environment; more senior candidates will have leadership opportunities.

Opportunity Details

  • The Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics has a mature and robust research infrastructure.
  • Research assistants screen and enroll study patients from 7 AM through 11 PM weekdays and for 8 hours each day on weekends.
  • The research staff includes four Registered Nurses and two undergraduate students.
  • A total of 19,000 patients have been consented in research studies during the last ten years; 2,246 were enrolled in 2023.
  • The infrastructure is supported by several federal grants including the HRSA-funded Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN).

What we Offer

  • Relocation assistance
  • CME allowance plus time
  • PTO plus holidays
  • Competitive base salary commensurate with experience
  • Academic rank will be offered commensurate with experience and achievement.
  • Outstanding benefit package including health, dental, vision and pension and occurrence-based malpractice

About UPMC Children?s Hospital and UPMC

  • UPMC Children?s Hospital of Pittsburgh is a level 1 trauma center and has an annual volume of more than 80,000 visits; 21% of these patients are admitted, including approximately 1,700 annual admissions to the Trauma Service. The 313-bed, acute care teaching hospital is located on 10 acres in Pittsburgh?s Lawrenceville neighborhood.
  • Children?s Hospital of Pittsburgh is the major referral site for western Pennsylvania, northeastern Ohio and northern West Virginia for ill and injured children.
  • UPMC Children?s Hospital of Pittsburgh is one of the top-ranked children?s hospitals and is at the cutting edge of research. The hospital and Department of Pediatrics ranks 7th among children?s hospitals in NIH funding for pediatric research. In 2023 the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research ranked the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 8th in NIH Funding and the Department of Pediatrics 14th
  • UPMC Children?s was the nation?s first pediatric transplant center. With a history spanning 130-plus years, UPMC Children?s today is renowned for its outstanding clinical, research, and medical education programs and services ? and for its frontline role in advancing standards of excellence in pediatric care.
  • UPMC is a $23 billion world-renowned health care provider and insurer
  • 92,000 employees, including 4,900 physicians
  • Over 40 academic, community and specialty hospitals
  • Over 800 doctors? offices and outpatient sites
  • UPMC is inventing new models of accountable, cost-effective, patient-centered care
  • Closely affiliated with University of Pittsburgh

About the Community


  • Pittsburgh is a is a vibrant, mid-sized city with the feel of a small town. Located in the southwest corner of Pennsylvania, it offers the best of everything ? an urban melting pot, historical landmarks, ethnic neighborhoods, a vibrant nightlife, picturesque countryside, and the famous three rivers.
  • The city is renowned for its cultural institutions, including the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, the National Aviary, and a diverse cultural district.
  • The city's major league professional sports teams include the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Pittsburgh Pirates.
  • Pittsburgh has a reputation as an advancing leader in medicine, education, health care, robotics, software engineering, and high-tech industries.
  • The city is consistently ranked as one of the top places for families in the U.S. and one of the most affordable, livable, and safest U.S. cities.
  • More about Pittsburgh, PA:

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

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