UPMC Italy is issuing a call for applications for the following fixed-term position: 1 Thoracic Surgery Fellow (Ref. Torac/21 TD)
UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) is a world-renowned healthcare and research enterprise headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S., inventing new models of patient-centered, cost-effective, accountable care.
With facilities in Sicily, Campania, Lazio, and Tuscany, UPMC Italy (the Italian division of UPMC) is a leader in patient care, biomedical research, telemedicine, IT development and consulting services in areas related to medicine and research.
UPMC Italy offers professional opportunities in an international and multicultural setting at IRCCS ISMETT (Istituto Mediterraneo per i Trapianti e Terapie ad Alta Specializzazione) one of the most technologically advanced and state-of-the-art medical centers in Italy, managed by UPMC in partnership with ARNAS Civico Hospital in Palermo and the Ri.MED Foundation.
In consideration of the current COVID-19 health emergency, the selected candidate may be involved in the Anesthesia and Intensive Care Department in support of the clinical-assistance activity in the 2 ICUs currently open (COVID and non-COVID).
The selected candidate will participate in thoracic surgeries and lung transplants, which include operating room activity, procurement and transplant, clinical management of patients, and research activity.
- Degree in Medicine and Surgery recognized in Italy, or equivalent title.
- Postgraduate diploma in Thoracic surgery recognized in Italy, or equivalent title.
- Enrollment in the Board of Physicians
- Previous working experience in other organ transplant centers.
- Specific training in transplant surgery and lung transplant surgery.
- International training experiences.
- Scientific production rated with the H-index.
- Good knowledge of English.
The ideal candidate has surgical and scientific experience in thoracic surgery; experience in the management of major thoracic surgical procedures in the scope of transplantation and elective and emergency thoracic general surgery; strong ability for interdisciplinary work and problem solving; ability in clinical research; knowledge of the main computer applications, and flexibility.
The workplace is Palermo.
UPMC Italy reserves the right of discretion to the fullest extent permitted by law in assessing applicants and the eligibility of their applications.
Only applicants not excluded under the provisions articulated in Legislative decree 165/2001, art. 53, para. 16-ter, and subsequent modifications and amendments (General Rules Governing the Work of Public Administrations), can participate in this selection.
After reading the privacy statement and, if necessary, authorizing the processing of their personal data (EU Regulation 2016/679), applicants of both sexes (Law 903/77) are requested to fill out the on-line application form available at http://selezioni.upmcitaly.it/?lang=en
When filling out the on-line application form, applicants will be requested to attach their CV. Applicants are also requested to attach a motivation letter and a list of their scientific publications.
At the end of the on-line process, applicants will be requested to issue a self-statement regarding their possession of the requisites listed in this call for applications.
All communications from UPMC Italy will be e-mailed to the address stated by the candidate upon submitting his/her application.
The deadline to submit the applications is February 23, 2021.
Only applications submitted on-line (http://selezioni.upmcitaly.it/?lang=en) with an attached CV will be taken into consideration.
Under penalty of exclusion, at the request of UPMC Italy at any time during the selection process and within the mandatory deadline, applicants must provide evidence of the requisites stated in their self-declaration. Should any preliminary verification show a discrepancy with any statement submitted by an applicant, the latter will be excluded from the selection process, and any negotiation permanently suspended.
Personal data included in the CV will be processed by UPMC Italy and IRCCS ISMETT in their capacity of joint controllers for selections for this or other similar positions. Applicants are requested to not include sensitive data (e.g., on health status), unless strictly necessary. Detailed information, also with reference to data storage times and rights recognized under EU Regulation 2016/679, are available at www.ismett.edu/en/ on the “Career at ISMETT” page and at upmcitaly.it/en/ on the “Work With Us” page.