UPMC Italy is issuing a call for applications for the following fixed-term position: 1 Cardiac Surgery Unit Clinical Fellowship (Ref. Fellow CC/19 TD)
UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) is a world-renowned health and research enterprise headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S. A $21 billion company with over 87,000 employees, UPMC is inventing new models of patient-centered, cost-effective, accountable care. With over 1,000 employees working (directly or through partner companies) in its facilities in Campania, Lazio, Sicily, 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’s clinical and scientific activity mainly focuses on transplantation and oncology, and also in other specialties: from emergency medicine to neurosurgery, from preventive medicine to cardiac surgery.
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 (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) in partnership with Civico Hospital and the Ri.MED Foundation.
IRCCS ISMETT is provided with a state-of-the-art cardiac surgery center where close to 800 extracorporeal circulation procedures are performed every year. The procedures, performed with the most modern minimally invasive techniques, encompass all adult cardiovascular diseases, including valve diseases, ischemic heart diseases, thoracic aneurysms, and congenital heart diseases. A heart transplant and mechanical circulatory support program is also available for patients with end-stage cardiac decompensation who cannot undergo conventional surgery.
We are seeking young specialized physicians interested in embarking on a fellowship program in the cardiac surgery unit. The selected candidate will be involved in the daily activity of our Cardiac Surgery Unit, including medical rounds and OR activity.
Other requisites: English proficiency, inclination for research activity, knowledge of main computer applications, strong motivation, flexibility, and stress management, problem solving, interpersonal, communication, and teamwork skills are also instrumental to the role.
UPMC Italy reserves any and wider sole right of discretion in assessing the applicants and the eligibility of the applications.
Only applicants who are not excluded under the provisions articulated in Legislative decree 165/2001, Art. 53, para. 16-ter, and subsequent modifications and amendments can participate in this selection (General Rules Governing the Work of Public Administrations http://www.upmcitaly.it/en/note-esplicative-allart-53-comma-16-ter-d-lgs-nr-1652001/).
After reading the privacy statement and authorizing the processing of their personal data (Legislative decree 196/2003), applicants of either sex (Law 903/77) are requested to fill out the on-line application form, indicating the reference code, 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 state, by means of a self-declaration, their possession of the requisites listed in this call for applications.
All communications from UPMC Italy will be e-mailed to the address given by the applicant upon submission of the application.
The deadline to submit applications is July 18, 2019.
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 the applicant, the latter will be excluded from the selection process, and any negotiation deemed permanently suspended.
Personal data included in the CVs will be processed by UPMC Italy in its role of data controller, 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 http://www.upmcitaly.it/en/ in the “Work With Us” section.
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