UPMC Italy is issuing a job posting for the following fixed-term position: 1 Thoracic Surgery Fellow (Ref. Fellow Torac/19 TD)

UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) is a world-renowned health and research enterprise headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. A $17 billion company with 80,000 employees, UPMC is inventing new models of patient-centered, cost-effective, accountable care. With over a thousand employees and offices in 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 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 Civico Hospital and the Ri.MED Foundation.

We are seeking a young specialized physician interested in embarking on a fellowship program in the field of thoracic surgery.
Under the supervision of the chief of the Thoracic Surgery and Lung Transplant Unit, the selected candidate will take part in the thoracic surgery and lung transplant procedures including operating room activity, organ procurement and transplant, patient clinical management, and research activity.

Requisites:

  • 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 professional board.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Scientific production rated with the H-index.

The ideal candidate possesses the following requisites: documented clinical and surgical experience in thoracic surgery, transplant surgery, and minimally-invasive surgery.

English proficiency, good knowledge of the main computer applications, willingness to spend periods of training abroad, and stress management, problem-solving, communication, interpersonal relationship, communication, and teamwork skills are also instrumental to the role.

The workplace is Palermo.

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
(General Rules Governing the Work of Public Administrationshttp://www.upmcitaly.it/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Art-ENG.pdf).

After reading the privacy statement and 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 indicating the reference code. 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 March 4, 2019.

Only applications submitted on-line (http://selezioni.upmcitaly.it) 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 CV will be processed by UPMC Italy and IRCCS ISMETT for selections for this or other similar positions. Applicants are requested not to include special categories of personal data (e.g., 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 and www.upmcitaly.it in the “Job Opportunities” section.

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