UPMC Italy is issuing a call for applications for the following fixed-term position: Anesthesia Fellow (Ref. Fellow Anes/19 TD)

UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) is a world-renowned health and research enterprise headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. A $19 billion company with 85,000 employees, UPMC is inventing new models of patient-centered, costeffective, accountable care. With over a thousand employees and offices in Latium, 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 in partnership with Civico Hospital and the Ri.MED Foundation.

IRCCS-ISMETT is specialized in advanced cardiothoracic and vascular therapies, including ventricular assistance and ECMO support. It also offers solid organ transplant programs for adults and pediatric patients. The Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care is responsible for all pre- and post-operatory phases, including a Fast Track program and Acute Pain Service, and also manages the ICU with its 20 beds and about 900 admissions every year.

Thanks to ISMETT’s state-of-the-art technology, and after adequate training, the Fellow will quickly learn how to manage the most complex cases, offering anesthesia and reanimation care. The Fellow will also have the opportunity to review and practice all anesthesia procedures, such as inserting ECMO, intra-aortic balloon pumps, or pulmonary catheters, and performing percutaneous tracheostomies and transesophageal echocardiographies.

IRCCS-ISMETT is the ideal workplace for young postgraduates wishing to increase their knowledge of anesthesia in the field of organ transplantation and advanced cardiothoracic therapies.


  • Degree in Medicine and Surgery recognized in Italy, or equivalent title.
  • Postgraduate diploma (recognized in Italy or equivalent title) in Anesthesia and Critical Care.
  • Enrollment in the professional board.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Professional or training experience in ICU or OR, in Italy or abroad.
  • Experience in other transplant centers. is issuing a call for applications for the following fixed-term position:
  • Scientific production rated with the H-index.

English proficiency, good knowledge of the main computer applications, willingness to spend periods of training abroad, strong motivation, flexibility, stress management, problem-solving, communication, interpersonal relationship, 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, 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 (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 Job Posting.

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 November 30, 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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