Assistant/Associate/Professor of Otolaryngology (Surgeon-Scientist) – University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Otolaryngology

Hiring Facility: University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Otolaryngology

Hiring Facility Location: 203 Lothrop St, EEI, Suite 500, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Hospital System: UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside
Head and Neck, Neurology, Otology, Skull Base Surgery
Assistant/Associate/Professor of Otolaryngology (Surgeon-Scientist)

Position Description: The Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and the University of Pittsburgh is recruiting an Otolaryngologist at the [open rank] Assistant/Associate/Professor level with a specialization in Otology, Neurotology or Skull Base Surgery. This position offers the opportunity to join a thriving academic, clinical and research department with a residency training program. The incumbent would also join the Pittsburgh Hearing Research Center and should be an exceptional scientist to establish vigorous independent research programs and promote synergy between clinical and translational research. Candidates performing research related to hearing restoration or prevention of hearing loss are especially encouraged to apply.

This individual would join an established Otolaryngology department based at an academic care facility and engage in all aspects of academic surgery, including clinical care, teaching learners of all levels, clinical research, and service for the department, the institution, and regional/national societies. The ideal candidate would hold a PhD in Neuroscience, Molecular/Cell Biology, Cognitive and Neural Systems, Computational Science, Communications Science, Bioengineering, or other similar Biological/Biomedical or Health Science related field, and an M.D. (or equivalent) degree, or have completed a clinician scientist training pathway, and be board eligible in Otolaryngology. Candidates who have undergone additional fellowship trained in Otology, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery or Advanced Otology are preferred. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience, Assistant Professor requires 1-5 years of experience; Associate Professor requires 6-10 years; Professor requires 10+ years of experience.

The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

How to apply: To apply, please go to, select Faculty Positions, and search for requisition # 24003409 or # 24003410 in the keyword search.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer that values equality of opportunity, human dignity, diversity, and EOE, including disability and veterans.

More information about the department can be found at, and questions regarding the position can be directed to Peter Santa Maria at or Jess Townsend at