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UPMC continues to comply with governmental guidance related to local, state, and federal COVID-19 vaccination for employment. All employees and affiliated staff of UPMC entities are considered essential health care workers and will be accountable to follow the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) federal vaccine mandate. To be compliant with the federal mandate, employees must complete the approved vaccination dosage regimen currently defined by the federal government. Compliance with the federal mandate is encouraged before hire and is required after employment begins. Medical and religious exemption requests may be submitted for consideration.

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General Thoracic Surgeon

  • Job ID: 210004AF
  • Status:
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department:
  • Location: , Erie PA
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour


The Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh seeks to hire a full-time thoracic surgeon for UPMC Hamot.

  • General thoracic surgeon for UPMC Hamot, a 423-bed hospital in Erie, PA, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient services, and serves as a regional referral hub and Level II Trauma Center. Minimally invasive (VATS, robotic) experience needed.

Assistant Professor or Associate Professor positions in tenure or appointment stream (previously referred to as non-tenure) tracks are available at the University of Pittsburgh with rank and salary commensurate with experience and academic credentials.  Minimum requirements for these ranks are:

Assistant Professor:  Demonstrated teaching ability, experience in advanced study and research, or professional experience of a kind which would enable them to make an academic contribution.  Should also have the potential for promotion to Associate Professor.

Associate Professor:  Creation of a strong body of impactful scholarship, a local, regional, and developing national reputation, effectiveness as a teacher, and service.


Positions are open to all applicants who hold doctoral level education (MD, DO) and meet the minimum position credentials.  Applicants must be board certified or board eligible and qualified for medical licensure in Pennsylvania. 

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