The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences of the University of Pittsburgh, Magee-Womens Hospital is seeking a candidate for the Kanbour Chair of Gynecology. Dr. Kanbour dedicated her life to the improvement of women’s health. She was director of the Anisa Kanbour School of Cytology and is an international expert in pathology and cytology. As a result of her generosity Dr. Kanbour has established this endowed chair in the field of lower genital tract disorders and the department is seeking a qualified individual to continue her quest for better health for women through research and education.
Those interested should have a strong background in research of gynecologic diseases, specifically focusing on diseases of the lower genital tract. Research in the area of HPV disease and cervical cancer is desirable, but not mandatory. Individuals should be at or seeking a tenured position at the Associate Professor or Professor level, have an MD, MD/PhD or an equivalent degree and be board certified.
The endowed chair provides salary support and research funding. It is anticipated that the individual will build a clinical and research program and attract outside funding. The honoree will join the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences of the University of Pittsburgh, which is recognized nationally and internationally for clinical care and research. The individual honored with this endowed chair will also be a member of the Magee-Womens Research Institute, the largest independent research institute in the United Stated dedicated entirely to women’s health research. The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.
Applicants should send their CV to:
Richard Guido, MD, CIP
Magee-Womens Hospital of the UPMC Health System
300 Halket St
Pittsburgh, PA 15213