The Division of General Internal Medicine (DGIM) at the University of Pittsburgh has extensive research and educational enterprises grounded in its experience as a large-scale provider of patient medical care. The Division's faculty maintain a large portfolio of externally-funded clinical research projects that include studies of comparative effectiveness, health disparities, patient-centered outcomes, cost-effectiveness, and other areas of health services. Through a variety of graduate educational and training programs, DGIM also prepares physicians and other junior health scientists to become independent, productive clinical researchers.
The DGIM is seeking a Digital Media Writer to promote its various research, clinical, and educational activities to University of Pittsburgh stakeholders, collegial institutions and peers, and the general public.
The incumbent is responsible for the following: - Managing multiple social media accounts and websites for specific centers and programs - Curating and linking social media/websites to existing material - Developing novel content and engaging other relevant individuals and organizations through social media - Write, edit, and update content on Division websites
To highlight faculty achievements and Division news, the incumbent will produce print and electronic newsletters and reports, as well as manage news content streaming to public display monitors.
As needed, the incumbent also will assist the Division's Medical Writer and Editor to edit research manuscripts and grant applications.
Internal Number: 160054
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.
Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.
Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.
Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military..., conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.