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Vascular Neurologist - Assistant Professor (2 positions available)

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID353429
LocationTwin Cities
Job FamilyAcademic
Full/Part TimeFull-Time
Job Code9403
Employee ClassInstr Fac/TC and Coord Cmp
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Department/Position Highlights:
The University of Minnesota Department of Neurology and M Health Fairview seek a Vascular Neurologist to join our dynamic, rapidly growing cerebrovascular team. This position will join a network of specialist academic physicians, fellows, residents, and APPs, providing the highest standard of care across our health system which includes a comprehensive stroke center, thrombectomy-capable stroke center, primary stroke center, and six acute stroke ready hospitals.

This position requires the highest level of vascular neurology expertise to care for complex cerebrovascular patients as part of a multidisciplinary team consisting of vascular neurologists, neurointensivists, endovascular surgical neuroradiologists, and open cerebrovascular neurosurgeons. Our program also supports a robust telemedicine network that provides optimal care for stroke patients throughout the state. Outpatient opportunities consist of new referrals, longitudinal care of established patients, TIA clinic, and collaborative specialty clinics such as Stroke-Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Stroke-Cardiology. In addition to clinical care, a crucial component of this position is educating our trainees (stroke, neurocritical care, and endovascular surgical neuroradiology fellows, stroke research fellows, residents, and medical students). We also have a core commitment to clinical research, including our role as an NIH StrokeNet Regional Coordinating Center. Finally, in recognition of the intensity of 24-7 state-of-the-art cerebrovascular care, our stroke program is transitioning to a shift model which will eliminate nearly all overnight call. This change embodies our continued dedication to a balanced, positive work environment that supports excellence in academic, educational, and non-clinical pursuits.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:
* Provide direct inpatient and outpatient care for patients with stroke and other complex cerebrovascular and neurological conditions
* Provide comprehensive telestroke coverage including emergency stroke intervention, diagnostic stroke evaluation, and targeted secondary stroke prevention
* Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams throughout the continuum of care
* Contribute to quality improvement processes including implementation of novel stroke care delivery paradigms
* Participate in pivotal local, national, and international clinicals trials
* Additional opportunities for research, teaching, and leadership may be available for qualified applicants

What We Offer:
* An emphasis on education with considerable conference and didactic time dedicated to training three vascular neurology fellows annually, in addition to our residents, medical students, stroke research fellows, and stroke specialist APPs.
* Excellent academic support for faculty including statistical support, dedicated system-wide stroke research databases, and research mentorship.
* The University of Minnesota is a regional coordinating center for the NIH Stroke Network with established clinical research infrastructure. We are currently top enrollers in multiple ongoing pivotal phase-III clinical stroke trials.

Expertise, Credentials & Qualifications:
Expertise should be comprised of a medical degree and completion of an ACGME-accredited neurology residency and vascular neurology fellowship. A commitment to educating trainees and contributing to ongoing clinical trials is essential. Prior telestroke experience is not required, but the individual should possess a strong interest in telemedicine and a desire to work collaboratively to provide for the cerebrovascular needs of patients at M Health Fairview.

Qualified applicants must also possess the following:
* Current or eligible, unrestricted Minnesota State Medical License
* Board Certified Physician or Board Eligible Physician. If not yet certified, expectation is to acquire certification within 2 years of hire.

Working at the UniversityAt the University of Minnesota, you'll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
  • Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the
  • Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • University HSA contributions
  • Disability and employer-paid life insurance
  • Employee wellbeing program
  • Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
  • Financial counseling services
  • Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no costPlease visit the for more information regarding benefits.
    How To Apply

    Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section. This position will remain open until filled.To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

    The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:
    Employment Requirements

    Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

    Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to comply with the University's Administrative Policy: COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or religious reasons. To learn more please visit:
    About the U of M

    The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

Keywords: University of Minnesota, St. Paul , Vascular Neurologist - Assistant Professor (2 positions available), Education / Teaching , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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