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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Internal Medicine

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

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID351596
LocationTwin Cities
Job FamilyAcademic
Full/Part TimeFull-Time
Job Code9403
Employee ClassInstr Fac/TC and Coord Cmp
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We are investing in the Small Animal Internal Medicine service by adding three faculty positions. Two positions will be primarily research focused and will require that the candidates either have a strong, externally funded, independent research program with a focus in a small animal internal medicine-related discipline or have a high likelihood of developing one within two years. One position will be primarily clinically focused and the rest would be divided amongst teaching, clinical research and other service.Clinical Service:
The selected individual will be expected to support house officers in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of Small Animal Internal Medicine cases presented to the Veterinary Medical Center (VMC). Provide excellent specialty-level care in internal medicine in collaboration with other specialists and emergency veterinarians. Work closely with colleagues in the Veterinary Medical Center to provide seamless transition between secondary and tertiary care, support clinical research trials, and provide opportunities for the training of student clinical externs and house officers. Positively represent the hospital in the professional community and to the general public.
Professional and Graduate Education:
The selected individual will be expected to participate in the didactic and clinical skills instruction of professional and/or graduate students. This individual will also be expected to advise and mentor Small Animal Internal Medicine residents.
For the research-intensive positions the selected individuals will develop independent research in a Small Animal Internal Medicine discipline. Duties will include development and management of a research program, grantsmanship, and mentoring of graduate students and residents. Clinical research opportunities also are available through the Clinical Investigation Center, as many potential funded research projects require internal medicine expertise.Service:
The selected individual will support the service mission of the College through internal and external committee engagement in line with professional interests and in support of the greater interests of the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Minimum qualifications for each include: DVM or equivalent veterinary degree, completion of an ACVIM Internal Medicine residency or equivalent training, and Board eligibility. Preferred experience to include Board Certification.
About the Department

The Internal Medicine service, its clinicians, clients, and patients benefit from:
* Access to the VMC's team of specialists in 16 different disciplines
* Renowned clinicians and scientists
* The most advanced veterinary diagnostic and therapeutic capabilities in the world.
* The VMC is one of the largest and busiest veterinary teaching hospitals in the nation, serving close to 35,000 cases a year.
The VCS Department has a rich history of Veterinary and Comparative Medicine research. The college has a vigorous basic and translational research program with active clinical trials and a Clinical Investigation Center infrastructure that provides technical support and assistance with clinical research opportunities. Faculty lead and participate in interdisciplinary and collaborative research with:
* All three academic departments in the College
* Other units in the Health Sciences professional colleges
* The College of Biological Sciences and the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences on the St. Paul campus; and several other University centers and institutes
* University's NIH Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)

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 cost
  • A formal pet policy allows you to bring your pet to work with you!Please 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. Please include a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, diversity, equity, inclusion statement, and upload a list of 3 references (with contact information). Letters of reference should include assessments of the applicant's clinical abilities, teaching abilities, interpersonal skills, and research abilities and experience.This position will remain open until filled.For specific questions related to the search you may contact:
    Dr. Lindsay Merkel, 1352 Boyd Avenue, Room C339 VMC, Saint Paul, MN 55108 612-625-9229
    makel002@umn.eduTo 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

    Driven to Discover: We are a part of the state's land-grant university and one of the most prestigious public research universities in the nation.
    * The College of Veterinary Medicine is included in the University of Minnesota Health Sciences, which unites and facilitates collaboration with the colleges of Medicine, Public Health, Dentistry, Nursing, and Pharmacy.
    * The institution also includes many centers for research collaboration and support including an NIH-supported Comprehensive Cancer Center, a world class Center for Magnetic Resonance Research, a Genomics Center, and the Minnesota Supercomputing Institute, among others.
    * There are multiple opportunities and support for intramural and extramural competitive grant applications.
    * The College is committed to supporting professional development while encouraging work-life balance.
    * To find out why discoveries unfold, breakthroughs happen, and the future is being made at the U of M, go to our About Us page.Living Here: Minneapolis/St. Paul:
    * The Minneapolis / St. Paul area is consistently rated one of the healthiest places to live in the United States, with an abundance of activities and career opportunities available.
    * The Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area has a population of over 3.2 million and is a dynamic place to live with all of the amenities, cultural resources, and recreational opportunities that a big city has to offer.
    * There is abundant urban green space and an extensive network of trails for walking, running, and cycling.
    * To learn more about our beautiful twin cities and the state the University of Minnesota calls home, visit Make it MSP and Explore Minnesota

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