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Assistant Professor - Tenure Track

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID353730
LocationTwin Cities
Job FamilyAcademic
Full/Part TimeFull-Time
Job Code9403
Employee ClassInstr Fac/TC and Coord Cmp
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The University of Minnesota, Department of Pediatrics, seeks candidates for a full-time position as an Assistant Professor on the Tenure Track in the Division of Clinical Behavioral Neuroscience.

About the Position:

* Maintain active involvement in research, including writing grants and peer-reviewed publications.
* Research focus to be complementary to ongoing research at the Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain, including advancing the understanding of normal and abnormal brain function.
o Seeking candidates with expertise in adolescent brain health and neuroimaging.
o Successful research programs will include collaboration across the Division, Department, and Medical School.
* Participate in educational activities and interact undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows.
* Participate in service and outreach on behalf of the Division, Department, and Medical School when applicable.



* A Ph.D. in psychology or related field, with specialty in developmental or cognitive psychology preferred.
* Postdoctoral fellowship training
* History of and high potential for future federal funding.
* Strong track record of peer-reviewed publications.
About the Department

The Department of Pediatrics strives to improve the lives of children in our community, nation, and world through research, service, education, and advocacy. With over 25 training programs across a myriad of specialties and professions, we are committed to comprehensive and interdisciplinary training for our students, interns, residents, and fellows. Our research builds on more than 100 years of pioneering breakthroughs, including the first successful pediatric blood and marrow transplant, the first infant heart transplant in Minnesota, and the first pediatric cochlear ea implant surgery. We rank 13th in funding from the National Institutes of Health among Departments of Pediatrics, underscoring our role as a leader in children's health.About the Division

The Division of Clinical Behavioral Neuroscience is comprised of non-clinical researchers and four clinical sections, including: Pediatric Neuropsychology; Pediatric Psychology; Autism and Neurodevelopment Disorders; and Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics.

Our faculty are committed to research that will help advance understanding of normal and abnormal brain function. Often this research involves collaborations with faculty members in the Department of Pediatrics, Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain, and other areas of the University.


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.

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