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Faculty Position in Clinical Diagnostic Microbiology Laboratory (Tenure)

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

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID352438
LocationTwin Cities
Job FamilyAcademic
Full/Part TimeFull-Time
Regular/TemporaryRegular
Job Code9403
Employee ClassInstr Fac/TC and Coord Cmp
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The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the University of Minnesota Medical School seeks a fulltime clinical microbiologist to join a team of faculty in the clinical diagnostic microbiology laboratory. Academic rank, compensation and appointment type will be based on qualifications and experience. Candidates must have demonstrated ability in teaching and in scholarly productivity. Minimum requirements are an MD, PhD or equivalent degree. Clinical pathology residency training or clinical microbiology post-doctoral training is required. Applicants should be board certified or eligible by the American Board of Pathology in Clinical Pathology (preferably with sub-specialty qualification in Medical Microbiology) or by the American Board of Medical Microbiology. Physician applicants must be eligible for medical licensure in Minnesota.

The clinical diagnostic microbiology laboratory provides all diagnostic testing for the M Health Fairview system (several hospitals and clinics). The laboratory menu embraces all areas of conventional microbiology, MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry, many qualitative bacterial and viral PCR and array assays, as well as quantitative viral load assays. Serologic infectious diseases assays are also supervised by the laboratory directors. The laboratory technical work is staffed by three supervisors, four technical specialists, nine senior technologists (tech leads), and 72 Clinical Laboratory Scientists (medical technologists), including two Medical Laboratory Technicians.

Candidates will also participate in medical student, resident and fellow education, and are encouraged to pursue a research program that leads to a national/international reputation of excellence. Clinical responsibilities, on-call duties and conferences are shared with other members of the microbiology faculty.

Academic time will be used to pursue scholarly work in the candidate's area of specialty/research expertise. Preferred candidates will be active in their national organizations and foster an academic environment for medical students, residents, fellows and faculty.

The University of Minnesota is a large and diverse university and medical school with a large subspecialty practice plan of over 950 physicians and 1,600 health professionals, University of Minnesota Physicians. The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology is home to a large number of anatomic and clinical pathology faculty as well as many basic science faculty involved in research, undergraduate and graduate education. The department also has an ACGME approved residency program and eight ACGME approved fellowships. More information about the department can be found at .
Benefits


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 be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach -
    • cover letter
    • CV
    • one page career goal statement
    • name and contact information for at least three referencesAdditional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).
      Diversity


      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: http://diversity.umn.edu.
      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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