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Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Internal Number: R0018389
University of Minnesota Physicians (M Physicians) is a non-profit organization seeking driven individuals in both clinical and non-clinical areas to help transform health and medicine. Headquartered in Minneapolis, our organization employs more than 1,200 physicians, 300 advanced practice providers and 2,200 health professionals and staff throughout Minnesota and beyond.
The University of Minnesota, Department of Pediatrics seeks a MD/DO Physician, board certified or eligible in Pediatrics and Medical Genetics and Genomics, at the rank of Associate or Professor/Academic Track or Assistant Professor/Tenured Track to join the Department of Pediatrics: Division of Pediatric Genetics & Metabolism. This opportunity will include the role of Division Director and potential leadership of the Rare Disease Center of Excellence if interests, experience, and training align.
About the Department:
The Department of Pediatrics is a thriving academic department with over 380 full-time faculty and ranks in the top 10 nationally in NIH funding. Children are cared for at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital, opened in 2011.
About the Division:
The Division of Pediatric Genetics and Metabolism provides high-quality, compassionate, thoughtful care through commitment, vigorous scientific collaborations, and interdisciplinary efforts. The faculty are highly interactive and the Department of Pediatrics provides strong support for faculty development. The division has a robust research portfolio and collaborates with other pediatric specialists across the spectrum of the department.
The Division recently led the creation of a new National Organization of Rare Disorders-recognized Rare Disease Center of Excellence (RDCoE) in the Department of Pediatrics and Medical School, which will serve as the epicenter for rare disease research and cutting-edge clinical care programs.
There are a number of Programs and Centers throughout the Medical School and University that are available for collaboration: Learn more about our Gene Therapy Center, Institute for Personalized Medicine, Mucopolysaccharidosis Center, ALD and Leukodystrophy Center, Neurodevelopmental Program in Rare Disease, Lysosomal Disease Network, the UMN Genomics Center, and Center for Orphan Drug Research.
Our goal is to be a Division of Pediatric Genetics and Metabolism with an outstanding national reputation in research, teaching, and service in Medical Genetics. To achieve this, we:
Preferred Qualifications: (If applicable)
This role is dually employed by the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians. Applicants should also complete an application for this position with the University of Minnesota. The corresponding job opening can be found here: (Link to U of M job posting)
Competitive compensation and market leading benefits packages to support all aspects of employee well-being, including physical, emotional, intellectual, social, spiritual, and financial health. More information can be found here: University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians.
M Health and Clinical Partnerships:
University of Minnesota Physicians providers practice at affiliated locations under the University of Minnesota Health Fairview (M Health Fairview) shared care delivery system. M Health Fairview represents a collaboration between University of Minnesota Physicians, the University of Minnesota Medical Center and Fairview Health Services that has created a nationally renowned academic health system that combines academic and community resources to provide the very best clinical care to patients and communities, supports state-of-the-art research and world-class education across the joint healthcare delivery system.
University of Minnesota:
The University of Minnesota is among the largest and most prestigious public research universities in the nation. The Medical School at the University of Minnesota is a world-class institution with a long history of leadership and discoveries that have changed the practice of medicine. The nearly 3,000 outstanding faculty members are committed to achieving excellence in research, clinical care, and developing the next generation of health professionals.
The University of Minnesota campus is on the shores of the Mississippi River in the city of Minneapolis, a short distance away from St. Paul. Both cities have rich history, high standards of livability, outstanding schools, culinary delights, numerous cultural events, and all major professional sports. The Twin Cities and surrounding area possess many opportunities for year-round activities with many lakes, surrounded by miles of biking, hiking, walking, and cross-country skiing trails.
University of Minnesota Physicians is based in the beautiful Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in America by U.S. News & World Report. Minneapolis-St. Paul offers a high quality of life and a low cost of living. There are excellent school systems, a thriving workforce, an award-winning culinary scene, museums of all types, outstanding theaters, and an international airport. Minneapolis boasts outdoor hobbies including fishing and boating, great golf, and some of the country's best bike trails.
M Physicians offers competitive salary and excellent benefits and provides you with the opportunity to enhance your career in the exciting field of health care through rewarding and challenging assignments and the opportunities for advancement.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.