Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Internal Number: R0015626
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.
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The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the University of Minnesota Medical School seeks a full time faculty member to join a team of faculty in the Cytogenetics and Molecular Diagnostics clinical laboratories. Academic rank, compensation and appointment type, including leadership opportunities, will be based on qualifications and experience. Candidates at any stage in their career are encouraged to apply. Candidates will share clinical service with other members of the team and have dedicated time off clinical service to devote to academic activities, including research and education. The Cytogenetics Laboratory offers a full menu of prenatal and postnatal constitutional testing and cancer analyses as well as specialized testing for bone marrow failure disorders. Similarly, the Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory offers a wide range of germline and cancer testing. Techniques include karyotyping, FISH, chromosomal microarray, optical gene mapping, single-gene tests by PCR-based methods (qualitative, quantitative, and methylation-specific), targeted NGS panels and whole-genome sequencing.
The successful candidate will have completed an ABMG LGG Fellowship (or have completed cytogenetics and molecular genetics separately) and be interested in an academic career to include research and education. Minimum requirements for MD (or equivalent) candidates include eligibility for medical licensure in the State of Minnesota.
Mentoring junior faculty to develop their academic and professional careers is a high priority for our department. With a large group of faculty dedicated to research, there are numerous opportunities for research collaboration and internal funding. The new faculty member will join a highly collegial team that hosts a variety of research seminars and clinical conferences that further support continuing education and faculty interactions. Additionally, many senior faculty hold leadership positions in national organizations setting policy and guidelines for Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics. More information about our department can be found at https://www.pathology.umn.edu/
Additional Requirements to Apply:
Applicants should submit a CV, cover letter, a one page career goal statement, and the name and contact information for three professional references. An application for the corresponding academic component of this position should be submitted through University of Minnesota employment site - https://hr.myu.umn.edu/jobs/ext/344918.
Information about benefits of working at the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians can be found at https://humanresources.umn.edu/benefits & https://mphysicians.org/careers.
M Health and Clinical Partnerships:
University of Minnesota Physicians providers practice at affiliated locations under the University of Minnesota Health (M Health) shared care delivery system. M Health represents a collaboration between University of Minnesota Physicians, University of Minnesota Medical Center and Fairview Health Services to create a nationally renowned academic health system that combines academic and community resources to provide the very best clinical care to patients and communities, while also supporting research and education across the joint healthcare delivery system.
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.
University of Minnesota Physicians is based in the beautiful Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, ranked as the #6 best place to live in America by U.S. News & World Report in 2019. For more information about the vibrant culture, community, and recreation that Minneapolis-St. Paul has to offer, please click on the links below.
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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.