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Assistant or Associate Professor Cardiothoracic Surgery

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID353660

LocationTwin Cities

Job FamilyAcademic

Full/Part TimeFull-Time


Job Code9403

Employee ClassInstr Fac/TC and Coord Cmp

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The Department of Surgery at the University of Minnesota is seeking a board certified/eligible Cardiothoracic Surgeon at the Assistant or Associate Professor Rank on a tenure, academic or master clinician track.

Position Highlights:

* Join a team of 9 cardiothoracic surgeons.
* Caseload will be a full range of cardiothoracic surgery including myocardial revascularization, valve replacement/repair, aortic reconstruction and minimally invasive procedures.
* Strong technical and team skills are expected.
* The position will be based at the University of Minnesota and affiliated community hospitals.
* Participation in either heart or lung transplantation is expected based on individuals' skill set and interest.
* Tenure, academic tenure track or master clinical track options.
* Candidate will be instructing at all levels and participate in scholarly activities as a full time member of the Department of Surgery.
* For additional information, please contact Ranjit John, MD, Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery: johnx008@umn.edu

M Health and Clinical Partnerships

Providers practice at affiliated locations under the M Health Fairview shared care delivery system. This partnership represents a collaboration between University of Minnesota Physicians, University of Minnesota Medical Center and Fairview Health Services to build a nationally known 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.

University of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota is among the largest and most prestigious public research universities in the nation. The University Medical School is a premier 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.

Community Information

We are based in Minneapolis and consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in America by U.S. News & World Report. The Minneapolis-St. Paul area offers a high quality of life and a low cost of living. You'll find excellent school systems, a robust economy, an award-winning culinary scene, museums of all types, outstanding theaters, and a reliable international airport. If you love the outdoors, you can enjoy all four seasons with the plethora of lakes, parks, and some of the country's best bike trails!
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* American Board of Thoracic Surgery certified/eligible.
* Graduate of an accredited ACGME/AOA cardiothoracic surgery fellowship training program.
* Licensed or ability to acquire medical license and DEA in the State of Minnesota, and meet threshold criteria/qualifications for credentialing and privileges.
* Ability to receive work authorization in the United States from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and maintain legal status according to the requirements of the VISA.
* Exceptional collaboration abilities with partners and staff.
* Understands and places importance on patient care/service.
* Detail oriented, self-motivated and creative problem solver.
* Candidate should have a dedication to academic and teaching endeavors.
* Candidates should have experience in supporting medicine post-graduate fellowship training.
* Candidates should be recognized for provision of clinical excellence.

About the Department

About the Division:

The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery in the Department of Surgery was where the first open-heart surgery in the world was performed in 1952. Our surgeons continue this outstanding heritage with care of all cardiothoracic conditions, including those that are rare and complex. We use the latest innovations in heart surgery with outstanding programs in minimally invasive valve surgery, aortic surgery and complex coronary revascularization. Our group closely collaborates with a large Cardiology group in the field of percutaneous approaches to valve disease. In addition, we work closely with the pediatric cardiac surgeons to treat adult congenital heart disease. We are an international leader in heart and lung transplantation as well as a center for end-stage heart failure device support. We are proud to continue the tradition of cardiac surgery innovation that serves Minnesota as well as the world.


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 Regents Scholarship
  • 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) opportunity
  • Financial counseling services
  • Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no costPlease visit the Office of Human Resources website 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 employ@umn.edu 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: 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: https://safe-campus.umn.edu/return-campus/get-the-vax

    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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