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Assistant, Associate or Professor - Tenure/Tenure Track

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID354780
LocationTwin Cities
Job FamilyAcademic
Full/Part TimeFull-Time
Job Code9403
Employee ClassInstr Fac/TC and Coord Cmp
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About the Job

The University of Minnesota, Department of Pediatrics, seeks a full-time Assistant, Associate or Professor (Tenure/Tenure Track) faculty position in the Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health (DOGPAH). A successful applicant will be expected to have (Associate rank) or develop (Assistant rank) an independent research program that leads to publication and/or presentation in peer-reviewed scholarly outlets and to seek extramural funding for that research. Engagement in teaching/mentoring and service to the University and professional community are also expected. Clinical service opportunities are available for interested clinicians.

DOGPAH is especially interested in candidates who contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of the academic community through their lived experiences, research, teaching, scholarship, and service. Specifically, we appreciate applications from talented candidates who are members of groups underrepresented in medicine, which could include race, ethnicity, and ability. The following racial/ethnic groups are underrepresented in medicine and health-related sciences nationally and/or reflect our local and regional demographic underrepresentation: African/African American/ Black, Hispanic/Latinx/Chicanx, American Indian/First Nations/Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander, Hmong, Vietnamese, and Laotian.

There are a wide range of resources for new faculty that may include programs such as tailored training, mentoring, and research funding through the and the Salaries are based on the national Association of Administrators in Academic Pediatrics (AAAP) reported salaries; new faculty are hired at no less than 95% of the average of the past two years' national median salary for rank and specialty.


Minimum Qualifications
* A doctoral degree in a health, mental/behavioral health, public health, social science, or related field, or an MD/DO with board eligibility or certification in Pediatrics, Medicine/Pediatrics, or Family Medicine and eligibility to be licensed in the state of Minnesota

Preferred Qualifications
* Post-doctoral or fellowship research training and experience in a health science field
* Experience in diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives in the academic, research, and/or health care communities
About the Department

The mission of DOGPAH states: "We are committed to achieving health, justice, and positive development for all children, youth, and families through community-centered health care, research, education, and advocacy." Current DOGPAH faculty conduct clinical, epidemiologic, community-partnered, and translational research in a variety of disciplines relating to the health and well-being of children, adolescents, and young adults. are highly collaborative both within and outside the University of Minnesota and seek to attract researchers interested in working with other researchers, clinicians, educators, and community partners for research and dissemination. Division faculty support their research by seeking internal and external funding, including grants and contracts from federal and state agencies, professional organizations, and private foundations and donors. Translational research that can help inform policy and practice, especially with a focus on health inequities, is particularly encouraged. DOGPAH offers multiple that provide training in child and adolescent health.

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.Document Requirements
    * Curriculum Vitae
    * Cover Letter including research, teaching, and clinical (as applicable) experience, plans, and career goals
    * 3 references will be required during the interview process; they are not required for initial applicationThis 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. Learn more about equity, diversity, and inclusion at the , the , and .
    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.
    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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