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Faculty Position in Gastrointestinal Pathology (Academic Track)

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Special Notice for COVID-19

The UMN has suspended hiring for most positions. However, we will continue hiring for positions critical to the University's mission and operations at this time. Applications are being accepted for this position and you are encouraged to apply. In-person interviews are suspended indefinitely and will be replaced by interviews in a virtual format. Thank you for your continued interest in working at the University of Minnesota.

About the Job

The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology of the University of Minnesota Medical School seeks a fulltime anatomic, ABP board certified/eligible pathologist with a primary focus in gastrointestinal and liver pathology by formal fellowship training and/or significant practice experience. Subspecialty board certification or significant experience in cytopathology with fine needle aspiration or pediatric pathology is preferred. Candidates with an interest in digital pathology including experience in telecytopathology are encouraged to apply. Leadership opportunities in education and institutional biobanking exist for qualified candidates. 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 M.D or equivalent degree, eligibility for medical licensure in the State of Minnesota, board certified or board eligible in AP or AP/CP, completion of an ACGME-accredited pathology residency training and a gastrointestinal fellowship program or demonstrated experience in this subspecialty at an academic institution.

This candidate will spend significant time on a busy gastrointestinal and liver pathology service as a member of a team covering this area. Clinical duties include signing out adult and pediatric gastrointestinal pathology cases, primarily luminal and pancreatobiliary cases. Interest and/or experience in hepatic pathology is an asset. Ideal candidate will also be able to participate in the rapid onsite assessment cytology service utilizing telecytopathology and signout complex endobronchial and endoscopic ultrasound guided aspiration cytology cases. Signout responsibilities, resident supervision, on-call duties and conferences are shared with other members of the anatomic pathology faculty.

Candidates will also participate in medical student, resident and fellow education, and are encouraged to pursue a research program that will lead to a national/international reputation of excellence. 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, including cytopathology. More information about the department can be found at http://www.med.umn.edu/pathology/.

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, CV, a one page career goal statement, and the name and contact information for three professional refererences.

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.

Background Check Information

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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