posted

14 days ago

Location

Minneapolis, MN

Description

Faculty Physician - Pediatric Allergy & Immunology (Assistant Professor)

University of Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN

 
The University of Minnesota, Department of Pediatrics seeks an Assistant Professor to join the Department of Pediatrics: Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology.  Joint appointment in the Department of Medicine: Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine is possible if desired by the candidate.
 

About the Department:

The Department of Pediatrics is a thriving academic department with over 100 full-time faculty and ranks in the top 10 nationally in NIH funding. Children are cared for at the University of Minnesota Masonic Childrens Hospital, opened in 2011. The University of Minnesota campus is on the shores of the Mississippi River and 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.

Allergy & Immunology is the specialty focused on the evaluation and care of patients with allergic and immune-mediated diseases, including inborn errors of immunity. The University of Minnesota has rich collaborative opportunities available in basic, translational, clinical, informatics, and educational research, and state-of- the-art facilities, including the Center for Immunology, University of Minnesota Genomics Center, the M Health Fairview East Bank Hospital, Clinics and Surgery Center, and University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital.

Practice Details:

  • Responsibilities will include 70% clinical care (divided 60% Pediatric, 40% Adult).

  • Additional responsibilities (30%) will include teaching medical students, residents and fellows; engaging in productive interdisciplinary and inter-institutional clinical and/or research activities; and assisting in developing an Allergy/Immunology fellowship training program. 

Income Details:

  • Competitive compensation commensurate with community standards

  • Comprehensive benefits package: generous time off, annual CME allowance, malpractice insurance with tail coverage, retirement contributions, relocation & more.

Qualifications:

  • Board certification or board eligibility in Allergy & Immunology

  • A minimum of two years of fellowship training in Allergy & Immunology, board certification in General Pediatrics or Internal Medicine

  • Medical licensure in Minnesota or ability to obtain

  • Candidates must have demonstrated accomplishment in clinical service, education, and clinical/translational research.

  • Advanced training and experience in the diagnostic evaluation and care of patients with suspected or defined inborn errors of immunity/primary immunodeficiencies is expected.  Experience and interest in allergic and immunologic aspects of lung diseases, including asthma, is also expected. Experience establishing clinical care programs is highly desired.

Preferred Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have a record of excellence in clinical activities, including patient care, education, and clinical or translational research.