Faculty Physician – Pediatric Gastroenterology- Hepatology (Assistant Professor – Academic)

University of Minnesota

North America , USA


Ending On: 05 Oct 2019 Closed


Job Description

We are looking for Faculty Physician – Pediatric Gastroenterology- Hepatology (Assistant Professor – Academic)


Employment: Full-Time

Requirements: Salary: Competitive
Location: Minneapolis, MN, USA
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As the multi-specialty group practice for the faculty of the University of Minnesota Medical School, University of Minnesota Physicians has more than 950 physicians and 1,600 health professionals, providing clinical care in over 100 specialty and sub-specialty areas. Our mission is three-fold: delivering exceptional patient care, advancing medicine through research, and training the next generation of health professionals.

The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at the University of Minnesota is seeking a full time board certified/eligible Pediatric Gastroenterology and Pediatric Transplant Hepatology physician at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank on an academic track. The division has an internationally recognized expertise in pediatric liver disease, liver transplantation, pathology, inherited metabolic disorders, and complications of all transplantation procedures.

About the Appointment:

+ The Division is seeking an individual with a strong interest in pediatric hepatology and pediatric transplant hepatology.

+ This position will have clinical responsibilities in pediatric hepatology and gastroenterology, develop and lead the pediatric hepatology program and the pediatric liver transplant program.

+ This position will include clinical services in both inpatient and ambulatory settings, along with teaching of medical students, residents and fellows.

+ The successful candidate will participate in research projects and other academic/scholarly activities either as a collaborator or independent researcher, and participate in faculty development activities tailored to the candidate's career interests and goals.

+ Pediatric Gastroenterology,Hepatology and Nutrition

+ University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital

+ Academic time will be used to pursue scholarly work in the candidate's area of specialty/research experience with a goal of developing collaborative or independent, externally funded research.

+ Faculty will be active in their national organizations and foster an academic environment for medical students, residents and faculty.

About the Department:

The mission of the Department of Pediatrics is to generate new knowledge through research, to apply this new knowledge to the highest quality health care for the prevention and treatment of illness in children, and to provide the best possible education of the next generation of medical students, physicians, and other health professionals in childhood disease prevention, treatment, research, and advocacy. Through this mission the Department seeks to improve the lives of children in our community, nation, and the world.

About the Division:

The division sees the entire spectrum of gastrointestinal and pancreatic diseases. There are special interests in obesity, esophageal atresia repair, nerve abnormalities in constipation, hyperbilirubinemia, inflammatory bowel disease and proteomics.


+ Graduate of an accredited ACGME Pediatric residency and Pediatric Gastroenterology fellowship training program.

+ Board eligible/certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Pediatric Transplant Hepatology (CAQ)

+ Licensed or ability to obtain Minnesota Board of Medical Practice Licensure.

+ Ability to obtain/maintain DEA certification in the State of Minnesota

+ Meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges

+ Competencies in procedures commonly performed.

+ 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 VISA category while in the United States (if applicable)

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills

+ Exception team player skills and priority of patient service

+ Detail oriented and self-motivated

+ Education focused and a creative problem-solver

Additional Requirements:

An application for the corresponding academic component of this position should be submitted through University of Minnesota employment site. https://hr.myu.umn.edu/psc/hrprd/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB_FL&ACTION=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1


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.

Community Information:

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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EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

UMPhysicians 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.

UMPhysicians has deep roots in the University of Minnesota Medical School, which has trained physicians since 1888. In 1997, 18 separate practice groups of physicians at the University united to form University of Minnesota Physicians.

Today UMPhysicians is an independent nonprofit governed by a board of directors. We own and manage more than 50 specialty clinics and five family medicine clinics and employ more than 900 physicians and 1,600 health professionals and staff. UMPhysicians contributes a significant portion of operating revenue to support the Medical School's research and education priorities.

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