The University of Minnesota (Twin Cities) Medical School, Department of Pediatrics, seeks candidates for a full-time faculty position in its Division of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology. This research-focused position will be at the Assistant Professor rank on the Tenure-Track. The ideal candidate will be an MD/PhD physician scientist with basic or translational research expertise plus demonstrated academic productivity (peer-reviewed manuscripts and/or grant funding).
Candidates must be clinical immunologists with the ability to provide care for children and adolescents with primary immunodeficiency diseases and other inborn errors of immunity in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Candidates for the position must be board certified or board eligible in Allergy and Immunology and board certified in General Pediatrics or Internal Medicine.
The individual who is hired into the position will become a core faculty member of University of Minnesota’s world-renowned Center for Immunology. Laboratory space in the Center for Immunology and a competitive start-up package are included. The Center for Immunology and the University of Minnesota Medical School provide a collaborative research environment that is well-suited to the mentorship and advancement of physician scientists. Opportunities to participate in the educational mission of the Medical School and Department also exist.
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 Children’s 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.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law. Women and candidates from other groups historically underrepresented in medicine and science are particularly encouraged to apply.
Bryce Binstadt, MD, PhD
Director, Division of Pediatric Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology
University of Minnesota