The University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking a driven radiologist to join the medical imaging faculty in the Veterinary Clinical Sciences department to advance clinical care, research and teaching in a supportive, collaborative, and leading academic environment. The tenure track medical imaging faculty position offers the stimulation of an academic appointment at a large veterinary medical center located within one of the nation’s top public research universities. The successful applicant will participate in the diverse missions of clinical or basic science scholarship, didactic teaching, clinical practice and clinical teaching, including mentoring of imaging residents. The University of Minnesota offers one-of-a-kind research opportunities in collaboration with centers across the University, including: the Center for Magnetic Resonance Research (CMRR), a world-class facility for human, translational, and basic science research that forms an integral part of the Department of Radiology in the Medical School; an NIH-supported Comprehensive Cancer Center that actively seeks to engage in multidisciplinary research; and colleges of Medicine, Public Health, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Science and Engineering. Numerous resources, abundant intramural funding and career development and scholarship opportunities are available for junior faculty to establish a strong research career. Furthermore, there is an extensive support network for all faculty to assist in submission of intramural and extramural grant applications.
We have an immediate opening for one tenure track position to join a team of three contract (clinical) radiologists as well as a medical imaging research scientist who has close ties to CMRR and is available to foster collaborative clinical and basic research projects suited to the candidate’s interest. Rank will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.
Clinical responsibilities in the Medical Imaging Service of the Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) will include small and large animal diagnostic radiology and contrast procedures, small animal ultrasonography, CT, MRI, nuclear scintigraphy, and consultations to VMC faculty/house officers. For the research aspects of this position (approximately 50% effort), there is an expectation for extramural salary support that can be achieved by leading competitive, high impact basic or translational research projects, through participation in pre-clinical or clinical studies, or by establishing collaborations with investigators across the University of Minnesota Health Sciences and/or industry partners. Anticipated workload distribution for the position will be 50% for scholarly activity and 50% split principally between didactic teaching and clinical service/clinical teaching. Final distribution of efforts in the section and department is negotiable with the optimal candidate. Teaching responsibilities will include providing clinical instruction to interns, residents, and professional students as they rotate through the Medical Imaging service and participation in the Radiology didactic courses. Mentoring responsibilities will include mentoring and training imaging residents. Other job responsibilities include personal development, outreach, and service to the College of Veterinary Medicine and other veterinary-related professional organizations. The option to perform contract teleradiology during business and non-business hours for salary augmentation is negotiable.
There are many opportunities for collaborative research within the College as well as with faculty across the other five units of the Health Sciences (Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, Public Health, Nursing, and Dentistry), and this is an expectation for this position.
Benefits include: • Generous startup package • Generous signing bonus • Reimbursement for moving expenses • Negotiable percentage of time allocated for research, teaching and service • Negotiable option to work as a contract teleradiologist during non-clinical time for salary augmentation • Ability to bring your pet to work with the option to participate in a pet wellness plan through the Veterinary Medical Center
The University of Minnesota provides a great benefits package covering medical and dental coverage, basic life insurance, sick leave, 22 days-vacation, faculty retirement plan (the University contributes with 10% of the individual’s salary), and academic disability program. Additional benefits include a wellness program, health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts, short-term disability coverage, long-term care insurance, and investment funds and voluntary retirement plans. For more detailed information related to our generous benefits plan for prospective employees of the University of Minnesota, click on the link: https://humanresources.umn.edu/benefits
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At the University of Minnesota and within the College of Veterinary Medicine, career and professional development opportunities are exceptional and include mentorship programs, promotional pathways, and continuing professional education funding and dedicated time (10 days/year) to take advantage of our resources to advance and expand your career.
DVM/VMD or equivalent veterinary degree and evidence of research productivity. Preference will be given to individuals who are board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Radiology or European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging and who have an advanced degree. However, board-eligible applicants who will have successfully completed a Radiology/Imaging residency by the employment start date are also encouraged to apply. The applicant must be eligible for Minnesota state veterinary faculty licensure. We encourage applicants who have outstanding clinical, interpersonal and teaching skills to apply. Training and/or research experience in MRI or another modality that complements the strengths of the current imaging faculty will also be viewed favorably.
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