Are you looking for an opportunity that fits your strengths and career goals in which there are options for either part-time or full-time positions with a flexible work schedule? The medical imaging faculty positions at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine offer the opportunity to blend the benefits of the stimulation of an academic appointment at a large veterinary medical center, participating in the diverse missions of clinical practice, clinical teaching, didactic teaching and clinical or basic science scholarship and private practice teleradiology, in a supportive and collaborative environment. As part of our team, we are excited for you to participate in training new colleagues by training and mentoring imaging residents. Unique research opportunities in collaboration with the Center for Magnetic Resonance Research (CMRR), a world-class facility for human, translational, and basic science research located in the Department of Radiology in the School of Medicine are available.
We have immediate openings for 1.5 FTE contract (clinical) track positions to join a team of three radiologists and an MRI research physicist who has close ties with the CMRR and is available to foster collaborative clinical and basic science research projects suited to the candidates’ interests. Options for part-time or full time positions with flexible work schedules are negotiable. For an individual with the appropriate background, a tenure track position is available (see separate posting). Rank will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.
Primary duties will include clinical responsibilities in the Medical Imaging Service of the Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) including small and large animal diagnostic radiology and contrast procedures, small animal ultrasonography, CT, MRI, nuclear scintigraphy, and consultations to VMC faculty/house officers. Teaching responsibilities will include providing clinical instruction to interns, residents, and professional students as they rotate through the Medical Imaging service and may include participation in the Radiology didactic courses per candidate interest. 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 participate as a contract teleradiologist 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); candidates with an interest in contributing to clinical research would be viewed favorably.
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 (upto 10 days a year) to take advantage of our resources to advance and expand your career.
Benefits include: • Generous signing bonus • Reimbursement for moving expenses • Negotiable percentage of time allocated for clinical service, teaching, and research • Negotiable option to work as a contract teleradiologist during non-clinical time for salary augmentation • Option for annually renewable or multi-year contract • Option for part-time or full-time position with flexible work schedule • 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 for full-time employees including medical and dental coverage, basic life insurance, sick leave, 22 days-vacation, faculty retirement plan (The University contributes 10% of the individual’s salary), and an academic disability program. Additional benefits include wellness program, health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, tuition benefits, 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 You may also be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. For more information about this program, go to https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service.
DVM/VMD or equivalent veterinary degree. Preference will be given to individuals who are board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Radiology or European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging. 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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