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University of Minnesota Physicians Director of Medical School Pathology Education (Academic, Tenure Track, or Tenured) in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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 Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology of the University of Minnesota Medical School seeks a fulltime experienced ABP certified/eligible pathologist with a primary interest in medical student education. Board certification and a minimum of five years of experience is preferred, however, candidates at an early stage in their career will be considered. Academic rank, track, compensation and appointment type will be based on qualifications and experience. Minimum requirements are an M.D or equivalent degree, eligibility for medical licensure in the State of Minnesota, board certified or board eligible in AP or AP/CP, completion of an ACGME-accredited pathology residency training and fellowship or significant experience in a pathology specialty area.

About the Job

Clinical care responsibilities, on-call duties, resident and fellow supervision and conferences are shared with other members of the department.

Candidates must have demonstrated ability in teaching and in scholarly productivity. This position will direct the first year medical student pathology course, Principles in Pathology, a required 6 week course given in the last semester of the first year of medical school as well as serve as the Pathology Thread Director for all Human Health and Disease blocks of the second year of the medical school curriculum. Additional responsibilities will include co-directing the summer internship in pathology (an 8 week experience for 4 medical students), co-directing the post-sophomore fellowship in pathology, serve as a member of the Resident and Fellowship Committee, serve on the Medical School’s Scientific Foundations Committee (includes first and second year course directors), supervise the pathology lab manager/course coordinator and oversee the pathology medical student education budget.

Academic time will be used to pursue scholarly work in the candidate’s area of specialty/research expertise with a goal of developing collaborative or independent external funded research.

Preferred candidates will be active in their national organizations and have experience in fostering an academic environment for medical students, residents, fellows and faculty.

The University of Minnesota is a large and diverse university and medical school with a large subspecialty practice plan of over 950 physicians, University of Minnesota Physicians. The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology is home to a large number of anatomic and clinical pathology faculty as well as many basic science faculty involved in research, undergraduate and graduate education. The department also has an ACGME approved residency program and six ACGME approved fellowships. More information about the department can be found at https://www.pathology.umn.edu/

To Apply

Please attach a cover letter, CV, a one page career goal statement, and the name and contact information for three references.

Additional Requirements:

An application for the corresponding academic component of this position should be submitted through University of Minnesota employment site: http://hr.myu.umn.edu/jobs/ext/320341


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://humanresources.umn.edu/benefits%20/) & 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.

Greater Minneapolis – St. Paul Metropolitan Area (https://www.greatermsp.org/living-here/living-here/)

U.S. News & World Report Ranking

Explore Minnesota (http://www.exploreminnesota.com/)

Minnesota Department of Education

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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.

For more than two decades, University of Minnesota Physicians (M Physicians) has been the multi-specialty group practice for the University of Minnesota Medical School faculty. We serve the land grant mission of the University by providing high quality, innovative and leading-edge care to patients across the state of Minnesota and beyond.

We have world-leading experts in a broad range of specialties and primary care, are committed to the discovery of cures and treatments and provide patients access to the latest evidence-based care. University of Minnesota Physicians owns and operates specialty and family medicine clinics, employs more than 1,200 physicians and 2,400 providers and staff, and contributes a significant portion of operating revenue to support the University of Minnesota Medical School’s research and education priorities.

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