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University of Minnesota Physicians Faculty Physician – Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics (Assistant, Associate or Professor - Academic Track) 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 Division of Clinical Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Minnesota is seeking a full time board certified Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Physician to lead the Development Pediatric Residency Program and Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Fellowship Programs, which have been well-established for the past 30 years. The ranks of this position will be commensurate with the qualifications of the individual selected, with preference for an Associate Professor or Professor level. This position is on the clinical scholar track.

The teaching program involves care for children with autism, attention and learning disorders, and a range of developmental and behavioral disorders. The University serves as a referral center for children with emotional and behavioral problems including anxiety, sleep disturbance, elimination disorder, disciplinary and school problems and adjustment to trauma, grief loss and chronic illness. DBP faculty are also engaged in public policy regarding early childhood, school bullying, and workforce issues.

About the Appointment:

  • Candidate would be for the position of Director of the Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Program with the potential for a joint appointment in the Division of Pediatric Clinical Behavioral Neuroscience.

  • The position includes clinical care and research, dependent upon the candidate’s interest and experience.

  • Candidate would have a variety of world-class research opportunities available.

  • Additional responsibilities will include participation in the teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows, clinical practice through UMPhysicians, and participation in service activities on behalf of the department, the medical school, and your profession.

  • 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.

  • Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Fellowship (https://www.pediatrics.umn.edu/divisions/clinical-behavioral-neuroscience/education/developmental-behavioral-pediatrics-fellowship)

  • Division of Clinical Behavioral Neuroscience (https://www.pediatrics.umn.edu/divisions/clinical-behavioral-neuroscience)

  • University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital (https://www.mhealth.org/childrens/)

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

About the Department:

The Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Program provides primary and consultative service through daily outpatient clinics and inpatient consultation for children and adolescents in the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital. Services are provided across the pediatric and adolescent age groups for all children including those with developmental disabilities, adjustment and coping with chronic illness, learning and attention disorders, enuresis and encorpresis, pain, psychophysiologic disorders, habit problems, anxiety, and stress management.

The research program includes studies of self-regulation (self hypnosis) in children, uses of biofeedback and hypnosis in management of anxiety disorders, and effective management strategies for a variety of psychophysiologic and behavioral problems.

The University of Minnesota Pediatric Residency is a large, University based program. It is the only Pediatric training program in the metropolitan area and recruits 24 Pediatric and 10 Medicine/Pediatric residents a year who work at four major sites in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Our academic faculty includes 3 Developmental-Behavioral Pediatricians, and our teaching faculty includes several community partners.

About the Division:

Active research in our division includes pediatric self-regulation and children with chronic health conditions, healthy youth development, and personalized prevention in children's mental health. We also have strong cross-disciplinary teaching and research collaborations with the University of Minnesota's Institute of Child Development, the School of Public Health, and MCHB-funded LEND and LEAH programs.


  • Graduate of an accredited ACGME Pediatric residency and Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics fellowship training program.

  • Board certified in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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/HRSHRAMFL.HRSCGSEARCHFL.GBL?Page=HRSAPPSCHJOBFL&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://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 (https://realestate.usnews.com/places/minnesota/minneapolis-st-paul)

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

Minnesota Department of Education (http://www.education.state.mn.us/)

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.

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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