The University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine announces an outstanding opportunity for two non-tenure track (contract track) full time (100% appointment) faculty positions in Medical Imaging at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. Rank will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.
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This position offers an excellent opportunity to develop a rewarding career in a collaborative, multi-specialty teaching hospital including access to state-of-the art advanced imaging equipment, experienced support staff, and collegial colleagues. The successful candidate will join an enthusiastic, cohesive, patient-care oriented radiology team composed of three ACVR board certified radiologists (one tenure track, two contract track), three imaging residents, eight dedicated imaging technicians, a PACS administrator, and an office administrator. The hospital is well equipped with an on-site GE Signa HDx 3.0T MRI; Toshiba 64-slice spiral CT; Kodak CR (small and large animal), Vet Ray DR (small animal), and Eklin and VetRocket DR (Equine); Toshiba Aplio 500, and 2 Samsung Ultrasound units (one unit equipped with elastography, image fusion and contrast ultrasound capabilities); digital fluoroscopy; and NuCam gamma camera with Mirage software. Viewing software is Carestream PACS, and dictation is performed using fully integrated Nuance PowerScribe 360 speech recognition software. PET-CT and advanced clinical and preclinical MRI scanners (3.0T, 7.0T, 9.4T, 10.5T) are available at the nearby on-campus Center for Clinical Imaging Research and Center for Magnetic Resonance Research.
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, consultations to local veterinarians and VMC faculty/house officers, and after-hours emergency consultation. Anticipated workload distribution for the contract position will be: clinical service and clinical teaching 70-80%, didactic and laboratory teaching 10-20%, and scholarly activity 10-20%. 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. 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 Academic Health Center (Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, Public Health, Nursing, and Dentistry), and candidates with an interest in contributing to clinical research would be viewed favorably.
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.
Salary & Benefits:
Salary will be competitive and commensurate with the candidate’s experience and qualifications. 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), academic disability program. Additional benefits include wellness program, health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts, short-term disability coverage, long-term care insurance, 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 below: https://humanresources.umn.edu/sites/humanresources.umn.edu/files/2017_guide_for_uplan_benefits_enrollment_final.pdf
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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 hours (10 days) to take advantage of our resources to advance and expand your career.
Starting date is negotiable based upon the availability of the successful applicant and program needs. Review of applications (including letters of reference) begins immediately and continues until a suitable candidate is identified.
Qualified individuals must apply on-line. Please visit http://www.umn.edu/ohr/employment
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