University of Minnesota

    Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Medical Imaging - St Paul, MN US

    Listing from October 16th 2017 to July 14th 2018

    Job Description

    ASSISTANT, ASSOCIATE OR FULL PROFESSOR OF MEDICAL IMAGING DEPARTMENT OF VETERINARY CLINICAL SCIENCES

    Position:

    The University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine announces an outstanding opportunity for a non-tenure track (contract track) full time (100% appointment) faculty position in Medical Imaging at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. Rank will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

    Working Here:

    Driven to Discover: The University of Minnesota is the state’s land-grant university and one of the most prestigious public research universities in the nation. The College of Veterinary Medicine is a part of the University of Minnesota Academic Health Center, which unites and facilitates collaboration with the colleges of Medicine, Public Health, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy, and the Cancer Center. There are multiple opportunities and support for intramural and extramural competitive grant applications. The College is committed to supporting professional development while encouraging work-life balance. Follow this link to see why discoveries unfold, breakthroughs happen, and the future is being made at the U of M. https://twin-cities.umn.edu/about-us.

    Living Here:

    Minneapolis/St. Paul: The Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area has a population of over 3.2 million; it’s a dynamic, friendly, and safe place to live with all of the amenities, cultural resources, and recreational opportunities that a big city has to offer. It is consistently rated one of the healthiest places in the United States to live, with abundant urban green space and an extensive network of trails for walking, running, and cycling. To learn more about our beautiful twin cities and the state the University of Minnesota calls home, visit http://makeitmsp.org and http://www.exploreminnesota.com/about-minnesota.

    Job Description:

    This position offers an excellent opportunity to develop a rewarding career in a collaborative, multi-specialty teaching hospital. You will have 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), four imaging residents, eight dedicated imaging technicians, a PACS administrator, and an office administrator. The hospital is well equipped with Kodak CR (small and large animal), Vet Ray DR (small animal), and Eklin and VetRocket DR (Equine); Toshiba Aplio 500, GE LOGIQ 9, and Acuson Sequoia ultrasound units; digital fluoroscopy; Toshiba 64-slice spiral CT; on-site GE Signa HDx 3.0T MRI; and NuCam gamma camera with Mirage software. PET-CT is available at the nearby on-campus Center for Clinical Imaging Research. Viewing software is Carestream PACS, and dictation is performed using fully integrated Nuance PowerScribe 360 speech recognition software.

    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.

    Qualifications:

    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 and 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.

    If you are employed by a government or not-for-profit organization, you may 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.

    Career Development:

    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.

    Begin:

    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.

    Application:

    Qualified individuals must apply on-line. Please visit www.umn.edu/ohr/employment and use Job ID # 320496 in the keyword search function. Please include a letter of intent highlighting the special interest for the position, related qualifications and career goals, curriculum vitae, and a list of 3 individuals (along with their contact information) knowledgeable of the applicant’s experience and capabilities. Letters of reference should be sent directly to the search committee chair as soon as possible and should include an assessment of the applicant’s clinical service, teaching and research abilities, interpersonal skills, and scholarly potential. Questions regarding this position may be addressed to the search committee chair: Dr. Ned Patterson, Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota University, 1352 Boyd Avenue, Saint Paul, MN or via e-mail [javascript protected email address].

    Please feel free to contact us to discuss this position further and why the University of Minnesota’s College of Veterinary Medicine is the place to Work Where Your Work Matters .

    We are seeking to enrich the diversity of our University community. We invite applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. The University of Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.