An extraordinary opportunity to lead the next legacy in pediatric endocrinology at the University of Minnesota Medical School.
The Endocrinology Division at the University of Minnesota invites applications for a full-time position as Division Director. The candidate will be eligible for appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor level.
Required qualifications: Applicants will have a MD, MD-PhD (or equivalent), eligibility for or Board Certification in Pediatric Endocrinology and eligibility for a Minnesota medical license.
Preferred: Eight years of experience in Pediatric Endocrinology with evidence of institutional leadership experience. The successful candidate will have an established extramurally-funded independent research program as a principal investigator and a track record of peer-reviewed publications in pediatric endocrinology.
Key attributes: Record of scholarly accomplishment; ability to lead by example; demonstrated successful administrative experience in an academic health care system; innovative understanding of clinical operations; ability to manage significant financial and operating budgets; outstanding communication and interpersonal skills; emotional intelligence; evidence of being an excellent educator and mentor; effective problem resolution and decision-making; commitment to creating an inclusive academic environment.
Pediatric endocrinology is a strategic priority of the University of Minnesota Medical School, building on a legacy of clinical and bench science in the field.
The incoming Director will leverage the extraordinary scientific opportunities to collaborate with the Clinical Translational Science Institute, the Office of Clinical and Academic Affairs, the Stem Cell Institute, the Center for Immunology, the Center for Translational Medicine, the Islet Cell Transplant Program and the Center on Pediatric Obesity Medicine. The Director will set the vision for the next scientific era in pediatric endocrinology at the University of Minnesota Medical School, while embracing the legacy of mentorship, training and outstanding clinical care. The leader will sustain and grow relationships with community partners and philanthropists.
The Director will be responsible for the research, education, and clinical service missions of the Division. The Division currently consists of 10 faculty members (MD, MD/PhD and PhD), along with one Advanced Practice Provider, six clinical nurse coordinators and a full complement of research staff.
The clinical program at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital (UMMCH) is a free-standing hospital recognized as one of the best in the country. The pediatric program works closely with the adult program and combined we have over 30 open clinical trials. UMMCH offers state-of-the-art facilities with access to more than 50 subspecialities and convenient family-centered services. The division supports a 3-year ACGME accredited fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology with an NIH funded T32 Training Grant. The Division’s scientific laboratories focus on diabetes, islet cell transplantation immunology, cystic fibrosis related pancreatic insufficiency, congenital adrenal hyperplasia and related disorders, and innovative therapies for diabetes. The division has over $3.42 million in sponsored direct cost expenditures in fiscal year 2018. Comprising only 5% of the total Pediatrics faculty, the Division incurred 13% of the Department’s sponsored expenditures in FY 2018.
Salary, rank and start-up support will be commensurate with experience and expectations of the position. Applications will be accepted through January 31, 2020.
Inquiries about the position should be directed to Michael Georgieff, M.D., Chair, Search Committee:
Michael K. Georgieff, M.D. c/o Lavon Anderson Human Resources Manager Department of Pediatrics University of Minnesota 717 Delaware Building, #388 Minneapolis, MN 55414 E-mail: email@example.com
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