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Assistant Professor of Acute Care/Critical Care Surgery

University of Minnesota
life insurance, paid holidays
United States, Minneapolis
Jul 15, 2024
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About the Job

Assistant Professor, Academic Track or Clinician Track

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Critical and Acute Care Division within the Department of Surgery at the University of Minnesota is seeking a qualified individual for an academic track or clinician track position as Assistant Professor. Track will be determined based on the qualifications and experiences of the selected candidate.

Caseload will include trauma, surgical critical care, and general surgery cases. The successful candidate will have strong technical skills in general surgery and critical care with responsibilities to include:

* Participating as the attending staff in one or more of the intensive care units associated with the Division
* Participation as a Surgeon or Intensivist at one of our partner facilities
* Teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows
* Full participation in departmental activities including but not limited to grand rounds, CEU quality meetings, Promotion and Tenure committee meetings, and faculty meetings

Applications Instructions:

Your complete application should include:

* Your curriculum vitae
* Cover letter
* Contact information for at least 3 professional references

Please be sure that your application materials highlight any clinical, teaching, research, and leadership experience as relates to this position.

All applications must be submitted directly to the University of Minnesota Employment Center for consideration.



* MD degree or equivalent
* Must have or be able to obtain board certification in Surgery and Critical Care
* Must have or be able to obtain a Medical License in the state of Minnesota
* Demonstrated commitment to providing quality and compassionate patient care
* Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and collegiality with staff and partners
* Demonstrated commitment to teaching and research

About the Department

For more information about the Department of Surgery at the University of Minnesota, please visit our website at https://med.umn.edu/surgery


Working at the University

At the University of Minnesota, you'll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.

The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
  • Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the Regents Tuition Benefit Program
  • Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • University HSA contributions
  • Disability and employer-paid life insurance
  • Employee wellbeing program
  • Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) opportunity
  • Financial counseling services
  • Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no cost
  • Employee Transit Pass with free or reduced rates in the Twin Cities metro area

Please visit the Office of Human Resources website for more information regarding benefits.

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.

Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.

This position will remain open until filled.

To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).


The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.

Employment Requirements

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

About the U of M

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.

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