Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Internal Number: R0019818
University of Minnesota Physicians (M Physicians) is a non-profit organization seeking driven individuals in both clinical and non-clinical areas to help transform health and medicine. Headquartered in Minneapolis, our organization employs more than 1,200 physicians, 300 advanced practice providers and 2,200 health professionals and staff throughout Minnesota and beyond.
Join us on a mission to advance medicine.
About the Job
Successful candidates are expected to have an independent, externally funded, and sustainable scholarly research program, evidence of conducting rigorous and innovative research, a strong track record of publications and scholarly activities, and will participate in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health (DFMCH) and Program in Health Disparities Research (PHDR) projects and programs, and teach medical and public health students and residents.
Hire will be at Associate Professor level on the academic track with a research area of focus.
- 50% effort; The successful candidate will be expected to assume major responsibility for overseeing their ongoing externally funded health-related research projects (e.g. NIH).
- Participate in DFMCH and PHDR projects and programs including teaching medical students and residents.
- 10% effort; education work within the department.
- 10-20% effort; Prepare new grant proposals and secure independent research funding.
- 20% effort; Clinical effort within affiliated primary care clinic or as faculty consultant for clinical faculty in the Research Services Hub.
- Candidate is expected to have paid effort as either Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator on NIH grants or equivalent funding.
- PhD or equivalent degree in a health, mental health/behavioral medicine, public health or related field or MD/DO with board certification in Family Medicine, General Internal Medicine, or Pediatrics.
- Minimum 5 years of research experience within health-related fields.
- Demonstrated evidence of success as a principal investigator on grant proposals at a federal/national level in obtaining independent external research funding (e.g., current funding or submitted applications for independent awards, particularly from the NIH).
- Experience with research methodology such as longitudinal study design, mixed-methods research, natural experiments, clinical trials, etc.
- Demonstrated experience in publishing in quality, peer-reviewed, high impact journals and presentations in relevant professional meetings.
- Minimum 2 years of experience mentoring post doctorate, graduate, and/or medical students.
- Demonstrated expertise in area of training and research interest, such as behavioral/mental health, nutrition, health disparities/equity, chronic disease, medicine, etc.
- Sustained grant funding from the National Institutes of Health as a Principal Investigator.
- Strong quantitative and/or qualitative research methodology skills.
- Experience is research focused on race/racism as social determinant of health.
- Record of accomplishment in interdisciplinary and community-engaged research.
- Experience working collaboratively with team members to solve complex health problems through integrated approaches including research, policy/system, clinic and community efforts.
- Evidence of collaborations and partnerships within and outside own Department, and spearheading multi-disciplinary collaborations with diverse teams.
- Evidence of excellent communication skills as demonstrated by clarity of presentation.
- Evidence of research excellence as demonstrated by publications and/or awards recognizing scientific excellence.
- Active clinical license in medicine, mental health/behavioral medicine, nutrition, pharmacy, or other field that is able to work in a primary care setting.
About the Department
The Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Minnesota was created more than 50 years ago in response to a legislative mandate to train primary care physicians. Since then, we have been leaders in transforming the specialty through education, research, and patient care. We are the academic sponsor of eight family medicine residencies--five in the Twin Cities, three in Greater Minnesota. We are involved in medical student education activities across the Medical School's two campuses: Twin Cities and Duluth. We sponsor four fellowship programs--sports medicine, hospice and palliative medicine, behavioral medicine, and human sexuality-- and offer continuing medical education opportunities. We are regularly among the top National Institutes of Health-funded family medicine departments and are currently 3rd in Blue Ridge Rankings. Our faculty are actively researching health disparities, healthcare delivery, and population health. More at https://med.umn.edu/familymedicine.
Our benefits package was recently recognized for its competitive and inclusive nature. Some highlights include:
- Comprehensive medical and dental insurance plans
- As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, we are a qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
- Best in industry 401K employer contribution
- Concierge services and a well-being allowance
More information can be found here: UMN Benefits and M Physicians Benefits.
M Health and Clinical Partnerships
Providers practice at affiliated locations under the M Health Fairview shared care delivery system. This partnership represents a collaboration between University of Minnesota Physicians, University of Minnesota Medical Center and Fairview Health Services to build a nationally known 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.
Our Partnerships (Use for crescent posting)
We are proud to have partnerships with health systems across the region. Through these partnerships, we carry out our mission to provide access to outstanding patient care to communities across the state. In addition to our collaboration with Fairview Health Services, M Physicians also has partnerships with Park Nicollet, Regions Hospital, North Memorial Hospital, Children's Minnesota, Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare, TRIA Orthopaedic Center and CentraCare Health.
University of Minnesota
The University of Minnesota is among the largest and most prestigious public research universities in the nation. The University Medical School is a world-class institution with a long history of leadership and discoveries that have changed the practice of medicine. The nearly 3,000 outstanding faculty members are committed to achieving excellence in research, clinical care, and developing the next generation of health professionals.
We are based in Minneapolis and consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in America by U.S. News & World Report. The Minneapolis-St. Paul area offers a high quality of life and a low cost of living. You'll find excellent school systems, a robust economy, an award-winning culinary scene, museums of all types, outstanding theaters, and a reliable international airport. If you love the outdoors, you can enjoy all four seasons with the plethora of lakes, parks, and some of the country's best bike trails!
M Physicians 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.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.