Faculty Physician – Spine (Assistant or Associate Professor – Academic or Master Clinician Track)
The Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Minnesota is seeking a full-time board certified/eligible spine surgeon at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank on an academic or master clinician track (track to be determined by qualification and interest). The Department is seeking an orthopedic surgeon or neurosurgeon with fellowship training in spine care and an interest in deformity cases.
About the Appointment: • The ideal candidate will have fellowship training in spine care. • The Department of Orthopedic Spine Surgery is seeking an individual with a strong interest in deformity cases. • This position will include clinical duties working in Orthopedic Spine Surgery at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, as well as the Clinics and Surgery Center in Minneapolis, MN. • The practice ranges from straight-forward procedures in more complicated individuals to quaternary care, including a robust, legacy practice in adult deformity. • Additional responsibilities will include: participation in the teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows, clinical practice through MPhysicians, and participation in service activities on behalf of the department, the medical school, and your profession. • This position will include: clinical services in both inpatient and ambulatory settings, along with teaching of medical students, residents and fellows. • The position will require supervising, mentoring and teaching medical students, residents and fellows along with other curriculum development responsibilities. • This full-time position requires clinical time primarily in the Clinics and Surgery Center. Educational responsibilities include supervision, instruction, and mentoring of fellows, residents, and medical students as well as a dedicated team of advance practice providers. • Academic time will be used to pursue scholarly work in the candidate’s area of specialty/research experience with a goal of developing collaborative or independent, externally funded research. • Faculty will be active in their national organizations and foster an academic environment for medical students, residents and faculty.
M Health and Clinical Partnerships: University of Minnesota Physicians providers practice at affiliated locations under the University of Minnesota Health (M Health) shared care delivery system. M Health represents a collaboration between University of Minnesota Physicians, University of Minnesota Medical Center and Fairview Health Services to create a nationally renowned 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.
Qualifications: • Graduate of an accredited ACGME spine orthopedic surgery fellowship training program. • Licensed or ability to obtain Minnesota Board of Medical Practice Licensure. • Ability to obtain/maintain DEA certification in the State of Minnesota. • Meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges. • Ability to receive work authorization in the United States from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and maintain legal status according to the requirements of VISA category while in the United States. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. • Exceptional collaboration abilities with partners and staff. • Understands and places importance on patient care/service. • Detail oriented and self-motivated. • Education focused and a creative problem-solver
Preferred Qualifications: • Interest in clinical or translational research is desired. Experience in research is preferred by not required. • Interested in deformities and curvature of spine.
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