The Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Minnesota Medical School, in collaboration with the University of Minnesota Pain Consortium, is seeking an accomplished clinician-scientist working in the field of acute or chronic pain science to join a large, collaborative multidisciplinary community of researchers focused on pain and analgesia research. Academic rank and appointment type will be commensurate with years of experience and accomplishments.
The ideal candidate should be experienced in using state-of-the art approaches with work complementing and expanding on the clinical and/or basic science research already being performed in multiple specialties.
Substantial start-up funds and laboratory space are available.
This position will include clinical duties working in/at University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis, MN.
The position provides opportunities for collaboration with investigators in the University of Minnesota Health Sciences including the schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, and Public Health. Candidates will have the opportunity to mentor and teach PhD, MD/PhD and medical students.
The University of Minnesota is known internationally for pain research and the development of novel analgesic medications. The multi-disciplinary U of M Pain Consortium spans diverse Academic units including Anesthesiology, Dentistry, Epidemiology, Medicinal Chemistry, Medicine, Neurology, Neuroscience, Neurosurgery, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Psychology, Rehabilitation Medicine and Veterinary Science. Our investigators employ a wide variety of techniques including molecular biology, electrophysiology, immunohistochemistry, animal behavior, human psychophysics, and neuroimaging. Research is directed toward a broad-spectrum or questions related to pain transmission, neuroplasticity, hyperalgesia, endogenous pain inhibitory systems, and development of analgesic medications. The pain community is well connected with the University's Medical Discovery Team on Addiction. This mixture provides a highly enriched environment and fosters strong collaborations and interdisciplinary training opportunities. There are many opportunities for collaboration between clinicians and basic scientists. Recent initiatives from the Medical School have also resulted in substantial new institutional support for the broad area of pain medicine within the Department of Anesthesiology.
Candidates must hold an MD, MD/PhD or DO degree.
Graduate of an accredited ACGME residency and/or 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.
Applicants must demonstrate a strong record of research productivity.
Applicants should provide evidence of an established, independent research program with a track-record of external NIH-level funding.
Current, movable funding is strongly preferred.
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