Faculty Physician - Gynecologic Oncology - Assistant Professor, Academic Track
As the multi-specialty group practice for the faculty of the University of Minnesota Medical School, University of Minnesota Physicians has more than 950 physicians and 1,600 health professionals, providing clinical care in over 100 specialty and sub-specialty areas. Our mission is three-fold: delivering exceptional patient care, advancing medicine through research, and training the next generation of health professionals.
The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health at the University of Minnesota is seeking a full time board certified/eligible Gynecologic Oncologist at the Assistant Professor rank on an academic track to join the Division of Gynecologic Oncology. The Division of Gynecologic Oncology is one of the largest gynecological cancer programs in the Midwest.
About the Appointment:
This position will include clinical duties working at our Academic Health Center and local affiliated hospitals or where contracts for service exist with community hospitals as well as in ambulatory settings.
Additional responsibilities will include participation in the teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows, clinical practice through UMPhysicians, and participation in service activities on behalf of the department, the medical school, and your profession.
The candidate should demonstrate their ability and experience in teaching and patient care at an academic medical center.
The position will require supervising, mentoring and teaching medical students, residents and fellows along with other curriculum development responsibilities.
The new hire will support multidisciplinary translational and clinical research. The successful candidate will participate in research projects and other academic/scholarly activities either as a collaborator or independent researcher, and participate in faculty development activities tailored to the candidate's career interests and goals.
Educational responsibilities include supervision, instruction, and mentoring of fellows, residents, and medical students as well as a dedicated team of advance practice providers.
Faculty will be active in their national organizations and foster an academic environment for medical students, residents and faculty.
About the Department:
The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health at the University of Minnesota has an illustrious, 131-year history. It began in 1887, led by Dr. Parks Ritchie, and grew into its current structure under Dr. Jennings C. Litzenberg, department head from 1913 to 1938. Linda F. Carson, MD, a longstanding faculty member and director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology, became department head in 2001 after serving in an interim capacity. In 2018, after building upon the department's strong national reputation, Dr. Carson retired and handed the reins to John Fischer, MD, FACOG.
A strong departmental research program facilitates development of innovative approaches to treating women’s health problems. An innovative research spirit can be found across the department. Several researchers are searching for biomarkers, preventive treatments, new drug therapies and ways to improve quality of life after a cancer diagnosis.
The faculty and staff in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health are dedicated to providing outstanding and progressive education to our medical students, residents and fellows. We are proud to offer a required OB/GYN clerkship and advanced electives for medical students; a large, diverse residency program; and fellowships in gynecologic oncology and maternal-fetal medicine
About the Division:
The Division of Gynecologic Oncology (GYN ONC) is an active member of the University of Minnesota Cancer Center; an NCI designated Cancer Center. We are a full member of the Gynecologic Oncology Group and have an ACGME accredited three-year fellowship.
Graduate of an accredited ACGME Obstetrics and Gynecology residency and Gynecologic Oncology fellowship training program.
Board eligible/certified with in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology.
Demonstrated research involvement and competence in teaching and communication.
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 (if applicable).
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Exception team player skills and priority of patient service
Detail oriented and self-motivated
Education focused and a creative problem-solver
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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.
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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UMPhysicians 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.
University of Minnesota Physicians is a premier physician organization dedicated to providing comprehensive, patient-focused specialty care in more than 100 specialty and subspecialty areas. Established in 1997, we have the widest range of specialists in the greater Twin Cities area with more than 850 physicians and 1,600 health professionals. From the classroom to the clinic, we are driven to be the leaders in patient cures and care.