Professor/Associate/Assistant Professor - Medical Director Lung Transplant Program, Twin Cities, Minnesota

Created 01/07/2021
Reference 11385790
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Minnesota
City Twin Cities
Zip 55401
Salary Competitive
The University of Minnesota Department of Medicine's Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine (PACCS) Division is seeking to recruit a faculty member to serve as Medical Director of the Lung Transplant Program. This is a very active, longstanding, and nationally and internationally recognized program, founded by Dr. Marshall Hertz with strong multidisciplinary collaborations.

The new leader for this program will be an established leader or 'rising star' with strong administrative and leadership skills. This individual may be either a very strong academic clinician or an established, funded investigator. The rank will be an advanced Assistant, Associate or full Professor of Medicine, and in the Tenure or Academic track, as appropriate. This individual is expected to assume the role of the Murphy Professor of Medicine within three years. This faculty member should have expertise in lung transplant and pulmonary medicine with strong academic credentials and administrative skills. S/he will provide clinical effort predominantly at the University of Minnesota Medical Center and will actively participate in the PACCS Division and Department of Medicine's research, educational, and clinical programs. As Medical Director (approximately 20% effort), s/he will work with leadership of the Solid Organ Transplant Service Line, to ensure high quality clinical care and performance of the program. This individual also will be responsible for oversight of clinical research and academic activity in lung transplant and will assist in mentorship, career development and recruitment of PACCS faculty involved in this program. The balance of academic and research with clinical time will be determined by the individual's research and funding profile.


Applicants must have an M.D. and be ABIM certified or eligible in both Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Candidates should have high quality training in pulmonary and critical care and be considered as excellent physician and role model for trainees. Candidates should have experience in academic research and/or educational activities with a high likelihood of ongoing achievement.

Applicants must have the 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.

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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.
Employer University of Minnesota

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