Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Medical Imaging (Full or Part-Time)
University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Salary: 47,891.00 - 175,000.00
3 openings available.
Internal Number: 351828
The University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine (UMN-CVM) is invested in supporting and expanding academic radiology. To help you to achieve your career goals and find the needed balance to pursue your passions in clinical care, research, and teaching, we are pleased to offer flexible work arrangements and significant benefits, including:
Part-time or full-time position with a flexible work schedule
Ability to participate as a contract teleradiologist for salary augmentation
Negotiable percentage of time allocated for clinical service, research, and teaching
Ability to transfer clinical overload to locum and teleradiologists to ensure work/life balance
Signing bonus and reimbursement for moving expenses
Exceptional employee benefits package including health care and retirement plans
Collaborative opportunities within the health sciences
No on-call, weekend, or holiday shifts
We have immediate openings for multiple radiologists to join our Medical Imaging team to advance patient care, participate in cutting-edge research, and train the next generation of veterinary imaging professionals. This position offers an excellent opportunity to develop a rewarding career in a supportive, collaborative, multi-specialty teaching hospital. You will have access to state-of-the-art imaging equipment, experienced support staff, and collegial colleagues. Successful candidates will join an enthusiastic, cohesive, and patient-care oriented Medical Imaging team that is looking to expand and is currently composed of an experienced ACVR board-certified radiologist, PhD MRI research scientist, medical imaging supervisor, eight dedicated imaging technicians, and a PACS administrator.
The UMN is offering an outstanding opportunity for full or part time faculty positions in Medical Imaging at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. Rank will be dependent upon qualifications and experience. For an individual with the appropriate background, a tenure-track position is available.
Successful candidates will work with the Medical Imaging team to advance exceptional clinical care, teaching, and research. Responsibilities upon hire will include: clinical service of small and large animal diagnostic radiology and contrast procedures, small animal ultrasonography, CT, MRI, nuclear scintigraphy, and consultations to clinical faculty and house officers; clinical instruction to interns, residents, and professional students; and personal development and discipline/non-discipline related service to the UMN-CVM and other professional organizations. The percentage of time allocated for clinical service, teaching, and research is negotiable depending on the candidate’s professional goals and experience. The option to participate in teleradiology consulting is negotiable.
The UMN Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) is a tertiary referral service hospital with specialists in most disciplines. The VMC is one of the nation’s most prominent academic veterinary centers serving the Midwestern States and Central Canada. Clinicians provide top-tier innovative care advancing the fields of radiation and medical oncology, neurology, interventional radiology, interventional cardiology, surgery, and other areas of veterinary medicine. Clinical collaborations with specialists from the School of Medicine and associated medical centers are common.
The hospital is well-equipped with state-of-the-art imaging equipment, including:
Siemens Prisma 3T MRI system with full advanced imaging and research capabilities
Siemens Drive dual-source 128-slice CT with cardiac gating (to be installed 2023)
Two Samsung RS80A and one Toshiba Aplio 500 ultrasound units
The diagnostic radiology aspects have been structured around Carestream PACS, which is fully integrated with Nuance PowerScribe 360 speech recognition capabilities.
Successful applicants will have the opportunity to participate in independent and/or collaborative research that advances basic, translational, and/or clinical medical imaging and its applications. The UMN Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) recently installed a state-of-the-art Siemens Prisma 3T MRI scanner with full research and advanced imaging capabilities. This system allows investigators to leverage the strengths of the UMN Center for Magnetic Resonance Research, one of the top MRI research centers in the world. Our Medical Imaging team includes a faculty MRI research scientist whose Comparative MRI Research Lab provides opportunities for MRI research collaboration and training. The VMC will be installing a state-of-the-art dual-source Siemens Drive CT scanner in 2023. This system will advance collaborative research in cardiology and radiation oncology. Other new, major research equipment in the VMC includes an interventional radiology suite and a to-be-installed Varian Edge linear accelerator. The VMC has also invested in ultrasound equipment with elastography, contrast ultrasound, and image fusion capabilities. These major investments in research infrastructure have been supported by the CVM, Medical School, and the Office for Vice President of Research, with the goal of advancing comparative research to benefit both animals and people.
Imaging of animals at the VMC and other sites on campus is facilitated by the Clinical Investigation Center (CIC) and Research Animal Resources (RAR). CIC supports preclinical and clinical imaging studies with technical infrastructure, budgeting assistance, and study coordination according to GCP and GLP guidelines. RAR provides support for laboratory animal research, including rodent studies.
Teaching Opportunities & Professional Development:
Faculty are expected to participate in teaching and/or mentoring activities for interns, residents, DVM, and graduate students. Support and instruction for teaching is provided by the CVM Academic and Student Affairs Office and the Center for Educational Innovation (including the Early Career Teaching and Learning Program). For faculty with a focus on teaching, there are several applied research opportunities in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) that aid in assessing the impact of new and innovative teaching practices. Leadership, communication, and other professional development training is also available across campus.
Driven to Discover:
The University of Minnesota is the state’s land-grant university and one of the most prestigious public research universities in the nation. The CVM is part of the University of Minnesota Health Sciences Education Center, which unites and facilitates clinical, research, and teaching collaboration with the colleges of Medicine, Public Health, Dentistry, Nursing, and Pharmacy. The institution also includes an NIH-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a world class Center for Magnetic Resonance Research. There are multiple opportunities and support for intramural and extramural competitive grant applications. The College is committed to supporting professional development while encouraging work-life balance. To find out why discoveries unfold, breakthroughs happen, and the future is being made at the U of M, go to our About Us page.
The Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area has a population of over 3.2 million and is a dynamic place to live with all the amenities, cultural resources, and recreational opportunities that a big city has to offer. Minnesota is ranked the #2 state in the country by U.S. News & World Report based on health care, education, economy, infrastructure, opportunity, fiscal stability, crime and corrections, and natural environment. Minnesota consistently is rated one of the healthiest places to live in the United States, with abundant urban green space and an extensive network of trails for walking, running, and cycling. To learn more about our beautiful twin cities and the state the University of Minnesota calls home, visit Make it MSP and Explore Minnesota.
At the University of Minnesota and within the College of Veterinary Medicine, career and professional development opportunities are exceptional and include mentorship programs, promotional pathways, and continuing professional education funding and dedicated time (10 days/year) to take advantage of our resources to advance and expand your career.
Salary & Benefits:
Salary will be competitive and commensurate with the candidate’s experience and qualifications. The University of Minnesota provides a generous benefits package covering medical and dental coverage, basic life insurance, sick leave, 22 days of vacation, 11 holidays, 10 CE days, faculty retirement plan (with 10% University contribution), and an academic disability program. Additional benefits include reimbursement for moving expenses, a wellness program, health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, tuition benefits, and voluntary retirement plans. For more detailed information related to our benefits plan, please visit University of Minnesota Office of Human Resources.
You may also be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. For more information about this program, go to the Public Student Loan Forgiveness page.
Starting date is negotiable based upon the availability of the successful applicant and program needs. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until suitable candidates are identified.
DVM/VMD or equivalent veterinary degree. Preference will be given to individuals who are board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Radiology or European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging. However, board-eligible applicants who will have successfully completed a Radiology/Imaging residency by the employment start date are also encouraged to apply. The applicant must be eligible for Minnesota state veterinary faculty licensure.
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.