The qualified individual will have an advanced research degree (M.S. or Ph.D.) OR veterinary degree (e.g., DVM, VMD) with specialty board certification or eligibility for certification in either the American or European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, specialty of cardiology.
Candidates with advanced research degree (PhD), veterinary degree, and board certification are preferred. Additional preference will be given to individuals with demonstrated research expertise in some aspect of cardiovascular medicine, and those who can provide evidence of outstanding teaching, clinical and interpersonal skills.
Research: The selected individual will develop an extramurally funded, independent research program with an emphasis in cardiology. Individuals who can develop collaborative multi-disciplinary studies in neural regulation of cardiac function, cardiac stem cell biology, animal models of cardiac disease including dystrophic cardiomyopathies, gene and cell-based therapies, biomedical device applications, and tissue engineering are of particular interest. Duties will include development and management of a research program, grant-writing. and mentoring of graduate students, post-docs, and residents (~ 70-80% time).
Service and Teaching: The selected individual will participate in the service and teaching missions of the Department (~ 10-15% time).
Professional and Graduate Education: The selected individual will participate in the didactic and laboratory instruction of professional and graduate students, in addition to advising graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and mentoring cardiology residents (~ 10-15% time).
DEPARTMENT: The Department and College have a rich tradition in Comparative Medicine. Core strengths in Comparative Medicine include oncology, inflammatory and chronic diseases, and animal models of genetic and metabolic disease (neurobiology, musculoskeletal disease, endocrine, nutrition, and urology). The Comparative Medicine program emphasizes interdisciplinary and collaborative research with investigators across all three academic Departments in the College and the College's centers; allied units in the Academic Health Center; the College of Biological Sciences and the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences; and several other University centers and institutes. Comparative Medicine is a core program in the University's NIH Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI).
COLLEGE The College is located on the St. Paul campus of the University of Minnesota, one of only three universities that house the disciplines of Veterinary Medicine, Medicine and Agricultural Sciences in one campus, fostering opportunities for collaboration with faculty across the other five units of the Academic Health Center (Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, Public Health, Nursing, and Dentistry) and the Center for Translational Medicine. With a population of nearly three million, the metropolitan area offers urban living at its best, with a blend of big-city sophistication and small-town security and comfort.
Qualified individuals will apply on-line at https://employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=104193 and include a letter of intent and curriculum vitae. In addition, the applicant should provide a list of 3 individuals knowledgeable with the applicant's research, teaching, clinical abilities and interpersonal skills for letters of reference. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.
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