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Pediatric Neurologist - Epilepsy - University of Minnesota

Employer
University of Minnesota Physicians
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
Nov 25, 2023

Job Details

The University of Minnesota seeks a new faculty member with fellowship training in pediatric epilepsy who is board-certified or board-eligible to join the Division of Pediatric Neurology in the Department of Neurology. After a recent expansion, our division now includes 7 pediatric neurology faculty members and an advanced practitioner, and we are dedicated to further growth and an elevated academic profile. The opening is for a non-tenure track clinician who also has an interest in teaching. Clinical research interests may be accommodated.

 

The new faculty member will be asked to expand our epilepsy surgery program in collaboration with other division faculty, pediatric neurosurgery faculty, and adult epilepsy faculty. A full array of outpatient and inpatient neurophysiology resources is available as well as a comprehensive team of pediatric neuropsychologists, neuroradiologists, psychiatrists, geneticists, and ketogenic dieticians. The epilepsy surgery program capabilities include Stereo-EEG, ROSA, VNS, LITT, RNS, and DBS. There will be numerous opportunities to engage in clinical research activities. Other areas of subspecialty expertise in the division include neuromuscular disorders, headache, neuro-immunology, neurogenetics, and neonatal neurology.

 

Our faculty are actively engaged in the teaching of medical students, adult neurology residents, and pediatric residents, with abundant opportunities to mentor other learners. Our division is an integral component of the Department of Neurology, which has robust research, education, and clinical activities and resources. The Department had over $8 million in NIH funding in 2020. We also collaborate actively with the Department of Pediatrics in all these domains and have strong relationships with other departments.

  Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited Pediatric Neurology residency training program and Board Certified or Board Prepared
  • Licensed or ability to obtain Minnesota Board of Medical Practice Licensure
  • Ability to obtain and / or maintain DEA certification for the State of Minnesota
  • Meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges.
  • Excellent teaching and interpersonal skills

 

Benefits Highlights

Our benefits package was recently recognized for its competitive and inclusive nature. Some highlights include:

  • Comprehensive medical and dental insurance plans
  • As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, we are a qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Best in industry 401K employer contribution
  • Concierge services and a well-being allowance

  M Health and Clinical Partnerships

Providers practice at affiliated locations under the M Health Fairview shared care delivery system. This partnership represents a collaboration between University of Minnesota Physicians, University of Minnesota Medical Center and Fairview Health Services to build a nationally known 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.

 

University of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota is among the largest and most prestigious public research universities in the nation. The University Medical School is a world-class institution with a long history of leadership and discoveries that have changed the practice of medicine. The nearly 3,000 outstanding faculty members are committed to achieving excellence in research, and clinical care, and developing the next generation of health professionals.

 

Community Information

We are based in Minneapolis and consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in America by U.S. News & World Report. The Minneapolis-St. Paul area offers a high quality of life and a low cost of living. You'll find excellent school systems, a robust economy, an award-winning culinary scene, museums of all types, outstanding theaters, and a reliable international airport. If you love the outdoors, you can enjoy all four seasons with the plethora of lakes, parks, and some of the country's best bike trails!

Company

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 Neurology at the University of Minnesota and UMPhysicians is actively recruiting to grow our Neurology team of nearly 45 clinical faculty in 10 subspecialties.  

The Department of Neurology at the University of Minnesota:

  • Translating cutting-edge research to world-class patient care is the highest priority for the Department of Neurology. Our faculty are committed to providing and improving the most advanced therapies for neurological disorders.
  • The Department has fostered the development of a wide range of subspecialty clinical services implementing advanced therapies based on groundbreaking research in areas such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Muscular Dystrophy, deep brain stimulation, ataxia, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, neuromuscular and sleep disorders, stroke, headache, pain management, and neurocritical care.
  • The Department is committed to training our next generation of physicians through the training and development of 24 residents and approximately 12 fellows each year.

We are recruiting for the following: 

  • General Neurologist 
  • Interventionalist
  • Movement Disorders 
  • Neurohospitalist
  • Neurologist - Neuromuscular 
  • Neurologist - Multiple Sclerosis 
  • Pediatric Neurologist - Epilepsy 
  • Vascular Neurologist

Competitive compensation and market-leading benefits that include a well-being allotment, concierge services, counseling, coaching,  best-in-Industry 401K employer match, and we are a public service loan forgiveness-qualifying employer.

Click on the APPLY button to speak with a recruiter directly about any of these opportunities. 

M Health and Clinical Partnerships:

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. www.mhealth.org

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. www.umn.edu

Community Information:

University of Minnesota Physicians is based in the beautiful Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, consistently ranking as a best place to live – offering a high quality of life and low cost of living.  Minneapolis/St. Paul boasts excellent school systems, a thriving workforce, an award-winning culinary scene, museums of all types, outstanding theaters, and an international airport making travel easy.

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