Job ID: 289824843  |  Last Updated: 10/6/2020

Faculty Position - Transplant Immunologist (Academic, Tenure Track, or Tenured)

University of Minnesota Physicians
Minneapolis, MN
Applicant Contact
Alissa Komensky
(612) 884-0369

Job Description

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.QualificationsThe Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology of the University of Minnesota Medical School seeks a fulltime clinical faculty member who is ASHI certified or eligible. Academic rank, compensation and appointment type will be based on qualifications and experience. Candidates must have demonstrated ability in teaching and in scholarly productivity. Minimum requirements for an M.D. include eligibility for medical licensure in the State of Minnesota, board certified or board eligible in CP or AP/CP and American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI) board eligible/board certified. Minimum requirements for a Ph.D. include completion of a Ph.D. in a related field, board eligible/board certified by (ASHI) and board eligible/certified by the American Board of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ABHI).About the JobThis position will spend significant time in collaboration with the Immunology/HLA Laboratory Medical Director. This large laboratory program supports preeminent solid organ (kidney, heart, lung, pancreas, liver) and stem cell transplant programs for the University of Minnesota Medical Center as well as other metro and regional transplant programs including LifeSource, the organ procurement organization that serves communities in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and portions of Western Wisconsin. The Immunology/HLA Laboratory is fully accredited in all areas of histocompatibility testing including DNA-based HLA class I and II typing, solid phase antibody testing, and cross matching. The Immunology/HLA laboratory performs about 25,000 HLA antibody tests for pre-transplantation listing and post-transplant, donor-specific antibody monitoring, about 1,500 flow cytometic crossmatches and 8,000 HLA typing by Real time-PCR, sequence-specific primers, sequence-specific oligonucleotide probe hybridization testing, and Sanger sequencing. Sign-out responsibilities, on-call duties, resident supervision and conferences are shared with other members of the clinical immunology faculty.Academic time will be used to pursue scholarly work in the candidate's area of specialty/research experience with a goal of developing collaborative or independent, externally funded research. Faculty will be active in their national organizations and foster an academic environment for medical students, residents and faculty.The University of Minnesota is a large and diverse university and medical school with a large subspecialty practice plan of over 950 physicians and 1,600 health professionals, University of Minnesota Physicians. The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology is home to a large number of anatomic and clinical pathology faculty as well as many basic science faculty involved in research, undergraduate and graduate education. The department also has an ACGME approved residency program and seven ACGME approved fellowships. More information about the department can be found at To ApplyPlease attach a cover letter, CV, a one page career goal statement, and the name and contact information for three references.Additional Requirements:An application for the corresponding academic component of this position should be submitted through University of Minnesota employment site: about benefits of working at the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians can be found at & 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.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.Community Information:University of Minnesota Physicians is based in the beautiful Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, ranked as the #6 best place to live in America by U.S. News & World Report in 2019. For more information about the vibrant culture, community, and recreation that Minneapolis-St. Paul has to offer, please click on the links below.Greater Minneapolis - St. Paul Metropolitan AreaU.S. News & World Report RankingExplore MinnesotaMinnesota Department of EducationEEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.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.

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