Ophthalmology Assistant, Associate Professor, or Professor - Tenure Track/Tenured
University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Salary: 46,116.00 - 200,000.00
Internal Number: 346633
The University of Minnesota Medical School, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Neurosciences in the Twin Cities, seeks outstanding applicants for a faculty position focused onretinal biology and disease research (broadly defined). Candidates with a suitable research program, e.g., in cell-based therapy, stem cell biology, gene therapy, metabolomics, genetics/genomics, inflammation, immunology, neuroprotection, or vascular biology are encouraged to apply.
An attractive start-up package will be provided. Senior candidates may qualify for an Endowed Chair position. Candidates at the Assistant Professor level are expected to have postdoctoral training and first-author publications in retinal research. Senior candidates are expected to have a proven track record of scholarship and federal grant funding in retinal research. The successful candidate will maintain a nationally and internationally recognized basic and/or translational research program in retinal pathophysiology. Duties will include teaching/mentoring graduate students, medical students, and postdoctoral trainees, as well as service on the institutional and national level.
The campus provides excellent facilities for biomedical research, including Imaging Center, Genomics Center, Viral Vector Core, Bioinformatics Support, Center for Magnetic Resonance Research, Flow Cytometry facility, Transgenic Facility, and Center for MS and Proteomics.
Successful candidates will have a PhD and/or MD degree, or equivalent, in research areas described below. Training, experience, publications, funding record, a detailed research plan, and demonstrated interest in graduate and post-doctoral education will be essential components of the application.
This position is posted as Assistant, Associate Professor, or Professor rank. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications, education, and experience based on the University of Minnesota Medical School faculty pay scales.
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.