Institution (Location)
University of Minnesota
Start Date
June 15, 2019
Position Description

This tenure-track position will assume major responsibility for :

• Overseeing the ongoing data collection of externally funded research projects dealing

with health related problems (70%)

• Preparing new grant proposals and securing independent research funding (5-10%)

• Providing clinical care or teaching within an affiliated primary care clinic (15-30%)


Candidate’s Qualifications (who should apply)


The Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Minnesota is seeking an Assistant Professor to join our internationally renowned research department.


Required qualifications

• PhD or equivalent in a health or related field, or MD/DO with board certification in Family Medicine, General Internal Medicine, or Pediatrics

• Minimum 2 years of research experience within health-related fields

• Experience developing grant proposals and obtaining research funding

• Experience mentoring graduate and/or medical students

• Experience with research methodology such as longitudinal study design, mixed-methods research, natural experiments, or clinical trials

• Evidence of success with publication of manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals of importance to the field of the applicant

 Preferred qualifications

• Experience as a principal or co-investigator at a federal/national level

• Strong research methodology skills

• Excellent communication and presentation


• Experience developing community or clinic


• Experience working collaboratively with team

members to solve complex health problems

through integrated approaches

• Post-doctoral training in a health or related


• Hold an active clinical license in medicine,

mental health/behavioral medicine, nutrition, pharmacy, or other field that can work in a primary care setting


How to Apply

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About our department

The Department of Family Medicine and Community Health has been a leader in transforming clinical care, education, and research for 50 years. We are ranked #4 among the top National Institutes of Health-funded family medicine departments. Our faculty are actively researching health disparities, healthcare delivery, and population health. Visit us at

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity employer.




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