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Assistant/Associate Professor - Research
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Date Posted Mar. 13, 2020
Title Assistant/Associate Professor - Research
University University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Minneapolis, MN, United States
Department Family Medicine and Community Health
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Negotiable
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Public Health & Epidemiology
    Psychiatry/Psychology/Behavioral Science
    Family & Community Medicine

The Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Minnesota is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor to join our internationally renowned research department. We are hiring an Assistant Professor (tenure track) or Associate Professor (tenured) in the research division, which is the 3rd most NIH-funded family medicine department nationally. Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent in health, mental health/behavioral medicine, public health, or related field, or MD/DO with board certification in Family Medicine, General Internal Medicine, or Pediatrics.

The selected candidate will assume major responsibility for overseeing their own independent and externally funded, ongoing health-related research projects. Work effort will include preparing new grant proposals, securing independent research funding, publications, as well as clinical and/or teaching effort within an affiliated primary care clinic.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Participating in departmental and Program in Health Disparities Research projects and programs.
  • Teaching graduate level students, medical residents, and post-doctoral fellows in medicine, mental health/behavioral health, public health, and other related fields.

What’s unique about our department:

  • We are ranked #3 among the top National Institutes of Health-funded family medicine departments in the country, with several of our faculty being in the top 25 most NIH-funded principal investigators.
  • We nurture faculty development and wellbeing, including participation in teaching and scholarly activities.
  • Our research faculty are interdisciplinary and conduct cutting-edge research across multiple health-related areas (e.g., diabetes, obesity, food-insecurity, smoking cessation, health disparities/health equity, nutrition, integrated care, mental health/behavioral health, opioids, community-based participatory research, sexual health).
  • Our faculty are active in our community, engaging in advocacy and public policy.
  • We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including competitive wages, excellent health care coverage, employer-matched retirement, a wellbeing program, student loan forgiveness, and tuition reimbursement opportunities.

About us:
The Department of Family Medicine and Community Health has been a leader in transforming the specialty through clinical care, education, and research for 50 years. We sponsor eight family medicine residency programs in urban and rural settings and have graduated more family medicine residents than any other program in the nation. We also sponsor fellowship programs in sports medicine, hospice and palliative medicine, behavioral medicine, and human sexuality. Our research program is among the top-ranked in the nation. Our faculty are actively researching health disparities, healthcare delivery, and population health.

To learn more and apply, visit (Job ID 335655)

For application assistance, please contact the Human Resources Contact Center at or 612-624-8647 or 800-756-2363.

  • The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

    The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:

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Contact Information

  • FOD-HR
    Family Medicine and Community Health
    University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
    MMC 381, 420 Delaware St SE
    Minneapolis, MN 55455


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