Surgical Simulation Fellow

University of Minnesota SimPORTAL
Date Posted: February 7, 2019

The University of Minnesota is currently recruiting a Post-Doctoral Associate for a one-year research Surgical Simulation Fellowship that is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Accredited Education Institutes (AEI) Program. The goal of this position is to provide a foundation for creating international leaders in the development, evaluation, and delivery of surgical curricula enhanced by simulation. The Fellow will be involved with all surgical simulation activities that occur within the Medical School’s Simulation PeriOperative Resource for Training and Learning (SimPORTAL) and an array of simulation research and development projects. Applicants must be an M.D. and be enrolled, or have completed a residency, in any surgically-oriented field. Previous experience in teaching surgical students/residents should be included in your CV. International candidates with the intention of developing a simulation center/program in their home country are encouraged to apply. This fellowship primarily is a research-focused experience (no clinical rotations). Applications are being accepted now.

How To Apply

Applicants are asked to provide: • Curriculum vitae • Letter of intent explaining your interest in simulation and why you are pursuing this fellowship: please include your past experience with simulation, technical knowledge, medical device knowledge, general abilities, and career goals • Letter of recommendation from your institution supporting this simulation fellowship • Letter of recommendation from a colleague Matching support from your home institution is desired if available. For more information or to apply for this position, please contact: Nicholas A. Newman, Administrative Services Supervisor; University of Minnesota Email: Further details about the program, and previous graduates can be found on our website:

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