Sleep Surgeon (Assistant or Associate Professor)

University of Minnesota Physicians
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Closing date
Mar 5, 2024

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University of Minnesota Physicians (M Physicians) is a non-profit organization seeking driven individuals in both clinical and non-clinical areas to help transform health and medicine. Headquartered in Minneapolis, our organization employs more than 1,200 physicians, 300 advanced practice providers and 2,200 health professionals and staff throughout Minnesota and beyond.

Join us on a mission to advance medicine.

The Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Minnesota is seeking a board certified/eligible Sleep Surgeon at the Assistant or Associate Professor Rank on an academic or clinician track (track to be determined by qualification and interest).  In addition to serving as a pioneer in many areas of modern Otolaryngology, our program is a national leader in clinical care, research excellence and the education of residents, fellows and medical students.

Position Highlights:

  • Well-established Otolaryngology team of more than 50 physicians dedicated to the highest quality of patient care.
  • Team offering broad sub-specialty expertise in all areas of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 
  • Practice the full spectrum of management for sleep apnea, snoring and related disorders. 
  • Numerous opportunities to be heavily involved in educational and research missions. 
  • Practice settings include both tertiary and community sites in Minneapolis-Saint Paul – a large metropolitan area with over 3 million people.

About the Department: 

The University of Minnesota Department Of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery has more than 120 years of history of treating patients, conducting research, and educating the next generation of otolaryngologists. The department is home to more than 50 physicians providing the latest in patient care through the University of Minnesota Physicians – our clinical practice made up of more than 700 university doctors. Our physicians diagnose and treat a variety of ear, nose and throat problems – from the most common to the most complex. Most have special training or conduct research in an area of expertise.

As members of the University of Minnesota Medical School community, our physicians regularly collaborate with colleagues in areas like pediatrics and oncology to provide the most advanced diagnostic and treatment options, as well as groundbreaking research opportunities.

Our commitment to collaboration and innovation, coupled with the expertise of our physicians, allows us to support exceptional residency and fellowship training programs, attracting young physicians from around the nation and the world.


  • Graduate of an accredited ACGME Otolaryngology residency and Sleep Surgery fellowship-training program.  
  • American Board of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery eligible/certified. 
  • Licensed or ability to obtain medical license and DEA in the State of Minnesota, and meet criteria/qualifications for credentialing and privileges 
  • Ability to receive work authorization in the United States and maintain legal status according to the requirements of VISA category while in the United States.?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Board certification or eligibility in Otolaryngology-Sleep Medicine.

This role is dually employed by the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians. Applicants should also complete an application for this position with the University of Minnesota. The corresponding job opening can be found here.

Interested individuals should submit their curriculum vitae with a cover letter to:
Samir S. Khariwala, MD, MS
Professor and Vice Chair
Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
University of Minnesota
420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

Benefits Highlights: 

Competitive compensation and market leading benefits packages to support all aspects of employee well-being, including physical, emotional, intellectual, social, spiritual, and financial health. More information can be found here: University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians.  

M Health and Clinical Partnerships: 

University of Minnesota Physicians providers practice at affiliated locations under the University of Minnesota Health Fairview (M Health Fairview) shared care delivery system.  M Health Fairview 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. 

University of Minnesota: 

The University of Minnesota is among the largest and most prestigious public research universities in the nation. The Medical School at the University of Minnesota is a world-class institution with a long history of leadership and discoveries that have changed the practice of medicine. The nearly 3,000 outstanding faculty members are committed to achieving excellence in research, clinical care, and developing the next generation of health professionals.

Equal Employment Opportunity 

We welcome diversity in every area, from patient populations to our own physicians, and pride ourselves on being thoroughly inclusive. We gladly provide equal employment opportunities and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, age, sexual orientation or veteran status.  

M Physicians 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.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

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