Clinical Researcher  – Hennepin Healthcare

The Addiction Medicine Division at Hennepin Healthcare seeks a full-time Clinical Researcher (MD or other doctoral level clinician) whose addiction-related research interests include health disparities and diverse safety-net populations, integrated models of addiction care in general medical settings, implementation science, health services research, or pragmatic clinical trials.

Position will be eligible for Assistant/Associate Professor appointment at the University of Minnesota. See:

Position includes up to five years’ 75% protected time for research with the remaining time dedicated to clinical endeavors.  Ample research start-up funds are available.  The successful candidate will join a vigorous addiction research environment including the NorthStar node of the NIDA Clinical Trials Network, NIDA JCOIN site, the Health, Homelessness, and Criminal Justice Lab, investigators with smoking cessation and tobacco regulatory science portfolios, and the University of Minnesota’s Addiction Neuroscience Medical Discovery Team.   

Clinical services include office-based addiction treatment, an opioid treatment program, addiction consultation services, criminal justice healthcare, healthcare for the homeless, and inpatient and outpatient safety-net care in an urban academic setting.  Patient populations are highly diverse and multinational. Candidates who, through their research, clinical practice, or teaching, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community are of particular interest.  

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MD/DO, PhD, Physician Assistant, or Nurse Practitioner degree in respective discipline
  • Board certification in respective discipline
  • Current, or eligible for, license to practice in the State of Minnesota
  • Highly selective non-clinician researchers will be considered

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Research experience and a demonstrated ability to compete for Federal research grant support (e.g., K or R level awards)

We offer a wealth of opportunities for individuals who want to make an impact in our patients’ lives. We are driven to connect talented individuals with life-changing career opportunities, enabling you to provide exceptional care without exception.

Applications can be submitted using the hyperlink above. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Gavin Bart at