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THORACIC SURGEON

Apply now(opens in a new window) Job no: 255911-FA
Work type: Faculty Full or Part Time, Faculty-Full Time, Faculty-Part Time, Onsite
Department:SMPH/SURGERY/CARDIOTHORACIC
Location: Madison
Categories: Faculty

Job Summary:

The Department of Surgery at The University of Wisconsin is recruiting an exceptional, board-eligible or certified thoracic surgeon to join our dynamic and growing Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery. We are looking for candidates with a demonstrated track record of clinical excellence and academic contributions. The department provides a robust infrastructure of services. an exceptional, board-eligible or certified thoracic surgeon to join our dynamic and growing Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery. We are looking for candidates with a demonstrated track record of clinical excellence and academic contributions. The department provides a robust infrastructure of services.

A competitive salary and benefit package is provided, including generous academic support. UW- Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

SMPH is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged.

Responsibilities:

The Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery is seeking a Thoracic Surgeon to join our dynamic and growing Thoracic Surgery practice. The successful candidate will have an MD or equivalent, have completed an accredited cardiothoracic fellowship, be board certified/eligible in thoracic surgery, and be eligible for a Wisconsin medical license. The incumbent will be expected to play a dynamic role in the expansion of the Thoracic program. The successful candidate will have a strong focus on a clinical practice in general thoracic surgery delivering high-quality patient care, development of a scholarly clinical or basic science research program, and teaching medical students, residents, and fellows. Expertise in minimally invasive techniques (VATS and/or robotics) and a willingness to participate in our lung transplant and ECMO programs are mandatory. In addition to teaching medical students and general surgery residents, the new department member will instruct fellows in our ACGME-approved traditional cardiothoracic training program. This position is expected to work with colleagues in the Department of Surgery and throughout the Medical School and University to develop productive research relationships, which result in national presentations and publications. The successful candidate will also participate in professional, public, and university service.

The successful candidate will teach medical students, residents, and fellows.

The successful applicant will participate in administrative and committee work to support the clinical and scholarly missions of UW Health and the School of Medicine and Public Health. An essential part of these duties will be working in a collegial relationship with other faculty members.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Education:

Required
Terminal Degree

MD, DO, or equivalent

Qualifications:

License/certification:
Candidate is required to have or be eligible for a Wisconsin medical license. Board certification or board eligibility in Cardiothoracic Surgery. Must be eligible for enrollment as a billing provider and for all necessary hospital privileges.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Graduate of certified residency program in thoracic surgery is required. Training and expertise in
lung cancer surgery preferred.

Candidates for associate professor (CHS) or full professor (CHS) rank must meet criteria for
appointment at rank per UW School of Medicine and Public Health guidelines for appointment and
promotion on the CHS track.

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: https://policy.wisc.edu/library/UW-5086. Please visit https://covidresponse.wisc.edu for the most up-to-date information.

Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Anticipated Begin Date:

JULY 01, 2022

Salary:

Negotiable
ANNUAL (12 months)

Additional Information:

This vacancy is being announced simultaneously with PVL#255909; please note that only one vacancy exists. Having two position vacancy listings allows the School of Medicine and Public Health to consider candidates with both tenure-track faculty credentials and non-tenure-track faculty credentials for this position.

Applicants for this position will be considered for the titles listed in this posting. The title is determined by the experience and qualifications of the finalist.

The department will not be able to support a request for a J-1 waiver. If you chose to pursue a waiver and apply for our position, neither the UW nor UWMF will reimburse you for your legal or waiver fees.

This position has been identified as a position of trust with access to vulnerable populations. The selected candidate will be required to pass an initial Caregiver Check to be eligible for employment under the Wisconsin Caregiver Law and then every four years.

The Community:
Located on an isthmus between two lakes, Madison is the capital city of the state of Wisconsin. Madison has been voted the #1 Best Place to Live (Livability, 2021), #1 City for Most Successful Women Per Capita (Forbes, 2019), #1 City for Best Work-Life Balance (SmartAsset, 2020), #7 Best City for STEM Professionals (CEO World, 2020), #2 Best State to Practice Medicine (WalletHub, 2020), #2 Best City for Biking (People for Bikes, 2020), #4 Fittest City in the U.S. (ACSM American Fitness Index, 2020), #4 Greenest City in the US (Zippia, 2020), #1 Best Place to Retire (Money, 2020), #1 Best Place in the U.S. for Raising Children (DiversityDataKids.com 2020), and #1 Best College Football Town in America (Sports Illustrated, 2019).

Madison's technology economy is growing rapidly, and the region is home to the headquarters of Epic Systems, Exact Sciences, American Girl (Mattel), Sub-Zero, and Lands' End, as well as many biotech, healthcare IT, and health systems startups.

The city of Madison and the University of Wisconsin-Madison acknowledge that they occupy ancestral Ho-Chunk land. The School of Medicine and Public Health recognizes the health inequities faced by Native communities and pledges to learn more and take action across all of its missions.

Madison is the second largest city in the state, with a city population of approximately 260,000 and regional population of over 1 million. The city is within easy driving range of Chicago and Milwaukee. Madison is home to one of the strongest local food scenes in the country. From April to October, the Capitol Square hosts the largest producer-only farmers' market in the country. The city is rich with cultural offerings in the arts.

The city has a dedicated athletics fan base which largely centers around the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Madison is home to Forward Madison FC, the first professional soccer team in the city, as well as the Madison Mallards, a college wood-bat summer baseball league team. Marquee endurance sports and specialty sporting events include Ironman, Reebok CrossFit Games, Madison Marathon, and many national and international championship competitions.

How to Apply:

To apply, select "Apply Now" to upload a CV and letter of interest.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is May 8, 2022, however positions will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

Contact:

Leigh Fredericks
leigh.fredericks@wisc.edu
608-262-3603
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )



Official Title:

Professor(FA020) or Associate Professor(FA030) or Assistant Professor(FA040)

Department(s):

A539782-MEDICAL SCHOOL/SURGERY/CARDIOTHORACIC

Employment Class:

Faculty

Job Number:

255911-FA

  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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