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PEDIATRIC NEURO ONCOLOGIST (CHS)

Apply now(opens in a new window) Job no: 257451-AS
Work type: Faculty Full or Part Time, Faculty-Full Time, Faculty-Part Time, Onsite
Department:SMPH\PEDIATRICS\HEM-ONCOL
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional Category

Job Summary:

The Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant seeks a CHS track physician with interest and expertise in neuro-oncology and neurocutaneous disorders. Special consideration will be given to candidates who have completed a pediatric neuro-oncology fellowship or have gained additional focused experience caring for patients with CNS malignancies. Approximately 60-70% time will be spent in the clinical care of pediatric hematology, oncology and BMT patients, with a focus on neuro-oncology and neurocutaneous disorders. Approximately 20-30% time will be spent pursuing clinical research opportunities and 5-10% time will be spent on teaching activities.

We are located in the Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research (WIMR) building next to the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, and are active members of the Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center, the Program for Advanced Cell Therapy and Wisconsin Blood Cancer Research Institute. We participate in numerous research consortia including the COG, PTCTC, PIDTC, MARCH, NEXT, St. Baldrick's/SU2C Pediatric Oncology Dream Team, and the Pediatric Clinical Immunotherapy Trials Network. We encourage translation of laboratory research into clinical trials at the adjacent American Family Children's Hospital, and conduct many novel investigator-initiated, as well as industry-sponsored studies.

We offer a friendly, collegial work environment and support mentoring at all levels as well as work-life balance. Madison, WI, is the state capital and a medium-sized city and college town, with abundant recreational, cultural and culinary activities, outstanding schools and affordable cost of living.

For more info, visit our Division website: https://www.pediatrics.wisc.edu/divisions/hematology-oncology-bone-marrow-transplant/. Any questions related to the position can be forwarded to Dr. Diane Puccetti at: puccetti@pediatrics.wisc.edu.

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:

- Provide clinical care to pediatric hematology/oncology patients with a focus on CNS malignancies and neurocutaneous disorders.
- Teach to a variety of learners, including medical students, residents, and fellows. Teaching can occur within the classroom, small groups and lectures, as well as in the delivery of clinical care.
- Carry out independent research/scholarly activity in an area of interest to the candidate and the division. These pursuits can take many forms and will often be executed in conjunction with clinical activities, but are not limited to that venue.

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 or equivalent

Qualifications:

Completion of US pediatric residency and relevant fellowship programs. Interest in academic medicine, involving teaching to a variety of learners is essential. Experience in an academic medical setting preferred.

Special consideration will be given to candidates who have completed a pediatric neuro-oncology fellowship or have gained additional focused experience caring for patients with CNS malignancies.

License/Certification:

Required
BCP - Bd Cert Pediatrics
BC/BE in Pediatrics

Required
PHYS - Physician
Candidate is required to have or be eligible for a Wisconsin Medical License

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:

SEPTEMBER 01, 2022

Salary:

Negotiable
ANNUAL (12 months)

Additional Information:

This vacancy is being announced simultaneously with Position Vacancy 257452; please note that only one vacancy exists. Having two position vacancy listings allows the School of Medicine and Public Health to consider clinical teacher faculty candidates with or without research credentials for this non-tenure-track position.

Candidates for Associate Professor or Professor rank must meet criteria for appointment at rank per UW School of Medicine and Public Health guidelines for appointment and promotion on the clinical health sciences (CHS) track.

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.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button and use the online UW Job Application system to submit the following:
- Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- A cover letter describing 1) your interest in this position, 2) what you would bring to the Department of Pediatrics, 3) how the Department could contribute to your career, and 4) how you would contribute to the Department's mission to foster an inclusive, equitable, and diverse workplace.
- List of contact information for three (3) references, including your current/most recent supervisor. References will not be contacted without prior notice.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is June 12, 2022, however, this position will remain open and applications may be considered until this position is filled.

Your application must be received through the Jobs at UW portal to be considered as a candidate. Applications submitted outside of this system will not be considered. 

Contact:

Ashley Yandre
ashley.yandre@pediatrics.wisc.edu
608-265-3961
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 (CHS)(IC014) or Associate Professor (CHS)(IC015) or Assistant Professor (CHS)(IC016)

Department(s):

A536755-MEDICAL SCHOOL/PEDIATRICS/HEM-ONCOL

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

257451-AS

  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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