The Department of Pediatrics at The University of Wisconsin is recruiting an exceptional Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrician to join our Division of Developmental Pediatrics & Rehabilitation Medicine. We are looking for candidates with a track record of clinical excellence and academic contributions as demonstrated through training and/or practice experience.
The UW Department of Pediatrics is a vibrant academic department comprising over 200 faculty in seventeen subspecialty divisions. The Department promotes and enhances the health of children through outstanding clinical care, exemplary education of pediatric trainees, performance of cutting edge research and vigorous advocacy.
Our Division of Developmental Pediatrics and Rehabilitation Medicine comprises a unique combination of subspecialty services for children with a wide range of developmental needs. Our clinics provide developmental care and assessment for children, including high risk NICU graduates, and children with developmental disabilities and autism, including children with genetic conditions and medical and behavioral complexity. The dynamic and growing division includes a faculty neuroscientist, 8 faculty physicians, and 3 pediatric nurse-practitioners. Developmental Pediatricians work collaboratively with a large interdisciplinary team, which includes psychologists, speech-language pathologists, physical and occupational therapists, dietitian, nurses, and social workers/family navigators. We are housed at the Waisman Center, a facility devoted to the advancement of knowledge about human development, developmental disabilities, and neurodegenerative diseases. The Waisman Center encompasses laboratories for biomedical and behavioral research, a brain imaging center, and a clinical biomanufacturing facility. It is one of nine national facilities that include an Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (IDDRC) and a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD). Waisman is also a training site for the Wisconsin Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) program.
The University of Wisconsin Department of Pediatrics continues to be a leader among pediatric departments in federal research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), according to the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research (BRIMR). The recently released 2021 rankings lists the Department of Pediatrics as No. 7 in the nation with $37.5 million in funding from the NIH. The department has continued to rise in national rankings of research dollars, up from No. 31 in 2012, and it has ranked in the top 13 for five years straight.
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.
*Provide developmental assessment and clinical care to pediatric patients, working collaboratively as part of an interdisciplinary team.
*Teach to a variety of learners, including medical students, residents and fellows and graduate students/LEND trainees and post-doctoral trainees. 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 the Department of Pediatrics and 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.
The Department of Pediatrics, the School of Medicine and Public Health, and the University of Wisconsin offer an exceptional environment in which to establish and grow a robust academic career.
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MD, DO, or equivalent is required
*Completion of an accredited fellowship program in Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics is required.
*Interest in academic medicine, involving teaching to a variety of learners is essential.
*Experience in an academic medical setting preferred.
Candidates must possess clinical and academic credentials sufficient for appointment at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor rank at the CHS Track that have been previously established by UW School of Medicine and Public Health Guidelines.
Appointment as Associate Professor or full Professor will require that candidate's credentials meet criteria for rank established by UW School of Medicine and Public Health Guidelines.
*Candidate is required to have or be eligible for a Wisconsin medical licensure.
*Board certification or board eligibility in Pediatrics through the American Board of Pediatrics.
*Must be eligible for enrollment as a billing provider and for all necessary hospital privileges.
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.
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:
|Anticipated Begin Date:
JANUARY 01, 2023
ANNUAL (12 months)
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.
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 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.
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.
|How to Apply:
To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to upload the following:
-Cover letter detailing:
1) Your interest in this position
2) Your experience in Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, and
3) How you would support and engage in a diverse, inclusive, equitable and anti-racist culture and environment in the Department of Pediatrics.
The deadline for assuring full consideration is September 5, 2022, however positions will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.
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