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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Jobs at UW

University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now Job no: 97546-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Instructional, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health invites applications for a tenure track position in the Departments of Neurology and Neuroscience. We seek outstanding candidates whose work has translational relevance and complements the expertise of members of both departments. The Department of Neurology includes strong programs in stroke, epilepsy, movement disorders, dementia, neuromuscular disease, headache, multiple sclerosis and general neurology. The Department of Neuroscience includes strong research programs at the molecular, cellular and systems levels that focus on ion channels, synaptic transmission, developmental neurobiology, stem cell biology, neuroendocrinology, sensory neurobiology, sensorimotor integration and memory. Preference will be given to applicants who will be able to develop a productive, extramurally funded research program that bridges the interests of members of both departments. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in professional, public, and university service appropriate to the faculty rank.

Principal Duties:

Research responsibilities include developing an independent, extramurally funded research program.

Teaching responsibilities include teaching medical student courses and clerkship, mentoring graduate students and trainees, training residents, fellows and medical students and/or teaching continuing education programs for physicians, other providers and the public.

Weekly clinical activities would generally include outpatient subspecialty clinics, including general neurology clinics depending upon department needs at UW Hospital and Clinics, VA Hospital and other locations. Inpatient attending service depending upon the subspecialty interests of the person.

Candidates at the rank of associate or full professor will hold a leadership role in the department.

The successful candidate will also participate in professional, public, and university service appropriate to the rank.

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

Degree and Area of Specialization:

MD or MD/PhD

Board eligible or certified in Neurology. Fellowship training or equivalent experience desirable.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Fellowship or advanced training or equivalent experience in research methodologies. Physician scientists will be committed to working with an active academic department with clinical, teaching and research responsibilities and will take a leadership role in clinical and research programs.

Interested in diverse candidate with interest in disparities research.

License or Certificate:

Licensed or eligible for Wisconsin Medical Licensure and board certified or Board eligible in Neurology.

Additional Information:

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.



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Full Time: 100%

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Anticipated Begin Date:

MAY 01, 2019


ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Apply online at "Jobs at UW", under job number 97546. Applications must be received through UW-Madison's online application system. Applicants should submit a current CV and a Statement of Interest including your career goals and professional plans.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is March 13, 2019, however positions will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.


Kathleen Shannon 

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  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:

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).

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