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Apply now Job no: 99166-AS
Work type: Faculty Full or Part Time, Faculty-Full Time, Faculty-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services

Position Summary:

The Addiction Medicine physician will provide patient care in the context of multidisciplinary teams in both the inpatient and outpatient settings to patients who suffer from substance abuse disorders or who are at-risk. The physician may additionally provide didactic and clinical teaching of fellows, residents and other learners.

This is an opportunity to work with a multi-disciplinary team that is nationally recognized for their contributions to teaching, research, and leadership in Addiction Medicine.

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.

Principal Duties:

Provide consultation in both the inpatient and outpatient settings for patients with or at-risk for substance use disorders or related issues.

Engage in prevention as well as treatment of potentially substance-related health issues, such as infectious disease, mental health issues, and other complications.

Didactic and clinical teaching of fellows, residents, medical students, and other health care trainees. The preferred candidate will either have experience teaching and working with a diverse population or will welcome a commitment to teaching and working with a diverse population.

Administrative responsibilities for the fellowship as well as policy and protocol development for relevant inpatient and outpatient settings.

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.

Potential opportunity for a VA assignment.

The successful candidate will also participate in professional, public, and university service.

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:

Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Psychiatry.
The ideal candidate is also board certified in Addiction Medicine.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Successful completion of a fully accredited residency program in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Psychiatry.

Successful completion of a fully accredited fellowship in Addiction Medicine


1500 hours of clinical experience in Addiction Medicine during the past five years.

Experience in detoxification from alcohol and opioids is preferred, including experience in treating complex medical conditions in the inpatient setting.

License or Certificate:

Wisconsin medical license is required prior to start date.

Certified by or eligible for certification by the American Board of Family Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, or American Board of Psychiatry.

Certified by or eligible for certification in Addiction Medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine.

DATA waiver to prescribe FDA-approved controlled substances to treat substance use disorders; i.e. buprenorphine, is preferred. If waiver is not currently held, openness to pursuing this credential is required.

Additional Information:

This vacancy is being announced simultaneously with PVL# 99167; 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 CHS-track faculty credentials and CT track faculty credentials for this position.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

SEPTEMBER 01, 2019


ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Your application must be received through the Jobs at UW portal to be considered as a candidate. To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to upload a CV, personal statement/cover letter, and you will need to provide references during the application process.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is August 1, 2019, however positions will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.


Sheena Frydrych
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


  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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