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University of Wisconsin–Madison

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University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now Job no: 230103-AS
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services

Position Summary:

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is hiring for an academic pediatric pathologist.

The department emphasizes a healthy work-life balance and strives to provide a supportive work environment. It is committed to the growth and advancement of its members and offers nationally recognized faculty to lean on, a robust mentoring program and a wide variety of professional development opportunities. Madison, WI offers a high quality of life and has consistently ranked among the best places to live and raise a family. It provides many big-city amenities and access to the diversity and culture unique to only nationally ranked university towns.

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:

The successful candidate will be appointed as a member of the department at the Assistant/Associate/Professor level (clinical health sciences track) and will have responsibilities in surgical and autopsy pathology. She/he will perform pediatric autopsies including postmortem examination of perinatal cases. Surgical pathology activities will focus on pediatric and perinatal cases, especially placentas and tumors of childhood.

The appointee will work closely with clinical and research groups at the American Family Children's Hospital and the UW Carbone Cancer Center. Ample opportunities exist for collaborative clinical, translational and basic research projects.

The laboratory processes approximately 50,000 surgical pathology cases per year, 3500 of which are from pediatric patients. Approximately 35 pediatric/perinatal autopsies are performed annually. The University of Wisconsin Medical Center is a tertiary care center with comprehensive programs in cancer and transplantation.

Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the mission of the department via active participation in the research and teaching programs, training of residents, fellows, and medical students, mentoring of trainees and participation in continuing medical education programs.

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience.

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:

M.D., D.O. or M.D./Ph.D. is required with training in Anatomic Pathology and subspecialty fellowship training in pediatric pathology preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Training and experience in pediatric and perinatal pathology and pediatric autopsy pathology is required. Surgical pathology activities will focus on pediatric and perinatal pathology cases. Candidates for Associate Professor and 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.

License or Certificate:

Candidates must be board certified or eligible in anatomic pathology or AP/CP, and be qualified for unrestricted licensure for the practice of medicine in Wisconsin.

Additional Information:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and as such, women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality and a criminal background check will be conducted prior to final offer.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

MARCH 01, 2021


ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process please click on the 'Apply Now' button. You will be asked to create a profile and upload a resume, cover letter, and a list of contact information for three (3) references as part of your online application. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is February 15, 2021, however, positions will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.


Andreas Friedl
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

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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:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit:

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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