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Apply now Job no: 237022-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time, Onsite
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care at the University of Wisconsin Madison is seeking a Transplant Pulmonologist on the research track to join our Advanced Pulmonary Service/Lung Transplant Program. The lung transplant program at the University of Wisconsin Madison, established in 1988, is the only Medicare certified program in Wisconsin. We have performed over 825 lung transplants and currently have the shortest wait list times in the region, lower mortality than the national average, and exceptional patient outcomes. The University of Wisconsin Hospital serves as one of only three lung transplant centers for the VA Health system.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as 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:

25% Clinical duties, 75% Research

This position will have clinical responsibilities including provision of care (inpatient and outpatient) for patients with Advanced Pulmonary Disease and Lung Transplant. Additional areas of clinical focus could include advanced lung disease with interstitial lung disease, pulmonary hypertension, or COPD based on the candidate's interest. Candidate may have the opportunity to serve as Associate Director for the Lung Transplant Program. Candidate will participate in clinical teaching of fellows, residents, and medical students, with an opportunity to participate in didactic teaching. Candidates will support QI and research efforts within the Lung Transplant Program and participate in professional, public and university service.

Candidates interested in the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor position will support QI and research efforts within the Lung Transplant Program. 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:

MD or DO required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Completion of an accredited Pulmonary Fellowship. Experience/additional training for the care of patients post Lung Transplant, and other Advanced Pulmonary Diseases required. Demonstrated research success with a strong publication record. Candidates for Associate rank must meet criteria for appointment at rank per UW School of Medicine and Public Health guidelines.

License or Certificate:

Eligible for WI license

Additional Information:

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.

This vacancy is being announced simultaneously with PVL 237498; please note that only one vacancy exists. Having multiple job postings allows DOM to consider candidates with both tenure-track faculty credentials and non-tenure-track faculty credentials for this position.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

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Anticipated Begin Date:

NOVEMBER 01, 2021


ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to submit a CV and a personal statement/cover letter. In addition, you will be asked to provide three references during the application process.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is September 1, 2021, however, the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.


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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.

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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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