The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, is seeking applicants for a full-time associate or assistant level professor (CHS) or clinical associate professor or clinical assistant professor Transplant Hepatologist to join our faculty.
The incumbent will be a member of the Hepatology Section in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine. The successful applicant will work on the clinical Hepatology service in the division, and within the UW Liver Transplant Program, providing inpatient and outpatient care at UW Health approved locations, the William Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Meriter Hospital as well as outreach locations, along with clinical teaching responsibilities and active involvement in clinical teaching and scholarship.
Candidates with an interest in developing emerging areas of clinical value (such as palliative and end of life care for patients with liver disease, health of women with liver disease, or liver disease in underserved populations) or capable of enhancing areas of current interest of the Hepatology Section (such as alcohol-associated liver disease, non-alcohol-related fatty liver disease, or liver cancer) are encouraged to apply.
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. We are committed to diversity in all areas, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement at all levels. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter and indicate their experience, current interest or activities and future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.
The successful candidate will provide direct patient care at UW Hospital and Clinics, the William Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Meriter Hospital and at UW Health approved locations as well as outreach locations. Position will also include local and regional clinical responsibilities within the Hepatology Clinic located at the Digestive Health Center, Transplant Hepatology Clinic at the University Hospital, and regional clinic locations. The successful applicant will become an integral member of the Hepatology Section of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. The successful applicant will undertake scholarly work, including participation in on-going clinical studies and the initiation of new investigative scholarship. The successful applicant will be an educator of medical students, residents and fellows.
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.
Faculty and staff of the Department of Medicine value professionalism, patient-centeredness, compassion, respect, innovation, discovery, inclusion, diversity, teamwork, scholarship and stewardship. Duties include 60-80% direct patient care at UW Health's main campus, including ambulatory, inpatient and consult service attending; proactively supporting efforts to improve diversity in clinical trial participants; 20-40% protected time to develop and teach a research or education program and to engage in related scholarly activity.
The candidate will also have access to many shared resources and opportunities to collaborate with basic, translational and clinical researchers at the NCI-designated UW Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC), the William Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital and throughout the UW-Madison campus. Administrative duties including e-Consults, committees and community service may be added as appropriate to the interests of the successful candidate.
The successful candidate will join a world-class institution that encourages, values and supports interdisciplinary basic, clinic and population health research, and attracts scholars and students from around the world. Madison is the state's capital city with a population of over 252,000, and offers an ideal combination of natural beauty, stimulating cultural events, outstanding schools and outdoor recreation.
The Department of Medicine is the largest department in the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and the University of Wisconsin system. We have 11 subspecialty divisions; approximately 1500 faculty, staff and learners; a $120M research portfolio (FY20); a nationally recognized residency program; 21 subspecialty fellowships; and a primary clinical affiliation with UW Health, the integrated health system of UW-Madison.
In pursuit of our vision of health and equity for all, we develop exceptional leaders who transform the world of medicine through scholarship, innovation and partnership. Building on core values of innovation, health equity, kindness, professional fulfillment, and impact in Wisconsin and beyond, together we propel today's trailblazers forward to create a healthier future for all.
|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.
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