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BREAST/GYN SURGICAL PATHOLOGY FELLOW

Apply now(opens in a new window) Job no: 259455-AS
Work type: Faculty-Full Time, Onsite
Department:SMPH/PATHOL-LAB MED/ANAT PATH
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional Category

Job Summary:

The breast and gynecologic pathology section is one of the busiest subspecialties of our surgical pathology division at the UW-SMPH and is staffed by 9 subspecialty pathologists. Our subspecialty team works closely with 8 gynecologic oncologists, 6 breast surgeons, 4 breast oncologists, 2 radiation oncologists, and 8 breast imaging experts who are part of the NCI recognized Carbone Cancer Center and NAPBC-accredited Breast Center. We have a volume of approximately 12,000 breast and gynecologic specimens per year. The surgical pathology division has a modern workspace with state-of-the-art facilities, including telepathology and whole slide imaging software. The department also benefits from a strong in-house molecular diagnostics laboratory.

The fellowship is designed to provide advanced training in breast and gynecologic pathology and is suited for both academically-orientated pathologists as well as those who are interested in pursuing community practice with a subspecialty focus. The fellowship is designed for one-year duration. The individual will perform the duties of a breast and gynecologic diagnostic surgical pathologist in the department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. After a year's training, the candidate will be proficient in the work-up and diagnosis of routine and complex cases including frozen sections, immunohistochemistry and molecular diagnostics related to breast and gynecologic pathology. The candidate will be required to fulfill daily responsibilities, participate in multidisciplinary conferences, and complete at least one research project during the fellowship.

Based on the evaluation of the candidate's proficiency and performance, there may be opportunities for being involved in laboratory management projects, independent sign out and resident teaching. Overall the fellowship is aimed at developing academic and leadership skills to thrive as an expert in breast and gynecologic pathology.

Responsibilities:

The fellowship is designed to provide advanced training in breast and gynecologic pathology and is suited for both academically-orientated pathologists as well as those who are interested in pursuing community practice with a subspecialty focus. The fellowship is designed for one-year duration. The individual will perform the duties of a breast and gynecologic diagnostic surgical pathologist in the department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. After a year's training, the candidate will be proficient in the work-up and diagnosis of routine and complex cases including frozen sections, immunohistochemistry and molecular diagnostics related to breast and gynecologic pathology. The candidate will be required to fulfill daily responsibilities, participate in multidisciplinary conferences, and complete at least one research project during the fellowship.

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

Education:

Required
Terminal Degree
Must have MD, MD/PhD or DO

Qualifications:

Graduate of a certified U.S. based pathology residency-training program. Board eligible or board certified in AP or AP/CP.

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: https://policy.wisc.edu/library/UW-5086. Please visit https://covidresponse.wisc.edu for the most up-to-date information.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 12 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding

Anticipated Begin Date:

JULY 01, 2024

Salary:

Negotiable
ANNUAL (12 months)

Additional Information:

PLEASE NOTE: Exchange scholars in J-1 status sponsored by ECFMG under the category "Alien Physician" are not authorized for employment with UW-Madison. Any current or former J-1 scholar that is subject to the 2 year home residency requirement (Section 212(e) of the Immigration and Nationality Act) must obtain a waiver of that requirement to be eligible for an H-1B sponsored by UW-Madison.

How to Apply:

The deadline for assuring full consideration is August 15, 2022, however, this position will remain open and application may be considered until this position is filled. Your application must be received through the Jobs at UW portal to be considered as a candidate. Applications submitted outside of this system will not be considered. To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button and use the online UW Job Application system to submit the following:

-Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)
-A cover letter describing 1) your interest in this position, 2) what you would bring to the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, 3) how the Department could contribute to your career, and 4) how you would contribute to the Department's mission to foster an inclusive, equitable, and diverse workplace.
-A single document containing letters of recommendation from three academic or professional references.

Contact:

Tia Powell
tpowell2@wisc.edu
608-263-3731
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )



Official Title:

Clinical Instructor(IC012)

Department(s):

A536300-MEDICAL SCHOOL/PATHOL-LAB MED/ANAT PATH

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

Job Number:

259455-AS

  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: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

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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