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University of Wisconsin–Madison

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University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now(opens in a new window) Job no: 266022-FA
Work type: Faculty Full or Part Time, Faculty-Full Time, Faculty-Part Time, Onsite
Location: Madison
Categories: Faculty

Job Summary:

This is a tenure-track faculty position within the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. The incumbent will function as a physician-scientist, engaging in active collaborative research, providing clinical patient care for patients with infectious diseases at UW Health approved locations, and teaching medical students, residents and fellows within the context of their clinical practice. Opportunities for didactic teaching and participation in other educational activities in the division may also be available.

The Division of Infectious Disease at UW-Madison includes 29 faculty, seven Advanced Practice Providers, and five Fellows. The division's faculty lead cutting-edge research programs in COVID-19, antimicrobial drug resistance, antimicrobial stewardship, antimicrobial drug discovery, antimicrobial pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, infection control and prevention, C. difficile, fungal infections, transplant infectious diseases, HIV, HCV, infectious disease and social justice, global health, microbiome, virology, diabetic foot infections, biofilm infections, and immunology. Collaboration is an integral part of our approach.

Focusing on team science, the division's faculty collaborate with some of the world's top scientists here at UW. The outstanding research environment at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, which is home to some of the top basic science departments in the nation and a vibrant scientific community, is a unique asset of our program. In addition, our researchers have close relationships with the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR), which provides support for all aspects of clinical/translational research including intramural funding opportunities, and the Bureau of Communicable Diseases at the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, which supports infection control and disease surveillance for the whole population of the state. 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.

SMPH is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged.


This is a tenure track position and will involve research, teaching and patient care as expected of a tenured faculty member.

Research time will be devoted to the general field of infectious disease and/or HIV. Clinical responsibilities will include seeing patients with infectious diseases in the outpatient clinic and inpatient units at UW Health approved locations. An equitable role in the teaching activities of the Infectious Disease Division will be expected along with attendance at case conferences, fellow curriculum conferences, and precepting fellows in clinic.

University and community service will be expected as appropriate.

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


Terminal Degree
MD, DO or MD/PhD; Must be Board Certified in Internal Medicine and BE/BC in Infectious Disease.


The ideal candidate will have a strong record of publications in clinical and/or research in HIV and/or general infectious disease.

Completion of an accredited fellowship training program in infectious disease.

Candidates for associate or full professor rank must meet criteria for appointment at rank per UW School of Medicine and Public Health guidelines.


Eligible or licensed to practice medicine in Wisconsin.

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: Please visit for the most up-to-date information.

Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 80% - 100%

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

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

FEBRUARY 01, 2023


ANNUAL (12 months)

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 every four years.

The department will not be able to support a request for a J-1 waiver. If you chose to pursue a waiver and apply for our position, neither the UW nor UWMF will reimburse you for your legal or waiver fees.

This vacancy is being announced simultaneously with PVL 266027; 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.

How to Apply:

To begin the application process please click on the 'Apply Now' button. You will be asked to create a profile and upload a resume and cover letter. This application will also require submission of three professional references, including your current or most recent supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is October 15, 2022, however, position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.


Brianna Bohnsack
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.

Official Title:

Professor(FA020) or Associate Professor(FA030) or Assistant Professor(FA040)



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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:

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).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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