The Department of Pediatrics at The University of Wisconsin is recruiting an exceptional Clinical Geneticist to join our Division of Genetics & Metabolism. We are looking for candidates with a track record of clinical excellence and academic contributions as demonstrated through training and/or practice experience. Provide clinical care, teaching, and execution of scholarly activities is expected on the Tenure track.
The UW Department of Pediatrics is a vibrant academic department comprising over 200 faculty in seventeen subspecialty divisions. The Department promotes and enhances the health of children through outstanding clinical care, exemplary education of pediatric trainees, performance of cutting edge research and vigorous advocacy. Our clinics are staffed by board-certified medical geneticists who are members of the Department of Pediatrics faculty. Our team consists of physicians, genetic counselors, dietitians, nurses, and fellows. Members of the division direct accredited training programs in genetic counselling, medical genetics, biochemical genetics, clinical cytogenetics, and molecular genetics.
The University of Wisconsin Department of Pediatrics continues to be a leader among pediatric departments in federal research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), according to the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research (BRIMR). The recently released 2021 rankings lists the Department of Pediatrics as No. 7 in the nation with $37.5 million in funding from the NIH. The department has continued to rise in national rankings of research dollars, up from No. 31 in 2012, and it has ranked in the top 13 for five years straight.
A competitive salary and benefit package is provided, including generous academic support. UW- Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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.
*Provide metabolic and general genetics pediatric patient care staffing clinics at the Waisman Center and metabolic call coverage at UW Health Kids-American Family Children's Hospital.
*Provide clinical teaching in biochemical genetics which could include chart reviews or didactic teaching to a variety of learners, including medical students, residents and fellows. Teaching can occur within the classroom, small groups and lectures, as well as in the delivery of clinical care.
The majority of the position will be devoted to the development/maintenance of an independent research program in genetic basis of inherited disorders activities that promote the health and development of children. Protected time will be provided with an expectation that the candidate will either come with extramural funding or procure it within the first 3 years of employment.
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.
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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.
*Completion of an ACGME-approved pediatric residency program is required. *Completion of UW Medical Biochemical Genetics fellowship program is preferred but not required. *Interest in academic medicine, involving teaching to a variety of learners is essential.
License/certification: *Candidate is required to have or be eligible for a Wisconsin medical licensure. *Board certification or board eligibility in Pediatrics through the American Board of Pediatrics.
*Must be eligible for enrollment as a billing provider and for all necessary hospital privileges.
It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Anticipated Begin Date:
OCTOBER 01, 2022
Negotiable ANNUAL (12 months)
The Community: Located on an isthmus between two lakes, Madison is the capital city of the state of Wisconsin. Madison has been voted the #1 Best Place to Live (Livability, 2021), #1 City for Most Successful Women Per Capita (Forbes, 2019), #1 City for Best Work-Life Balance (SmartAsset, 2020), #7 Best City for STEM Professionals (CEO World, 2020), #2 Best State to Practice Medicine (WalletHub, 2020), #2 Best City for Biking (People for Bikes, 2020), #4 Fittest City in the U.S. (ACSM American Fitness Index, 2020), #4 Greenest City in the US (Zippia, 2020), #1 Best Place to Retire (Money, 2020), #1 Best Place in the U.S. for Raising Children (DiversityDataKids.com 2020), and #1 Best College Football Town in America (Sports Illustrated, 2019).
Madison's technology economy is growing rapidly, and the region is home to the headquarters of Epic Systems, Exact Sciences, American Girl (Mattel), Sub-Zero, and Lands' End, as well as many biotech, healthcare IT, and health systems startups.
The city of Madison and the University of Wisconsin-Madison acknowledge that they occupy ancestral Ho-Chunk land. The School of Medicine and Public Health recognizes the health inequities faced by Native communities and pledges to learn more and take action across all of its missions.
Madison is the second largest city in the state, with a city population of approximately 260,000 and regional population of over 1 million. The city is within easy driving range of Chicago and Milwaukee. Madison is home to one of the strongest local food scenes in the country. From April to October, the Capitol Square hosts the largest producer-only farmers' market in the country. The city is rich with cultural offerings in the arts.
The city has a dedicated athletics fan base which largely centers around the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Madison is home to Forward Madison FC, the first professional soccer team in the city, as well as the Madison Mallards, a college wood-bat summer baseball league team. Marquee endurance sports and specialty sporting events include Ironman, Reebok CrossFit Games, Madison Marathon, and many national and international championship competitions.
This vacancy is being announced simultaneously with Position Vacancy (Job #263554); please note that only one vacancy exists. Having two position vacancy listings allows the School of Medicine and Public Health to consider candidates with both tenure-track faculty credentials and non-tenure-track faculty credentials for this position.
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.
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.
Applicants for this position will be considered for the titles listed in this posting. The title is determined by the experience and qualifications of the finalist.
How to Apply:
To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to upload the following: -Current CV -Cover letter detailing 1) Your interest in this position 2) Your experience in Genetics & Metabolism, and 3) How you would support and engage in a diverse, inclusive, equitable and anti-racist culture and environment in the Department of Pediatrics.
The deadline for assuring full consideration is September 1, 2022, however positions will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.
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