PEDIATRIC TRANSPLANT SURGEON
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Work type: Faculty Full or Part Time, Faculty-Full Time, Faculty-Part
Categories: Instructional Category
The Division of Transplantation and Department of Surgery at the University of
Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is seeking an abdominal
pediatric and adult transplant surgeon to join the faculty at a large academic
transplant center. The UW Health Transplant center is one of the world's
leading organ transplant centers, and has been on the forefront of transplant
advancement since its creation in 1966. Surgeons and scientists in the
Division of Transplantation have made innovative discoveries that are used
throughout the world. It is one of the most experienced transplant programs in
the nation, and more than 15,000 organs have been transplanted at UW in the
past 50 years. UW Health Organ and Tissue Donation is recognized as one of the
most successful organ procurement programs in the nation.
The University 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. UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
The Pediatric Transplant Surgeon should possess strong clinical experience in
pediatric and adult liver and kidney transplantation, as well as transplant
immunosuppression. This candidate will also serve as the Surgical Director of
the UW Health Pediatric Liver and Kidney Transplant Programs. Through multi-
disciplinary collaborations with Pediatric Transplant Hepatologists and
Nephrologists and other transplant center staff, the candidate will lead the
initiatives aimed at growing the abdominal transplant programs. The successful
candidate will also participate in administrative and committee work to
support the clinical and scholarly missions of UW Health and the University of
Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. An essential part of these
duties will be working in a collegiate relationship with other faculty
Responsibilities include: Clinical 70%, Administrative 15%, Research 10% and
Academic responsibilities will include training medical students, surgical
residents, advanced practice providers, and transplant surgical fellows. The
ideal candidate will be expected to participate in academic activities
including clinical trials, outcomes, and translational or educational research
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
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
MD, DO, or equivalent required, with specialization in transplantation.
Candidate is required to have or be eligible for a Wisconsin Medical License.
Board Certification or Board Eligible in Surgery through the American Board of
Surgery or American Osteopathic Board of Surgery or equivalent is required.
Must be eligible for enrollment as a billing provider and for all necessary
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Completion of an approved residency program and an ASTS approved transplant
fellowship is required. The candidate must be:
-In practice as a transplant surgeon for a minimum of 5 years after completion
of fellowship training.
-Possess clinical and academic credentials sufficient for appointment at the
rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor.
-Have the credentials to meet the University of Wisconsin and School of
Medicine and Public Health criteria for promotion.
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.
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.
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. A competitive salary and fringe benefit package is provided.
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
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.
Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%
This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated
campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Anticipated Begin Date:
JULY 01, 2022
ANNUAL (12 months)
How to Apply:
To apply, select "Apply Now" to upload a CV and letter of interest. In your
cover letter, please detail 1) your interest in this position 2) what you
would bring to the Department of Surgery 3) how the Department could
contribute to your career, and 4) how you would contribute to the Department
mission to foster an inclusive, equitable, and anti-racist culture and
The deadline for assuring full consideration is February 10, 2022, however
positions will remain open and applications may be considered until the
position is filled.
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS:
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Professor (CHS)(IC014) or Associate Professor (CHS)(IC015) or
Assistant Professor (CHS)(IC016)
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-
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you
and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual
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.
Applications Open: Jan 7 2022 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Open until filled