University of Wisconsin Madison

United States

February 10, 2022



Apply now Job no: 250566-AS Work type: Faculty Full or Part Time, Faculty-Full Time, Faculty-Part Time, Onsite Department: SMPH/SURGERY/TRANSPLANT Location: Madison Categories: Instructional Category

Job Summary:

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 members.

Responsibilities include: Clinical 70%, Administrative 15%, Research 10% and Teaching 5%

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 projects.

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


Required Terminal Degree MD, DO, or equivalent required, with specialization in transplantation.


License/certification: 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 hospital privileges.

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.

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

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 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 ( 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.



Work Type:

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


Negotiable 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 environment.

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.


Leigh Fredericks 608-262-3603 Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAYSERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:

Professor (CHS)(IC014) or Associate Professor (CHS)(IC015) or Assistant Professor (CHS)(IC016)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


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: // 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).

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

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