TRANSPLANT HEPATOLOGIST

University of Wisconsin Madison

United States

December 25, 2021

Description

TRANSPLANT HEPATOLOGIST

Apply now Job no: 245478-AS Work type: Faculty-Full Time, Onsite Department: SMPH/MEDICINE/GASTROENT Location: Madison Categories: Instructional Category

Job Summary:

The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, is seeking applicants for a full-time associate or assistant level professor (CHS) or clinical associate professor or clinical assistant professor Transplant Hepatologist to join our faculty.

The incumbent will be a member of the Hepatology Section in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine. The successful applicant will work on the clinical Hepatology service in the division, and within the UW Liver Transplant Program, providing inpatient and outpatient care at UW Health approved locations, the William Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Meriter Hospital as well as outreach locations, along with clinical teaching responsibilities and active involvement in clinical teaching and scholarship.

Candidates with an interest in developing emerging areas of clinical value (such as palliative and end of life care for patients with liver disease, health of women with liver disease, or liver disease in underserved populations) or capable of enhancing areas of current interest of the Hepatology Section (such as alcohol-associated liver disease, non-alcohol- related fatty liver disease, or liver cancer) are encouraged to apply.

The 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. We are committed to diversity in all areas, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement at all levels. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter and indicate their experience, current interest or activities and future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Principal duties:

The successful candidate will provide direct patient care at UW Hospital and Clinics, the William Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Meriter Hospital and at UW Health approved locations as well as outreach locations. Position will also include local and regional clinical responsibilities within the Hepatology Clinic located at the Digestive Health Center, Transplant Hepatology Clinic at the University Hospital, and regional clinic locations. The successful applicant will become an integral member of the Hepatology Section of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. The successful applicant will undertake scholarly work, including participation in on-going clinical studies and the initiation of new investigative scholarship. The successful applicant will be an educator of medical students, residents and fellows.

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.

Faculty and staff of the Department of Medicine value professionalism, patient-centeredness, compassion, respect, innovation, discovery, inclusion, diversity, teamwork, scholarship and stewardship. Duties include 60-80% direct patient care at UW Health's main campus, including ambulatory, inpatient and consult service attending; proactively supporting efforts to improve diversity in clinical trial participants; 20-40% protected time to develop and teach a research or education program and to engage in related scholarly activity.

The candidate will also have access to many shared resources and opportunities to collaborate with basic, translational and clinical researchers at the NCI- designated UW Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC), the William Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital and throughout the UW-Madison campus. Administrative duties including e-Consults, committees and community service may be added as appropriate to the interests of the successful candidate.

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.

Department overview:

The Department of Medicine is the largest department in the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and the University of Wisconsin system. We have 11 subspecialty divisions; approximately 1500 faculty, staff and learners; a $120M research portfolio (FY20); a nationally recognized residency program; 21 subspecialty fellowships; and a primary clinical affiliation with UW Health, the integrated health system of UW-Madison.

In pursuit of our vision of health and equity for all, we develop exceptional leaders who transform the world of medicine through scholarship, innovation and partnership. Building on core values of innovation, health equity, kindness, professional fulfillment, and impact in Wisconsin and beyond, together we propel today's trailblazers forward to create a healthier future for all.

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 MD or DO, or equivalent, is required.

Qualifications:

Must be Board Certified or Board Eligible in Transplant Hepatology. Candidate is required to have or be eligible for a Wisconsin Medical License.

Clinical and research interest in Transplant Hepatology required.

Completion of accredited fellowship training programs in Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology required.

Candidates for Associate Professor rank must meet criteria for appointment at rank per UW School of Medicine and Public Health guidelines for appointment and promotion on the CHS or Clinical Track.

License/Certification:

Required MD - Physician - State Licensure Must be eligible for Wisconsin medical license. Must be Board Certified or Board Eligible in Internal Medicine.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:

UW-Madison employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to January 18, 2022 or the first day of employment, whichever comes later. An individual is considered fully vaccinated for COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the single-dose vaccine or two weeks after the second dose in a two- dose vaccination series. Medical or religious accommodations will be considered. Please visit https: // covidresponse.wisc.edu for more information.

Additional Information:

Total compensation targets AAMC benchmarks by rank

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.

Department(s):

A534250-MEDICAL SCHOOL/MEDICINE/GASTROENT

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Anticipated Begin Date:

JULY 01, 2022

Salary:

Negotiable ANNUAL (12 months)

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 CV and cover letter. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references as part of your online application, including your current or most recent supervisor.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is December 25, 2021; however, the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

Contact:

Deb Gugel gugel@wisc.edu 608-445-3224 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:

Associate Clinical Professor(IC010) or Assistant Clinical Professor(IC011) or Associate Professor (CHS)(IC015) or Assistant Professor (CHS)(IC016)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

245478-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).

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: Nov 23 2021 Central Standard Time Applications Close: Open until filled

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