Job no: 99619-AS
Faculty Full or Part Time, Faculty-Full Time,
Health Care, Medical, Social Services
The Department of Surgery is recruiting an exceptional
team-oriented surgeon to join our dynamic Division of
Cardiothoracic Surgery. We are seeking an organ procurement
specialist to primarily support our growing heart and lung
transplant programs as well as other critical UW Health clinical
programs including ECMO, TAVR and laser-lead extraction.
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.
Clinical responsibilities comprise 85-90% of this role and will
include heart and lung procurement, TAVR co-surgery,
electrophysiology/cath lab back-up for laser-lead extraction and
ECMO cannulation and management. The ideal candidate will have
experience in each of these areas of responsibility. In addition,
the successful candidate will assist with handling communication
regarding the logistics of organ offers. The individual can be
involved with ex-vivo lung and heart perfusion efforts to expand
the available donor pool and/or resuscitate marginal organs and may
serve as a first assistant on the implantation of mechanical assist
devices, heart and lung transplants and other complex
Clinical research activities relating to mechanical circulatory
support and transplantation will comprise 5-10% effort and the
remaining 5-10% effort will be devoted to teaching medical
students, residents, and fellows.
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
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
Degree and Area of Specialization:
MD, DO, or equivalent is required.
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
Sufficient experience to satisfy UNOS criteria to independently
perform both heart and lung procurements is required. Experience
with cannulation and management of patients requiring ECMO is
The successful candidate must be eligible for an unrestricted
Wisconsin Medical License and must possess clinical and academic
credentials sufficient for appointment at the Assistant Professor,
Associate Professor, or Professor rank. Appointment as associate
professor or full professor will require that candidate's
credentials meet criteria for rank established by UW School of
Medicine and Public Health Guidelines.
License or Certificate:
Completion of a fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery is Required.
Certification or eligibility for certification by the American
Board of Thoracic Surgery is Preferred.
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.
Madison is the capital city of Wisconsin. It is situated on several
scenic lakes, and is frequently cited as one of the best cities in
which to live. It offers an excellent environment for families and
a wide variety of cultural and recreational opportunities. A
competitive salary and fringe benefit package is provided.
Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%
Appointment Type, Duration:
Anticipated Begin Date:
SEPTEMBER 01, 2019
ANNUAL (12 months)
Instructions to Applicants:
Your application must be received through the Jobs at UW portal to
be considered as a candidate. To apply for this position, please
click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload a CV and
personal statement/cover letter.
The deadline for assuring full consideration is August 13, 2019,
however positions will remain open and applications may be
considered until the position is filled.
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PROFESSOR (CHS)(D03NN) or CLINICAL PROFESSOR(D51NN) or CLINICAL
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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,
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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).
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