University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Feb 13, 2019

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Surgery
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 97653-FA
Work type: Faculty Full or Part Time, Faculty-Full Time, Faculty-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

We are recruiting an exceptional, board-eligible or certified thoracic surgeon to join our dynamic and growing Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery. We are looking for candidates with a demonstrated track record of clinical excellence and academic contributions. The department provides a robust infrastructure of services. A competitive salary and benefit package is provided, including generous academic support. UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

Principal Duties:

The Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery is seeking a Thoracic Surgeon to join our dynamic and growing Thoracic Surgery practice. The successful candidate will have an MD or equivalent, have completed an accredited cardiothoracic fellowship, be board certified/eligible in thoracic surgery, and be eligible for a Wisconsin medical license. The incumbent will be expected to play a dynamic role in the expansion of the Thoracic program. The successful candidate must be academically-oriented and will have a focus on a clinical practice in general thoracic surgery delivering high-quality patient care, development of a scholarly clinical or basic science research program, and teaching medical students, residents, and fellows. Expertise in minimally invasive techniques (VATS and/or robotics) and a willingness to participate in our lung transplant and ECMO programs are mandatory. In addition to teaching medical students and general surgery residents, the new department member will instruct fellows in our ACGME-approved traditional cardiothoracic training program. This position is expected to work with colleagues in the Department of Surgery and throughout the Medical School and University to develop productive research relationships, which result in national presentations and publications. The successful candidate will also participate in professional, public, and university service.

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

Degree and Area of Specialization:

MD or equivalent required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Graduate of certified residency program in thoracic surgery is required. Training and expertise in lung cancer surgery preferred.

Candidates for associate professor or full professor rank must meet criteria for appointment at rank per UW School of Medicine and Public Health guidelines for appointment and promotion on the tenure track.

License or Certificate:

WI Medical License or eligible for is required.
Board eligible or certified in Cardiothoracic Surgery required.

Additional Information:

This vacancy is being announced simultaneously with PVL# 97652; 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.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%

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Anticipated Begin Date:

MARCH 23, 2019


ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Please select "". You will be required to upload a CV and Cover Letter.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is March 18, 2019, however, positions will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.


Cory Reithmeyer
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

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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, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

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: Feb 13 2019 Central Standard Time
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