Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jul 08, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 225007-AS
Work type: Faculty Full or Part Time, Faculty-Full Time, Faculty-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC) and the Division of Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Medicine, Department of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin is seeking applicants for a clinical assistant professor or associate professor level palliative medicine physician to join our faculty.

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.

Principal Duties:

This position will have split inpatient and ambulatory responsibilities: 0.5 inpatient Palliative Care consultative duties and 0.5 ambulatory & telehealth palliative care responsibilities serving cancer and non-cancer patients. You will join a group of 10 palliative care physicians and 4 nurse practitioners and a robust team which provides palliative care in the inpatient and outpatient setting at multiple locations within our academic health system. This position's primary clinical activity will take place at a community clinic and community hospital. The hospital IDT is a complete team including spiritual care, social work, nursing, and a nurse practitioner.
As Clinician Track faculty, the principal duty is direct patient care. Our physicians, nurse practitioners and health care specialists provide exceptional patient-centered care at UW Health hospital and clinics and UPH-Meriter Hospital.

* Duties include staffing clinic, inpatient palliative care consultation services
* Practice locations: 1 S. Park Street UW Carbone Cancer Clinic, UPH-Meriter Hospital and UW Health Hospital
* Teaching medical students and fellows within the context of your clinical practice
* Opportunities to engage in related scholarly activity.

The Division of Hematology, Oncology & Palliative Care is part of the Department of Medicine and the NCI-designated UW Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Division is active in all phases of cancer therapy development and evaluation. Faculty and staff of the Department of Medicine value professionalism, patient-centeredness, compassion, respect, innovation, discovery, inclusion, diversity, teamwork, scholarship and stewardship.

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 capitol city with a population of over 252,000, and offers an ideal combination of natural beauty, stimulating cultural events, outstanding schools and outdoor recreation.

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 DO required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Completed fellowship training in Palliative Care preferred.

License or Certificate:

Must be Board eligible or certified in Hospice and Palliative Care.

Eligible for Wisconsin medical license

Additional Information:

Total compensation targets AAMC benchmarks by rank



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 80% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

JANUARY 01, 2021


ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process please click on the '' button. You will be asked to create a profile and upload a resume and cover letter. This application will also require submission of three professional references, including your current or most recent supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is September 30, 2020, however positions will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.


Ruth O'Regan, MD
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Official Title:


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:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: .

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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Applications Open: Jul 8 2020 Central Daylight Time
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