Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jul 10, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 225032-FA
Work type: Faculty Full or Part Time, Faculty-Full Time, Faculty-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Instructional, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The University of Wisconsin - Madison Division of Geriatrics welcomes applications for a new tenure-track faculty position. The major mission of the successful applicant will be to develop an Alzheimer's Disease care research and/or Health Services research program that is self-funding and complements the existing strengths of our patient centered care programs, dedicated to the dementia and aging adult population. This new position would reside within the Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH).

As a UW-Madison faculty member, this position will also include teaching responsibilities, with opportunities in both the classroom setting and in mentorship of students and trainees.

The UW Geriatrics Division is nationally renowned for its extensive expertise and innovative programs in aging and dementia research. It is expected that the successful candidate will dedicate the major share of their time to research and will be able to bring existing external funding to the position. In addition, the candidate will work to pursue additional funding in collaboration with Dr. Amy Kind and other colleagues as part the UW Health Services and Care Research (HSCR) Program. Preparation of successful grant applications, presentations, and peer-reviewed publications will be expected.

UW-Madison is also widely known for its unique culture of interdisciplinary collaboration and dedication to public service. The new faculty member will be encouraged to collaborate with faculty across the university on interdisciplinary research and training that will enhance program support and develop our next generation of geriatrics care providers. Active participation in professional, public, and university service appropriate to the faculty rank will also be expected.

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.

Principal Duties:

Conduct research, both independently and in collaboration with other SMPH and UW faculty, within a specialized field of interest including dementia care research, health services, or related field. Mentor graduate students and postdoctoral fellows and teach graduate-level courses in relevant fields as appropriate. Participate in professional, public, and university service appropriate to the faculty rank.

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:

PhD required, with emphasis in Population Health, Health Sciences, Social Determinants of Health, Indigenous Studies, Health Care Management & Economics, Health Policy, Health Equity, or related field strongly preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

The ideal candidate will have a successful record of research productivity. Candidates' background should demonstrate an established research interest with a focus in health services or related area, as well as interest in issues related to delivery of health care for older adult populations. Postdoctoral research training in a relevant field is desirable.

Additional Information:

This position is being advertised concurrently with a clinical position (225031-FA) for candidates holding an MD/DO degree. Only one candidate will be hired in total. Please apply to the position appropriate to your qualifications.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%

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Anticipated Begin Date:

JANUARY 01, 2021


ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please click "" to begin the process. You will be required to upload a letter of interest and your current CV, along with a 2-page statement to outline your vision and strategy for developing, supporting, and sustaining a program of research.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is August 11, 2020; however, this position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.


Sanjay Asthana, MD
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