Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Aug 03, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 225477-AS
Work type: Faculty Full or Part Time, Faculty-Full Time, Faculty-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services

Position Summary:

The Division of Transplantation and Department of Surgery at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison WI is seeking an experienced kidney and pancreas transplant surgeon. We perform, on average, 330 kidney, 56 pancreas transplants per year in addition to renal autotransplantation. The UW Health Transplant Program also has an established partnership with American Family Children's Hospital to perform pediatric kidney transplants

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.

Principal Duties:

The clinical emphasis of interest is in kidney and pancreas transplantation, and living donor laparoscopic nephrectomy. This individual will also be considered to serve as Surgical Director of the Kidney Transplant Program. The successful candidate will have experience at a large volume kidney transplant program, with both deceased donor and living donor transplants, as well as experience with national paired kidney exchange transplants. In addition, research interests (e.g., basic transplant immunobiology, health services research, etc.); and educational interests primarily in medical student education, as well as general surgery resident and transplant surgery fellowship training, will be important considerations.

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:

Medical Degree required, with specialization in transplantation.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Completion of an approved residency program and an ASTS approved transplant fellowship preferred.

Rank will depend on candidate's interest and academic credentials.
Candidates must possess clinical and academic credentials sufficient for appointment at the Associate Professor, or Professor rank. Candidates must have credentials that meet the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health criteria for appointment or promotion on the Clinical Health Sciences track.

License or Certificate:

Candidate is required to have or be eligible for a Wisconsin Medical License. Board Certification or Board Eligible in Surgery by the American Board of Surgery or foreign equivalent, eligible or certified. Must be eligible for enrollment as a billing provider and for all necessary hospital privileges

Additional Information:

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. The University of Wisconsin is an excellent choice for the candidate who is seeking a career in a world-class academic medical center. UW Health has been recently ranked by US News as the number 1 rated hospital in the State of Wisconsin. A competitive salary and fringe benefit package is provided.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

DECEMBER 01, 2020


ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, click "" to upload a CV and letter of interest.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is September 4, 2020, however positions will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.


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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.

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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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Applications Open: Aug 3 2020 Central Daylight Time
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