Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 23, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 227392-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 Department of Surgery at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is seeking a full-time fellowship trained Pediatric Surgeon. Interested candidates should be dynamic, innovative individuals with experience, training, or interest in expanding our fetal diagnosis and intervention program.

The successful applicant will join a division with 4 surgeons in a well-established, exciting team, and must have a strong interest in clinical practice and a demonstrated interest in research, education, and training. The ideal applicant should have a desire to build a robust and academically-focused clinical practice while being integrally involved in the education and training of general surgery residents and medical students. The candidate will continue to develop a high-acuity practice encompassing the full breadth of pediatric general surgery based primarily at the rapidly expanding American Family Children's Hospital (AFCH).

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:

AFCH is a regionally dominant children's hospital, providing the full spectrum of neonatal and pediatric specialty services, including an ACS-verified level 1 trauma center, a PICU and level IV NICU, and full ECMO capabilities. A goal of the Division will be to continue to build and strengthen the general pediatric referral basis to the practice, attracting patients from across the state and region. The successful applicant will have an active role in medical student and resident education, and will also participate in professional, public, and university service appropriate to academic rank. Within the Department of Surgery, extensive resources are available to support both clinical and basic science research interests.

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 specializing in Pediatric Surgery is required. Must be board certified or board eligible in General Surgery. Fellowship trained in Pediatric Surgery is required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Rank will depend on candidate's interests and academic credentials. Appointment as Associate or full Professor (CHS) will require that candidate's credentials meet criteria for rank per established University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health guidelines.

License or Certificate:

Candidate is required to have or be eligible for a Wisconsin Medical License. Board Certification in Surgery through the American Board of Surgery or American Osteopathic Board of Surgery or equivalent. 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. A competitive salary and fringe benefit package is provided.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

MARCH 01, 2021


ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

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

The deadline for assuring full consideration is October 25, 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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Applications Open: Sep 23 2020 Central Daylight Time
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