Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 02, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 227532-FA
Work type: Faculty Full or Part Time, Faculty-Full Time, Faculty-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services

Position Summary:

This is a tenure-track faculty position within the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. The incumbent will function as a physician-scientist, engaging in active collaborative research, providing clinical patient care for patients with infectious diseases at UW Health approved locations, and teaching medical students, residents and fellows within the context of their clinical practice. Opportunities for didactic teaching and participation in other educational activities in the division may also be available.

The Division of Infectious Disease at UW-Madison includes 29 faculty, seven Advanced Practice Providers, and five Fellows. The division's faculty lead cutting-edge research programs in COVID-19, antimicrobial drug resistance, antimicrobial stewardship, antimicrobial drug discovery, antimicrobial pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, infection control and prevention, C. difficile, fungal infections, transplant infectious diseases, HIV, HCV, infectious disease and social justice, global health, microbiome, virology, diabetic foot infections, biofilm infections, and immunology. The UW microbial sciences research program was ranked in the top two nationally by US World and News Reports in 2019.

Collaboration is an integral part of our approach. Focusing on team science, the division's faculty collaborate with some of the world's top scientists here at UW. The outstanding research environment at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, which is home to some of the top basic science departments in the nation and a vibrant scientific community, is a unique asset of our program. In addition, our researchers have close relationships with the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR), which provides support for all aspects of clinical/translational research including intramural funding opportunities, and the Bureau of Communicable Diseases at the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, which supports infection control and disease surveillance for the whole population of the state. 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.

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. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter and indicate their experience, current interest or activities and future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Principal Duties:

This is a tenure track position and will involve research, teaching and patient care as expected of a tenured faculty member. Research time will be devoted to the general field of infectious disease and/or HIV. Clinical responsibilities will include seeing patients with infectious diseases in the outpatient clinic and inpatient units at UW Health approved locations. An equitable role in the teaching activities of the Infectious Disease Division will be expected along with attendance at case conferences, fellow curriculum conferences, and precepting fellows in clinic.

University and community service will be expected as appropriate.

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, DO or MD/PhD; Must be Board Certified in Internal Medicine and BE/BC in Infectious Disease.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- The ideal candidate will have a strong record of publications in clinical and/or research in HIV and/or general infectious disease.

- Completion of an accredited fellowship training program in infectious disease.

- Candidates for associate or full professor rank must meet criteria for appointment at rank per UW School of Medicine and Public Health guidelines.

License or Certificate:

Eligible or licensed to practice medicine in Wisconsin.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 80% - 100%

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Anticipated Begin Date:

JULY 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 November 3, 2020, however position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.


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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:

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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