Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 06, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 227513-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 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 gastrointestinal (GI) oncology instructor. This position would be active in multi-disciplinary GI oncology programs including pancreas, liver, colorectal, esophagus, and precision medicine, with a focus in a designated disease/organ of interest. The one to two year instructorship will emphasize GI oncology clinical and translational research and clinical patient care responsibilities. This instructorship provides opportunities with protected time and diverse mentorship to design and initiate clinical trials and train with world-class faculty and researchers to improve patient care and outcomes.

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:

Candidates will have a strong interest in academic medicine and demonstrate a commitment to clinical and translational cancer research in medical oncology. Candidates with particular talent and productivity in writing research LOIs, manuscripts and protocols are encouraged to apply.

Duties include approximately 20% direct patient care at UW Health's main campus, including ambulatory and consult service attending; proactively supporting efforts to improve diversity in clinical trial participants; 80% protected time to develop a research or education program and to engage in related scholarly activity.

The Division of Hematology, Medical Oncology & Palliative Medicine 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.

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, DO or MD/PhD required; Must be Board prepared or eligible in Medical Oncology or dual boarded in Hematology and Medical Oncology

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- Clinical and research interest in gastrointestinal (GI) malignancies
- Completion of an accredited fellowship training program in medical oncology with significant clinical trial experience preferred.

License or Certificate:

Eligible for Wisconsin medical license



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 80% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 12 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding

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.


Charles Amble
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

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: Oct 6 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close:

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