Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 15, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 232091-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, Adv GI/MIS (+/- Bariatric) surgeon to join our well-established Division of MIS and Bariatric Surgery. Expertise or training in the spectrum of MIS surgery (foregut, bariatrics, advanced endoscopy, and abdominal wall reconstruction) and a willingness to practice general surgery as part of our MIS team are mandatory. Candidates should be able to deliver high-quality patient care, be excited about participating in teaching fellows, residents, and medical students, and be involved in a scholarly clinical or basic science research program. Interested candidates should be dynamic, innovative individuals with experience, training, and interest in contributing to our outstanding MIS team.

The successful applicant must have a strong interest in clinical practice and a demonstrated background in research, education, and training. The ideal applicant should have a desire to develop a robust and academically-focused clinical practice while being integrally involved in the education and training of our MIS fellow, general surgery residents and medical students. The Department provides an extensive infrastructure to support both clinical, HSR, and basic science research interests.

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:

This position is in the Division of MIS and Bariatric Surgery and will perform minimally invasive general surgery services to include complex foregut surgery, bariatric surgery, advanced endoscopic procedures, and abdominal wall surgery/reconstruction, in addition to the full breadth of general surgery. If interested and appropriately trained, the successful candidate may perform open, laparoscopic and robotic abdominal wall surgery via our Hernia Center and/or contribute as an active member of our MBASQIP accredited bariatric surgery program. Participation in teaching fellows, residents, and medical students, and involvement in a scholarly clinical or basic science research program is required. The successful candidate will participate in professional, public, and university service.

The candidate must have the credentials that meet the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health criteria for promotion of appointment on the CHS track.

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 or equivalent is required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Completion of an approved general surgery residency program and an Advanced GI/MIS +/- Bariatric fellowship (or expertise in MIS foregut/bariatric surgery) required.

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

License or Certificate:

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



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

JULY 01, 2021


ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, click "" to upload a CV and cover letter. In your cover letter please detail your clinical experience and interests as it relates to this position, as well as statements of research and teaching interests.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is April 16, 2021 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: Mar 15 2021 Central Daylight Time
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