Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 15, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 233371-AS
Work type: Faculty Full or Part Time, Faculty-Full Time, Faculty-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Management/Supervisory

Position Summary:

The Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) Laboratory Director is responsible for the overall operation of the Laboratories of Assisted Reproductive Technologies including administration of the laboratory, employment of personnel and compliance with applicable regulations.

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:

Under the general direction of the medical director, the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) Laboratory Director is responsible for the overall operation of the Laboratories of Assisted Reproductive Technologies including administration of the laboratory, employment of personnel and compliance with applicable regulations.

The laboratory director also provides consultation regarding appropriateness of testing ordered and interpretation of test results and must be accessible to the laboratory to provide consultation as needed. The laboratory director is responsible for the training of junior staff. This person is responsible for ensuring that the lab meets all state and federal requirements for certification.

The REI Laboratory Director will serve as the primary faculty for the education of fellows and other appropriate trainees in the methods, administration and consultation of Laboratory procedures pertinent to Assisted Reproductive Technologies, and will develop and teach an appropriate curriculum. They will also initiate/participate in Assisted Reproductive Technologies related clinical research, particularly in collaboration with both clinical and basic researchers in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Reproductive Sciences Program.

The successful applicant will participate in administrative and committee work to support the clinical and scholarly missions of UW Health and the School of Medicine and Public Health. An essential part of these duties will be working in a collegial relationship with other faculty members.

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:

Ph.D. degree in biological sciences, preferably Reproductive Physiology.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Candidate must have at least five years experience as a clinical embryologist and at least two years of supervisory experience in an accredited clinical IVF laboratory.

Academic credentials and experience for appointment at the selected rank. Candidates for associate or full professor rank must meet criteria for appointment at rank per UW Madison guidelines for appointment and promotion on the CHS track.

License or Certificate:

Board Certification by the American Association of Bioanalysis as a High-complexity Clinical Laboratory Director (HCLD) OR in the process of fulfilling requirement for certification.

The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

MAY 24, 2021


ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Your application must be received through the Jobs at UW portal to be considered as a candidate. To apply for this position, please click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload a CV, personal statement/cover letter, along with providing three references during the application process.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is May 17, 2021, however positions will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.


Kirsten Gragg
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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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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: Apr 15 2021 Central Daylight Time
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