BREAST CANCER PHYSICIAN SCIENTIST

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 4, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 238564-FA
Work type: Faculty Full or Part Time, Faculty-Full Time, Faculty-Part Time, Onsite
Department: SMPH/MEDICINE/HEM-ONC
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 Care, Department of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin, is seeking applicants for a full-time associate or assistant level professor (tenure track) medical oncologist with a breast cancer research focus to join our faculty. The breast cancer research focus would include bench and clinical trials, Genomics, precision medicine and therapeutics. This position would be active in multi-disciplinary breast oncology programs.

The primary clinical practice will include inpatient, consult and ambulatory care at UW Hospital and Clinic locations. Responsibilities of the candidate include clinical, research, teaching medical students, residents and fellows, and potential outreach service activities.

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. 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:

The successful candidate will provide direct patient care, lead dedicated disease-specific research staff and have access to substantial programmatic research funds. Clinical research is conducted in the UWCCC by 16 multi-disciplinary Disease Oriented Teams and is supported by the UWCCC Clinical Research Office. Over 70 UWCCC investigators regularly enroll patients to therapeutic intervention trials at our two UWCCC clinical sites.

Faculty and staff of the Department of Medicine value professionalism, patient-centeredness, compassion, respect, innovation, discovery, inclusion, diversity, teamwork, scholarship and stewardship. Duties include 30% direct patient care at UW Health's main campus, including ambulatory, inpatient and consult service attending; proactively supporting efforts to improve diversity in clinical trial participants; 70% protected time to develop and teach a research or education program and to engage in related scholarly activity.

The candidate will also have access to many shared resources and opportunities to collaborate with basic, translational and clinical researchers at the NCI-designated UW Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC), the VA Hospital and throughout the UW-Madison campus. Administrative duties including e-Consults, committees and community service may be added as appropriate to the interests of the successful candidate.

The Division of Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care 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 or DO or equivalent is required

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

* Clinical and research responsibilities with interest in breast cancer.
* Completion of an accredited fellowship training program in Medical Oncology or Hematology/Medical Oncology, with significant clinical trial experience.
* Candidates for associate rank (tenure track) must meet criteria for appointment at rank per UW School of Medicine and Public Health guidelines for appointment and promotion on the tenure track.

License or Certificate:

Must be Board Eligible or Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine with Certification in Medical Oncology or Hematology/Medical Oncology. Candidate is required to have or be eligible for a Wisconsin Medical License.

Additional Information:

Total compensation targets AAMC benchmarks by rank.

This vacancy is being announced simultaneously with Position Vacancy 238566; please note that only one vacancy exists. Having two position vacancy listings allows the School of Medicine and Public Health to consider candidates with both tenure-track faculty credentials and non-tenure-track faculty credentials for this position.

This position has been identified as a position of trust with access to vulnerable populations. The selected candidate will be required to pass an initial Caregiver Check to be eligible for employment under the Wisconsin Caregiver Law and then every four years.

Department(s):

A534260-MEDICAL SCHOOL/MEDICINE/HEM-ONC

Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 80% - 100%

This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Anticipated Begin Date:

DECEMBER 01, 2021

Salary:

Negotiable
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 CV and cover letter. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references as part of your online application, including your current or most recent supervisor.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is September 6, 2021, however, the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

Contact:

Deb Gugel
gugel@wisc.edu
608-263-3732
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )





Official Title:

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR(C30NN) or ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(C40NN)

Employment Class:

Faculty

Job Number:

238564-FA

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: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

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. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

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).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Aug 4 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close:

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