Job no: 239445-FA
Faculty Full or Part Time, Faculty-Full Time,
Health Care, Medical, Social Services,
Instructional, Research, Scientific
The Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology welcomes applications
for a new tenure track faculty position for an applicant with a
dual interest in both research and patient-centered care, dedicated
to bringing passion about health disparities to the aging adult
population. The major mission of the successful applicant will be
to develop a health disparities research program that is
self-funding and dedicated to forwarding understanding of the
social exposome, typically through social-biological phenotyping
approaches incorporating translational science and
multi-disciplinary teams. Research outcomes are expected to
complement and positively impact our existing patient centered care
and/or precision medicine approaches. This new position would
reside within the Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics
and Gerontology at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health
(SMPH), and work closely with the UW Center for Health Disparities
Research (CHDR). The successful candidate will join a vibrant array
of internationally-recognized research colleagues focused on
mechanistic-focused action-aligned research towards the elimination
of health disparities.
We are seeking a highly motivated individual with a strong joint
interest in health disparities and aging research to join our team
and further expand our health disparities research program.
We perform rigorous quantitative research and seek a faculty member
that has extensive experience in these kinds of analytical methods.
A focus on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) is a
We value all aspects of diversity and respect the many differences
and similarities in the workplace, including the varied
perspectives, approaches, and competencies of coworkers and
populations that we serve. We feel that these diverse perspectives
strengthen our team and its impact. To this end, we strongly
encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the
values of diversity and inclusion. We further enthusiastically
encourage BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) to apply
for this open position. We embrace intersectionality.
The School of Medicine and Public Health and its new Center for
Health Disparities Research (CHDR) have a deep and profound
commitment to diversity as a valuable means for eliminating health
The UW Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology is nationally
renowned for its extensive expertise and innovative programs in
aging and dementia research. It is expected that the successful
candidate will dedicate a percentage of time to providing patient
care for our older adult population, with the majority of their
time dedicated to research. It is preferred that candidates bring
existing external funding to this position. In addition, the
candidate will work to pursue additional funding in collaboration
with Dr. Amy Kind and other research faculty that are part of the
Center for Health Disparities Research (CHDR). Preparation of
successful grant applications, presentations, and peer-reviewed
publications will be expected.
75%: Conduct research, both independently and in collaboration with
other SMPH and UW faculty, within a specialized field of interest
including health disparities research, health services research,
dementia care research, or a related field.
15%: Mentor graduate students and postdoctoral fellows and teach
graduate-level courses in relevant fields as appropriate.
Participate in professional, public, and university service
appropriate to the faculty rank.
10%: Provide patient care for our older adult population, with
latitude to launch a new clinic that would deliver patient care
within rural or urban Dane County UW Health Clinics. Provide
clinical patient care and clinical teaching of residents, medical
students and fellows.
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.
The successful candidate will teach medical students, residents,
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Degree and Area of Specialization:
MD/DO or equivalent required. PhD required, with emphasis in Social
Determinants of Health, Health Disparities, Health Equity,
Population Health, or related field strongly preferred.
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
The ideal candidate will have a successful record of research
productivity and clinical service. Candidate's background should
demonstrate an established research interest with a focus in health
disparities or related area, as well as interest in providing care
for older adult populations. Fellowship training in a relevant
field is desirable.
License or Certificate:
Must be eligible for a Wisconsin medical license and board eligible
or board certified in Internal Medicine. BE/BC in Geriatrics
This position is being advertised concurrently with a non-clinical
position (239446-FA) for candidates holding a PhD. Only one
candidate will be hired in total. Please apply to the position
appropriate to your qualifications.
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 every four
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Full or Part Time: 80% - 100%
Appointment Type, Duration:
Anticipated Begin Date:
JANUARY 01, 2022
ANNUAL (12 months)
Instructions to Applicants:
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You will be required to upload a letter of interest and your
current CV, along with a 2-page statement to outline your vision
and strategy for developing, supporting, and sustaining a program
The deadline for assuring full consideration is September 27, 2021,
however, this position will remain open and applications may be
considered until the position is filled.
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