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Breast Imaging - Assistant, Associate or Professor (CT or CHS Track)

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Nov 3, 2023
Salary:

Negotiable
ANNUAL (12 months)

Job Summary:

The Department of Radiology, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health is seeking a full-time fellowship trained breast imaging radiologist, interested in pursuing an academic career in breast imaging, to join our collaborative team of breast imagers at the rank of Assistant, Associate or full Professor on the CHS (Clinical Health Sciences) Track or CT (Clinician Teacher) Track. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and function as a team player within the group of breast radiologists providing breast screening, diagnostic and procedural imaging services across UW Health.

The UW Health Breast Center treats over 700 new breast cancer patients yearly and is accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. Breast imaging radiologists work side by side with an excellent, collaborative team of breast surgeons in the Breast Center. Multidisciplinary tumor board and radiology-pathology correlation conferences occur weekly. A new state of the art outpatient clinic with integrated breast imaging and breast clinical care is planned to open in 2025, expanding our multi-disciplinary practice. The breast imaging section in the UW Department of Radiology trains three breast imaging fellows and many residents on an annual basis.

As a public employee, the hired faculty member will participate in the Wisconsin Retirement System which includes pension benefits and malpractice coverage. This position comes with a competitive salary and generous retirement options.

Responsibilities:

CHS Track - The candidate filling this position will be specifically chosen for their expertise and fellowship training in breast imaging. The duties include breast imaging, including mammography, breast ultrasound, breast MRI, image-guided localizations, and image-guided breast biopsies, and scholarly activity in administration/ operations, education and research. The successful candidate is expected to develop areas of interest. Departmental teaching expectations and opportunities include medical student, resident and fellow education. Clinical, outcomes, translations, or basic science research opportunities are available and supported with Departmental and Institutional research infrastructure. Interest in breast imaging fellowship program development is a plus. Academic time is provided to support development of the candidate's interests and scholarly activities.

CT Track - The candidate filling this position will be specifically chosen for their expertise and fellowship training in breast imaging. The duties have a primary clinical focus in breast radiology including mammography, breast ultrasound, breast MRI, image-guided localizations, and image-guided breast biopsies. Departmental teaching opportunities are available and include medical student, resident and fellow education.

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

Education:

Required
Terminal Degree
MD, DO

Qualifications:

Wisconsin medical license eligible

Applicant must be board certified or board eligible in diagnostic radiology.
Fellowship training in Breast Imaging including mammography, ultrasound and breast MRI and image-guided breast biopsies is required.

Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Anticipated Begin Date:

APRIL 01, 2024

Additional Information:

The UW Department of Radiology provides excellence in patient care in an environment that is respectful of others, adaptive to change, accountable for outcomes, and attentive to the needs of underserved populations. We are dedicated to sharing our clinical expertise through regional outreach to the people of Wisconsin and their healthcare providers. We provide an environment for education of our trainees, staff, and healthcare professionals through scholarly conferences and continuing education programs. We improve human health by developing innovative imaging technology through basic and translational research in collaboration with colleagues at UW-Madison and beyond. We support the Wisconsin Idea to improve peoples lives beyond our walls by collaborating with industry to translate new technology into daily clinical practice. We support the economic development of Wisconsin and the financial wellbeing of UW Health. We recruit and develop dedicated faculty and health professionals who inspire their co-workers and students towards lifelong learning, research discovery, service to their community and clinical excellence.

The Community: Located on an isthmus between two lakes, Madison is the capital city of the state of Wisconsin. Madison has been voted the #1 Best Place to Live (Livability, 2021), #1 City for Most Successful Women Per Capita (Forbes, 2019), #1 City for Best Work-Life Balance (SmartAsset, 2020), #7 Best City for STEM Professionals (CEO World, 2020), #2 Best State to Practice Medicine (WalletHub, 2020), #2 Best City for Biking (People for Bikes, 2020), #4 Fittest City in the U.S. (ACSM American Fitness Index, 2020), #4 Greenest City in the US (Zippia, 2020), #1 Best Place to Retire (Money, 2020), #1 Best Place in the U.S. for Raising Children (DiversityDataKids.com 2020), and #1 Best College Football Town in America (Sports Illustrated, 2019).

Madison's technology economy is growing rapidly, and the region is home to the headquarters of Epic Systems, Exact Sciences, American Girl (Mattel), Sub-Zero, and Lands End, as well as many biotech, healthcare IT, and health systems startups.

Madison is the second largest city in the state, with a city population of approximately 260,000 and regional population of over 1 million. The city is within easy driving range of Chicago and Milwaukee. Madison is home to one of the strongest local food scenes in the country. From April to October, the Capitol Square hosts the largest producer-only farmers market in the country. The city is rich with cultural offerings in the arts.

The city has a dedicated athletics fan base which largely centers around the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Madison is home to Forward Madison FC, the first professional soccer team in the city, as well as the Madison Mallards, a college wood-bat summer baseball league team. Marquee endurance sports and specialty sporting events include Ironman, Reebok CrossFit Games, Madison Marathon, and many national and international championship competitions.

How to Apply:

The deadline for assuring consideration is December 5, 2023, however this position will remain open and applications may be considered until this position is filled. Your application must be received through the UW Jobs portal to be considered as a candidate. Applications submitted outside of this system will not be considered. To apply for this position, please click on the "" button and use the UW Jobs Application system to submit the following:

- Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- A cover letter briefly describing your qualifications, experience and how the department could contribute to your career.
- A list of contact information for three (3) references, including your current/ recent supervisor. References will not be contacted without prior notice.

The department will not be able to support a request for a J-1 waiver. If you choose to pursue a waiver and apply for our position, neither the UW or UWMF will reimburse you for your legal or waiver fees.

Contact:

Melissa Kuester
mkuester@uwhealth.org
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.

Official Title:

Clinical Professor(IC009) or Clinical Associate Professor(IC010) or Clinical Assistant Professor(IC011) or Professor (CHS)(IC014) or Associate Professor (CHS)(IC015) or Assistant Professor (CHS)(IC016)

Department(s):

A53-MEDICAL SCHOOL/RADIOLOGY/RADIOLOGY

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

289454-AS

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. 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/

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 .

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