NOW HIRING Pediatric Pulmonologist / Division Chief
Associate or Full Professor
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health is recruiting for a full-time pediatric pulmonologist/sleep medicine physician to lead the Division of Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine as Division Chief at the rank of associate or full professor.
Applicants should have fellowship training in pulmonology and be board certified in pediatric pulmonology. The ideal candidate will have experience in an academic medical center, a desire to incorporate teaching to a variety of learners into clinical practice, and a strong interest in research and leadership.
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.
Provide clinical care to pediatric pulmonology patients. Clinical service will encompass outpatient clinics (including outreach work) and inpatient attending, including occasional inpatient consultations at the American Family Children's Hospital as well as community hospitals.
Responsible for the clinical, educational, and research growth in the division and for mentoring junior faculty. Provide leadership and serve as an advocate for all division members.
Teach to a variety of learners, including medical students, residents and fellows. Teaching can occur within the classroom, small groups and lectures, as well as in the delivery of clinical care.
Research in an area of interest to the candidate is expected and, if on the tenure stream, some portion of the candidate's salary should be supported extramurally within the first three years.
Degree and Area of Specialization: M.D. or equivalent, completion of U.S. pediatric residency and pulmonology fellowship programs
License or Certificate: WI medical licensure, BC/BE in pediatric pulmonology
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience: Completion of U.S. pediatric residency and pulmonology fellowship programs. Interest in academic medicine and teaching to a variety of learners is essential. Development of an independent, funded research program required.
About the Division of Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine
The 111-bed American Family Children’s Hospital is the only facility in Madison exclusively devoted to the care and treatment of children, and receives tertiary referrals from throughout the state. The Division of Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine has a current complement of six clinically active faculty members, three nurse practitioners, two clinical social workers, three research specialists, a dedicated nutritionist, and a PhD scientist. The Division has an ACGME-accredited fellowship program. There are active programs in cystic fibrosis (including a fully accredited CF Center, multicenter clinical trial participation via a Therapeutics Development Center, and investigator-initiated research through R01 funded grants), neuromuscular, tracheostomy and ventilator dependent, aerodigestive and pulmonary hypertension.
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.
This vacancy is being announced simultaneously with [PVL# 231747]; please note that 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.
Candidates for associate professor rank must meet criteria for appointment at rank per UW School of Medicine and Public Health guidelines for appointment and promotion on the tenure track.
How to Apply Apply online at pediatrics.wisc.edu/careers
or send CV and letter of interest to:
Ellen Wald, MD, Chair
Department of Pediatrics
University of Wisconsin-Madison
600 Highland Avenue, Box 4108
Madison, WI 53792
Internal Number: 231746-FA
About University of Wisconsin Department of Pediatrics
The University of Wisconsin Department of Pediatrics is a vibrant academic department comprised of over 185 faculty, and offers a full range of pediatric subspecialty care. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is known for its beautiful lakeside setting, its top-rated record of federal research funding, and excellence in teaching at all levels. The city of Madison (pop. 263,332) is the state capitol, and boasts a high quality of life, including excellent schools, desirable residential areas, clean air, and abundant recreational and cultural opportunities.
The UW School of Medicine and Public Health offers students, educators, and researchers access to all the benefits of a preeminent public research university. The school also has strong partnerships with the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, whose programs are consistently ranked among the best in the nation, and UW Health, one of the 10 largest physician practice groups in the country.