The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health is recruiting a full-time medical geneticist to join the Division of Genetics and Metabolism at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. Leadership opportunities, including Division Chief, are available within the division for interested and qualified applicants.
This position will provide clinical care to pediatric patients in general genetics as well as biochemical genetics. Clinical Service will encompass outpatient clinics (including outreach work) and inpatient attending (as well as occasional inpatient consultations both at the American Family Children's Hospital and our two community hospitals).
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. Genetics clinics are operated through a partnership between AFCH and the Waisman Center’s University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities. The Division of Genetics and Metabolism has a current complement of 11 faculty (including 8 MDs with clinical activity) and a multidisciplinary clinical team of 9 genetic counselors, 1 RN and 4 metabolic dieticians. Members of the division direct accredited training programs in genetic counseling, medical genetics, biochemical genetics, clinical cytogenetics and molecular genetics. The Department of Pediatrics has 175 faculty and offers a full range of pediatric subspecialty care. The University is known for its beautiful lakeside setting, a top-rated record of federal research funding and excellence in teaching both at the undergraduate level and in the Medical School. The city of Madison, Wisconsin (pop. 255,000) boasts a high quality of life including the state capitol, excellent schools, fine residential areas, low crime, clean air and abundant recreational and cultural opportunities.
Those interested in the position of Division Chief should send a letter of interest and CV to Ellen Wald, MD, Chair, Department of Pediatrics, 600 Highland Avenue, Box 4108, Madison, WI 53792 (firstname.lastname@example.org). Otherwise, send letter of interest and CV to David Wargowski, MD, Chief, Division of Genetics and Metabolism, Department of Pediatrics, Waisman Center, 1500 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705 (email@example.com).
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. A background check will be conducted prior to employment. Wisconsin Open Records and Caregiver laws apply.
Degree and Area of Specialization: MD or equivalent; completion of ACGME-accredited pediatrics residency and medical genetics/biochemical genetics fellowship programs. Fellowship training in biochemical genetics is preferred, as is experience in an academic medical center and a desire to incorporate teaching to a variety of learners into clinical practice, and a strong interest in clinical research or scholarly activity. Candidates for Associate Professor or Full Professor (CHS) rank must meet criteria for appointment at rank per UW School of Medicine and Public Health guidelines for appointment and promotion on the CHS track.
License or Certificate: WI medical licensure; candidates must be board certified.
Internal Number: 97633
About Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health offers students, educators and researchers access to all of the benefits of a preeminent public research university. In addition, the school has strong partnerships with the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics and the American Family Children's Hospital, whose programs are consistently ranked among the best in the nation, and with UW Health, one of the 10 largest physician practice groups in the country.