The BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine (DEM) at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (UWSMPH) is seeking a physician scientist to join our team in conducting high-impact clinical, translational, and health services emergency care research. Our research enterprise includes a range of transdisciplinary research programs with extensive federal and foundation grant support. Our faculty are highly collaborative and dedicated to mentoring junior faculty and trainees. This is an exciting time in emergency medicine research at the UWSMPH. Join our team today and be inspired to elevate your abilities.
The DEM is consistently ranked highly for its extramural research and regularly receives national recognition for its impact. We credit this ranking to our robust infrastructure, which includes extensive administrative support, broad methodological assistance, experienced pre- and post-award grant management, and mentorship for career development.
SMPH is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged.
Research Program: The successful applicant is expected to develop and maintain a strong, extramurally funded research program; publish data-driven manuscripts in high-impact journals to disseminate research findings; speak at national and international research conferences; effectively mentor trainees and faculty members; and/or serve in leadership roles for governmental and professional organizations. These accomplishments should lead to invitations to participate as visiting professor at other institutions; invitations to prepare book chapters and books; and internal and external honors.
Clinical responsibilities: We seek an Emergency Medicine physician to deliver patient care at DEM clinical sites. The University Hospital is a regional referral center and the emergency department (ED) cares for the highest acuity and most complex patients. We care for diverse communities across our multiple clinical sites in Madison. The EDs are staffed with an excellent team of skilled and compassionate advanced practice providers, nurses, technicians, social workers, pharmacists, respiratory therapists, case managers, and care coordinators who are similarly dedicated to providing the highest quality of care.
Education: Faculty in DEM are actively committed to educating learners. Faculty teach undergraduate and graduate students through classes and supervised research experiences. Faculty teach medical students by participating in and leading UWSMPH courses and tracks as well as supervised clinical care. Resident physicians are similarly taught through both supervised clinical care and didactic, small group, and simulation activities.
Service responsibilities: The successful applicant will participate in service activities, including attending required meetings and conferences such as faculty meetings and educational conferences; completing administrative requirements; and participating on important committees consistent with the shared governance model at UWSMPH.
Overall, non-clinical effort is expected to at least be on par with clinical effort.
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.
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.
Required Terminal Degree MD or DO; Board eligible/board certified in emergency medicine and/or pediatric emergency medicine.
Successful completion of residency training in emergency medicine and/or fellowship training in pediatric emergency medicine is required, as well as board eligibility/board certification in emergency medicine and/or pediatric emergency medicine.
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:
Anticipated Begin Date:
JULY 07, 2023
Negotiable ANNUAL (12 months)
Applicants for this position will be considered for the titles listed in this posting. The title is determined by the experience and qualifications of the finalist.
Candidates for associate or full professor rank must meet criteria for appointment at rank per UWSMPH guidelines for appointment and promotion on the tenure track.
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 years.
This position has been identified as a position that will be located in or regularly access UW Health locations. This position will need to adhere to UW Health policies and affiliated requirements. UW Health requires that anyone (all staff, faculty students, volunteers, and other affiliated individuals) working in or regularly accessing UW Health locations receive the COVID-19 primary vaccination series and first booster. This position will be required to adhere to that policy and if not in full compliance to have a plan for achieving full compliance within 40 days of the first day of employment. Additionally, you may be required to adhere to other vaccination requirements. Medical or religious accommodations will be considered.
A Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: We stand together with UWSMPH and UW Health prioritizing diversity and inclusion as core values to create a community of practice that is reflective of and responsive to the societies we serve. Through teaching, discovery, and advocacy, we hope to promote equity and access to quality healthcare.
The Community: Located on an isthmus between two lakes, Madison is the capital city of Wisconsin and the second largest city in the state, with a regional population of over 1 million. It is within easy driving range of Chicago and Milwaukee. Madison is home to one of the strongest local food scenes in the country, including 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, a professional soccer team and 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.
Madison has been voted the #1 Best Place to Live (Livability, 2021), #1 City for Best Work-Life Balance (SmartAsset, 2020), #2 Best State to Practice Medicine (WalletHub 2020), #1 Best Place in the U.S. for Raising Children (DiversityDataKids.com 2020), #1 City for Most Successful Women Per Capita (Forbes, 2019), #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), #7 Best City for STEM Professionals (CEO World, 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 Family Insurance, Trek Bicycle, Sub-Zero, and Lands' End, as well as many biotech, healthcare IT, and other startups.
How to Apply:
At UW School of Medicine and Public Health, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role, we encourage you to apply.
The Department of Emergency Medicine and the University of Wisconsin-Madison are committed to fostering diversity. We encourage applications from potential candidates of all race, class, gender, sexuality, ability, nationality, religion, and other group identities; and we encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
The deadline for assuring full consideration is July 2, 2023, however, this position will remain open and applications may be considered until this position is filled. Your application must be received through the Jobs at UW 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 "Apply Now" button and use the online UW Job Application system to submit the following: - Current Curriculum Vitae (CV) - A cover letter describing 1) your interest in this position, 2) what you would bring to the Department of Emergency Medicine, and, 3) how the Department could contribute to your career. - References - You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references, including your current/most recent supervisor during the application process. References will not be contacted without prior notice.
Professor(FA020) or Associate Professor(FA030) or Assistant Professor(FA040)
A53-MEDICAL SCHOOL/EMERG MED
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.
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 University of Wisconsin–Madison has been a catalyst for the extraordinary since its founding in 1848. Our students, staff, and faculty partake in world-class education and conduct prolific research that solves real-world problems. Our guiding principle is the Wisconsin Idea, a commitment to outreach that creates a better future for our state, our nation, and the world. We value the contributions of each person and recognize that diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation.