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Job no: 219153-FA
Work type: Faculty Full or Part Time, Faculty-Full Time, Faculty-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services

Position Summary:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is recruiting for an academic pathologist on the tenure track.

Principal Duties:

Candidates will possess a record of scholarly achievement in the study of human disease mechanisms in an area including infectious disease/microbiology, immunology (including tumor immunology or immunotherapy), stem cell biology or cancer biology appropriate to the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (tenure track).

The University of Wisconsin Medical Center is a tertiary care center with state-of-the-art clinical programs in cancer, cell-based therapy and transplantation. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is one of the leading research universities in the country. The successful applicant will be expected to develop and sustain a research program commensurate with a tenure track appointment and to mentor graduate students and other trainees. The successful applicant will possess expertise to contribute to the clinical department mission preferably in clinical pathology/laboratory medicine. The successful applicant will also contribute actively to the teaching of residents, fellows and medical students and participate in continuing medical education programs. Graduate student training opportunities are available in the department-based Cellular & Molecular Pathology program as well as other programs on campus. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience. University and community service are expected as appropriate.

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

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Qualified candidates should possess an MD or MD/PhD degree and be board-certified/eligible in clinical pathology or anatomic pathology or AP/CP.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Candidates will have a record of scholarly achievement appropriate to the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (tenure track). Candidates must meet criteria for appointment at rank per UW School of Medicine and Public Health guidelines for appointment and promotion on the tenure track.

License or Certificate:

Eligible for unrestricted State of Wisconsin medical license. Licensure will be required for successful candidate.

Additional Information:

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. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality and a criminal background check will be conducted prior to final offer.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 75% - 100%

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Anticipated Begin Date:

APRIL 01, 2020


ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Your application must be received through the Jobs at UW portal ( to be considered as a candidate. Please click "Apply Now" on the job listing to start the application process. Application materials must include a cover letter referencing PVL 219153, a current CV, and contact information for 3 references. Direct any questions to [email protected].

The deadline for assuring full consideration is March 1, 2020, however, the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.


Brian Axness
[email protected]
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The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. 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:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit:

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).

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Applications Open: Jan 21 2020 Central Standard Time
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Posted: 1/23/2020
Application Due: 11/30/2020
Work Type: Full Time