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Professor of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, and BMT (Assistant or Associate, Tenure Track)
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Date Posted Aug. 4, 2021
Title Professor of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, and BMT (Assistant or Associate, Tenure Track)
University University of Wisconsin, Madison More About This Institution...
Madison, WI, United States
Department Department of Pediatrics More About This Department...
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2022
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Pediatrics - All Categories
    Oncology & Hematology

The Division of Hematology, Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant seeks a tenure track physician-scientist with an interest in laboratory and translational research of pediatric cancers. Special consideration will be given to candidates with expertise in immunotherapy (antibody or cell-based therapies) or bone marrow transplant, although any interest in laboratory research of childhood cancer will be considered. Candidates with either interest in, or an actively funded, research program are encouraged to apply. Approximately 70-75% time will be spent in development of, or continued growth in, an independent research program; 20-25% time will be spent on clinical care of pediatric hematology/oncology patients and 5-10% time will be spent on teaching activities.

We are located in the Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research (WIMR) building next to the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, and are active members of the Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center, the Program for Advanced Cell Therapy and Wisconsin Blood Cancer Research Institute. We participate in numerous research consortia including the COG, PTCTC, PIDTC, MARCH, NEXT, St. Baldrick’s/SU2C Pediatric Cancer Dream Team, and the Pediatric Cancer Immunotherapy Trials Network. We encourage translation of laboratory research into clinical trials at the adjacent American Family Children’s Hospital and conduct many novel investigator-initiated as well as industry-sponsored studies.

Principal duties:
- The majority of the position will be devoted to the development/maintenance of an independent research program. Protected time will be provided with an expectation that the candidate will either come with extramural funding or procure it within the first 3 years of employment.
- Provide patient clinical care.
- Perform independent research and obtain extramural funding.
- 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.
- Participation in department, School of Medicine and Public Health and University meetings and committees is an expectation.
- Participation in governance of the department and service to the University and scientific community will also be expected as appropriate to academic rank

We offer a friendly, collegial work environment and support mentoring at all levels as well as work-life balance. Modern, well-equipped laboratory space will be provided, as well as start-up laboratory support. Madison, WI, is the state capital and a medium-sized city and college town, with abundant recreational, cultural and culinary activities, outstanding schools and affordable cost of living.

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.

Work type: Full or Part Time: 50% – 100%
This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Degree and area of specialization: M.D. or M.D./Ph.D.

Minimum years and type of relevant work experience:
Completion of U.S. pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship program. Interest in clinical or translational research and academic medicine, involving teaching to a variety of learners is essential. Experience in an academic medical setting preferred.

License or certificate: WI medical licensure, BE/BC in pediatrics required

Additional information:
Candidates for associate professor rank must meet criteria for appointment at rank per School of Medicine and Public Health 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 then every four years.

Internal Number: 238179-FA

  • The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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Contact Information

  • Christian Capitini
    Department of Pediatrics
    University of Wisconsin, Madison
    Madison, WI
  • 608-262-2415


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