Medical Oncology - Physician Scientist

University of Wisconsin
Lincoln, NY
Closing date
Dec 10, 2023
Job Summary:
The Division of Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care seeks a physician scientist, MD or MD/PhD, in medical oncology research, including bench and translational studies, genomics, precision medicine and therapeutics. The primary focus will be on mechanisms underlying the development and treatment of cancers in CNS, GU, GI, or Sarcoma. The physician scientist will be expected to engage in active collaborative research and build clinical and/or translational research in the division and obtain/maintain independent extramural funding.

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.
The successful candidate will join a world-class institution that encourages, values and supports interdisciplinary basic, clinical and population health research, and attracts scholars and students from around the world. Madison is the state's capitol city with a population of over 269,000, and offers an ideal combination of natural beauty, stimulating cultural events, outstanding schools and outdoor recreation.

Duties include direct patient care, including ambulatory, inpatient and consult service; (30%)
* Duties also include outreach service at approved UW Health locations, as well as inpatient call coverage.
* Includes protected time, (70%) to develop a research or teaching program, and to engage in scholarly activities.
* Teaching medical students, residents, and fellows within the context of your clinical practice
* Proactively supporting efforts regarding diversity in clinical trial participants

The successful candidate 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.

Clinical research is conducted in the UWCCC by 18 multi-disciplinary Disease Oriented Teams and is supported by the
UWCCC Clinical Research Central Office on the main campus. Over 170 UWCCC investigators regularly enroll patients to
therapeutic intervention trials at our UWCCC clinical sites. We are a member of the NCCN, ECOG- ACRIN, Alliance, BigTen
Cancer Research Consortium, Wisconsin Oncology Network (WON) and Wisconsin Association of Hematology and
Oncology (WAHO).

The Division of Hematology/Medical Oncology & Palliative Care is part of the Department of Medicine and the NCI-designated UW Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Division is active in all phases of cancer research, from prevention, screening, cancer therapy, development and evaluation, survivorship and palliative care. Faculty and staff of the Department of Medicine value professionalism, patient-centeredness, compassion, respect, innovation, discovery, inclusion, diversity, teamwork, scholarship and stewardship.
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
Terminal Degree
MD, DO, or equivalent
Completion of an accredited fellowship training program in medical oncology.

Experience in translational research, with a track record of successful publications in peer reviewed journals, strong written and verbal communication skills, commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, evidence of excellence in teaching and current or high potential to obtain extramural funding. Through these efforts, the ability to enhance national recognition for our division and the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center.

ABIM - American Board of Internal Medicine Certification
Must be Board Eligible or Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Must have completed an accredited fellowship training program in Medical Oncology.

Must be eligible for a Wisconsin medical license.
Work Type:
Full Time: 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 01, 2023
ANNUAL (12 months)
Salary is negotiable, based on years and diversity of experience.
Additional Information:
This vacancy is being announced simultaneously with Position Vacancy (Job #) 273310; please note that only 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.

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.

Total compensation targets AAMC benchmarks by rank.

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.

The department will not be able to support a request for a J-1 waiver. If you chose to pursue a waiver and apply for our position, neither the UW nor UWMF will reimburse you for your legal or waiver fees.

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.
How to Apply:
Please click "Apply Now" to create a profile. You will be asked to submit a CV, letter of interest, and the contact information for three professional references. One of these references must be your current or most recent supervisor.

References will not be contacted without applicant consent.

The assured consideration date is April 15, 2023. However, we will be accepting applications until the position is filled.
Deb Gugel
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.
Official Title:
Associate Professor(FA030) or Assistant Professor(FA040)
Employment Class:
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