University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 81672

Please Note: A change was made to this position announcement on 06/07/16


Working Title:
Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor-Neurological Surgery
Official Title:
Degree and area of specialization:
M.D. - Neurosurgery
 Wisconsin Medical License, Board eligible or certified Neurosurgeon
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
BC/BE neurosurgery. Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellowship training is preferred.

Academic credentials and experience for appointment at the selected rank. Candidates for associate or full professor rank must meet criteria for appointment at rank per UW School of Medicine and Public Health guidelines for appointment and promotion on the tenure track.
Principal duties:
Provide pediatric neurosurgery clinical, research and teaching services for the School of Medicine and Public Health and UW Health at the American Family Children's Hospital (AFCH), community hospitals and clinics.

Develop independent, extramurally funded clinical research programs in pediatric neurosurgery and pursue funding for research. Presentation of results at regional, national and international meetings and in publications is expected.

Surgery, outpatient clinics and serve as attending on pediatric neurosurgery inpatient and consult services at AFCH, UWHC, community hospitals and clinics.

Participate in department teaching and mentoring activities for undergraduate, medical student, graduate student, fellows and residents.

Participate in regional education programs for community physicians as well as participate and help develop plan to expand pediatric neurosurgery clinical program.

Participate in professional, public, and university service appropriate to the rank. Candidates at the rank of associate professor or above will hold a leadership role in the department.

  Additional Information:
 The successful candidate will be committed to working within an active academic department with clinical, teaching and research responsibilities and take an active role in the development of a pediatric neurosurgery clinical and research program.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

  Employee Class:
Department(s):SMPH/NEURO SURG
Full Time Salary Rate:Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Plus UW Medical Foundation
Appointment percent:100%
Anticipated begin date:JULY 05, 2016
Number of Positions:2

Application must be received by: JUNE 30, 2016
Please send cv and cover letter referring to the Position Vacancy Listing number to the contact below.
Questions about the position can be directed to:
Robert Dempsey, MD
Department of Neurological Surgery   
Fax: 608-263-1728
C/O Linda Van Brocklin   
600 Highland Avenue, K4/866 CSC, Mail code 8660   
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

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We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.