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Faculty Positions

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Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology

Pediatric Allergist (CHS/CT 293479)


Pediatric Cardiology Electrophysiologist (CHS/CT 293416)

Child Protection

Child Abuse Pediatrician (CHS/CT 286234)

Critical Care

Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Physician (CHS/CT 295353)

Developmental Pediatrics & Rehabilitation Medicine

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician/Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Physician (CHS 264312)

Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

Pediatric Transplant Hepatologist (CHS 283639)

Pediatric Gastroenterologist (CHS/CT 289373)

General Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine

Float Pediatrician (CHS/CT 298064)

General Pediatrician (CHS/CT 298056)

Genetics & Metabolism

Clinical Geneticist (CHS/CT 262693)

Clinical Geneticist (CHS 263554/Tenure 263553)

Division Chief of Genetics and Metabolism: (CHS 294738 / Tenure 294739)

Hematology, Oncology & Bone Marrow Transplant

Pediatric Stem Cell Transplant & Cellular Therapy Physician (CHS/CT 294130)

Hospital Medicine & Complex Care

Pediatric Hospitalist (CHS/CT 295942)

Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine

Pediatric Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine Physician (CHS 286007)

Administrative and Research Staff Openings

Division Administrative Assistant

The Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Medical Program Assistant to provide direct support to divisional faculty and staff. This position will be responsible for the coordination of complex daily clinical, academic, and administrative activities, as well as the coordination and organization of the faculty’s communications, meeting planning, and both domestic and international travel. Apply by May 27th.

Research Specialist – Pediatric Cardiology

The Ralphe Lab seeks a Research Specialist to support studies focused on the functional impact of genetic mutation on cardiac biology. The lab uses mouse models and human induced pluripotent stem cells, 3-dimensional engineered cardiac tissue constructs, and various molecular biology and biochemistry techniques to understand how genetic mutations impact cardiac function and lead to disease. This position will include working mouse breeding and handling, cell culture, DNA/RNA extraction, qPCR, and protein analyses. The Research Specialist will be trained to perform and analyze experiments according to established research protocols and specifications of the lab, and will also be expected to assist in management of the lab with ordering, maintenance of equipment, organization, and inventory. Opportunity for exposure and acquisition of new skills in experimental cardiac physiology will be readily available. Apply by June 5th.

Adolescent Researcher

The Learning More from Adolescents Online group seeks a Researcher to develop and carry out established and new research protocols in our lab. Our group seeks to identify ways to promote well-being for adolescents and young adults when using technology and digital media. We are specifically interested in decreasing negative social media activities and amplifying positive social media activities for marginalized adolescents, including sexual and gender minority (SGM) youth. Youth voice and direct observation of social media activities are at the core of our team’s qualitative and quantitative research methods. The current position would involve contribution to study recruitment, data collection, and results dissemination in a longitudinal study of adolescents. Apply by June 5th.

Research Specialist

The research lab of Dr. Benjamin Spector is conducting exciting research investigating the epigenetic basis of kidney transplant rejection. We conduct human subjects research exploring methylation changes in kidney allografts in various disease states. Through this work, we hope to identify drug targets and diagnostic biomarkers in the management of kidney allograft rejection. The Spector Lab is hiring a Research Specialist to aid in the coordination and performance of this translational research. The interested candidate can expect to help develop, design, and conduct one or more research projects and organize daily operation of projects and specialized research areas to ensure work meets established objectives under moderate supervision. The Spector Lab is part of the School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics, a vibrant, interdisciplinary, nationally recognized clinical and research academic department. Apply by June 5th.

Pediatrics Administrative Assistant III

The Department of Pediatrics is seeking an Administrative Assistant III to provide direct support to division chiefs and various programs within multiple divisions in the department. This position will be responsible for the coordination of complex daily clinical, academic, and administrative activities, as well as the coordination and organization of the division chiefs’ communications, meeting arrangements, and travel logistics. The Administrative Assistant III will proactively identify and resolve organizational inefficiencies, streamline procedures, and devise effective strategies to facilitate the accomplishment of business objectives. Additionally, the incumbent will also serve as a knowledgeable resource, providing guidance and assistance to the Medical Program Assistants within the divisions. Apply by June 6th.

Find a full listing of career opportunities at UW–Madison on the Jobs at UW webpage.

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Meet Our Recruitment Team

The Department of Pediatrics recruitment team is dedicated to recruiting new faculty and staff to support the department’s dedication to continued excellence and growth. Our recruitment team members strive to attract candidates who are compassionate, diverse, empathetic, accountable, innovative, respectful, and collaborative. Creating a positive pediatric candidate recruitment experience is important to our department, and we strive to create an equitable and inclusive process, every step of the way. On, Wisconsin!

Dolly TorresDolly Torres, Pediatric Recruitment Coordinator

Dolly has been with the Department of Pediatrics for 12 years. She enjoys getting to know candidates and providing resources on area schools, neighborhoods and surrounding communities, culture in Madison, and much more. Dolly is full of fun facts about American Family Children’s Hospital and the department in general. Dolly specializes in recruiting faculty, advanced practice providers (APPs), and staff.

Leigh Fredericks, Pediatric Faculty Recruiter

Leigh has been with the Department of Pediatrics since 2022 and has been a faculty recruiter since 2013. She enjoys interacting with candidates and sharing why the UW School of Medicine and Public Health is the best place to call home. Leigh specializes in recruiting faculty.