Clinical Chemist

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is recruiting for an academic clinical chemist. Candidates must have a PhD in clinical chemistry or related field, and be board eligible or certified by the American Board of Clinical Chemistry with experience in basic and select specialty chemistry, blood gases, point of care testing, and decentralized testing. The individual will be appointed as a member of the department at the Assistant/Associate/Professor level (non-tenure track).

The clinical chemistry service provides professional and scientific direction for over 3 million tests annually. Services include automated chemistry and immunoassay, toxicology and therapeutic drug monitoring and blood gas systems, and point of care and emergency department testing. The successful applicant will have expertise in test development, method validation, clinical interpretation of laboratory results, laboratory information systems and automation, consultation with physicians, experience in quality control and assurance, and hands-on experience and knowledge in the interpretation and development of the ever-widening fields of molecular diagnostics, genomics, and proteomics. Successful candidates are expected to contribute to the mission of the department via active participation in research and teaching programs, training of residents, fellows and medical students, mentoring of trainees, and participation in continuing medical education programs.

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. 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.

UW-Madison is located in what is regularly rated among the most livable cities in the nation – see https://madison.wisc.edu for more information.

Applications must be received through the Jobs at UW portal at http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/499949/clinical-chemist. You will be required to submit a cover letter referencing PVL 96855, a current CV and contact information for at least three references. The deadline for assuring full consideration is January 15, 2019, however, the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled. Questions should be directed to hr@pathology.wisc.edu.