Internal position opportunity for faculty: Academic Career Advising Program House Mentor

The MD Program is actively seeking applicants for upcoming vacancies on the Academic Career Advising Program (ACAP) team to support and promote personal and professional development and student success across the curriculum. This is a unique opportunity to join an enthusiastically engaged, highly collaborative group of faculty mentors and student services professionals at the intersection of career exploration and mentorship.

Primary responsibilities for the ACAP House Mentor position include providing mentorship and guidance to students through their time in the MD curriculum, supporting student career exploration, guiding students through the residency match process, and supporting student wellness. There is a strong commitment to the engagement and support of those underrepresented in medicine. Each of the five ACAP House Mentors is assigned to a learning community (House) where they follow cohorts of students throughout their education. Please see the attached position description for further information.

This position is open to practicing Tenure, CHS, and CT-track physician faculty at all levels. It is expected that these positions will require a 20% FTE commitment, renewable on an annual basis. Candidates should discuss their intent to apply with their department leadership (division chief / department chair) prior to submitting application materials. The position will report directly to the Associate Dean for Students. The start date is negotiable but no later than July, 2022. Ideally, candidates will have some time to engage in training for the position shortly after completion of the recruitment process.

To apply, please submit the following materials to Elizabeth Tuschen at

  1. CV
  2. Statement of Interest
  3. Letter of support from a student/learner

For full consideration, all required application materials must be submitted by Monday, December 20, 2021. 

For additional information about the position, please contact Brian Núñez – Director of Career Advising and Wellness, via email

Interested candidates may also contact any of the current ACAP House Mentors for further information about the position duties:

The University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine and Public Health is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status. For more information, visit


Gwen McIntosh, MD, MPH
Associate Dean for Students
Professor of Pediatrics
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
750 Highland Avenue  2150 HSLC
Madison, WI 53705
phone 608-263-4920