UWisco Asst Prof Oncology

Posted: 07 03, 2017

Job Duties:

Position Vacancy Listing PVL # 90365

Working Title: Assistant Professor


Position Summary: The Department of Oncology/McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research in the School of Medicine and Public Health has a rewarding opportunity for a tenure track faculty position to study cancer at our world-renowned institution at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The Department of Oncology / McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research in the School of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for a tenure track faculty position to study cancer. Areas of interest within the cancer field include, but are not limited to, the following: genetics/human genetics, genomics/epigenomics, etiology, cellular/molecular biology/biochemistry, immunology, and metabolism. Candidates applying multidisciplinary approaches to study cancer are strongly encouraged to apply.

Principle duties: We seek applicants with a track record of outstanding research accomplishments and exhibiting a strong commitment to teaching in a highly collegial and collaborative academic environment. The successful candidate will be expected to (1) develop a vigorous and internationally-recognized research program studying cancer, (2) attract and maintain extramural funding, (3) mentor graduate students, undergraduate students, and postdoctoral fellows, (4) participate in classroom teaching, (5) participate in faculty governance activities in McArdle, the school and/or University, and (6) participate in professional, public and university service. We seek candidates who embrace diversity in the broadest sense, and especially invite applications from minorities and women. The McArdle Laboratory, the first academically-based cancer research institute in the United States, is located in the brand new Wisconsin Institute for Medical Research (WIMR) towers, offering state-of-the-art research space. WIMR also houses researchers from many other disciplines ranging from the biological and physical sciences to bio-informatics/statistics and population health, providing many opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration. WIMR is adjacent to the UW Hospital and Clinics, affording close proximity to clinicians and clinician scientists. The successful candidate will benefit from being a part of a highly interactive and cooperative scientific environment with cutting-edge core facilities supported by McArdle and the NCI-designated Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is a world-class academic institution with an international reputation for basic, translational and cross-disciplinary research and is located in the heart of one of the country\’s most livable cities.

Additional Information: We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. 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. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.



Degree and area of specialization: Ph.D. and/or M.D. with expertise in cancer biology, biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology, genetics or related discipline required. Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: At least 3 years postdoctoral research experience preferred, but exceptional applicants at all stages of their postdoctoral training will be considered.

To Apply:

How To Apply: All applications must be submitted via the Jobs at UW website: http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/495418/assistant-professor  Complete the application online and upload the following: (1) Letter of application, including a 2-3 page Research Statement (2) Curriculum vitae, including names and contact information for 3-5 references In addition, please have your references immediately submit letters of recommendation on your behalf, indicating PVL-90365, to the following email address: recruit@oncology.wisc.edu Applications must be received by August 9, 2017 Questions about the position can be directed to: Kristen Adler, McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research, 1111 Highland Avenue, #6407, Madison, WI 53705 Phone: 608-262-2821; Fax: 608-262-2824; Email: adler@oncology.wisc.edu

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