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University of Wisconsin–Madison

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University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now(opens in a new window) Job no: 262290-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time, Onsite
Location: Madison
Categories: Faculty

Job Summary:

The Department of Comparative Biosciences (CBS) in the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Wisconsin- Madison invites applications for a research tenure-track faculty position. The research programs of our faculty are funded by NIH, NSF, and other organizations and span complementary biomedical disciplines including muscle, reproduction, developmental and cancer biology, neuroscience, physiology, and epigenetics. Candidates working at any level of biological organization from molecular to organismal would fit our comparative biology research mission.


The successful candidate will have demonstrated potential to develop an outstanding and extramurally funded research program that complements existing strengths of the department. The School of Veterinary Medicine is integrated with the broad and deep biomedical science research community at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where collaboration is celebrated.

The candidate will contribute to teaching foundational science in the veterinary medical student curriculum. The School of Veterinary Medicine makes a strong 12-month salary commitment to its faculty.

Appointment will consist of approximately 75% research, 20% teaching and 5% academic service.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion


Minimum of two years of PhD postdoctoral experience are required.

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: Please visit for the most up-to-date information.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

JULY 01, 2023


Minimum Salary: $115,000, Negotiable
ANNUAL (12 months)
Based on experience and qualifications

Additional Information:

The Department of Comparative Biosciences (CBS) faculty are congenial, team oriented and are excited about the prospects working at any level of biological organization from molecular to organismal would fit our comparative biology research mission at UW-Madison in collaboration with the diverse talents and ideas of new faculty members.

UW School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) is a wonderful workplace with enthusiastic students, technologists, residents, and other faculty specialists who work together to provide excellent veterinary medical care. The SVM team provides outstanding programs in veterinary medical education, research, clinical practice, and service that enhance the health and welfare of both animals and people and contribute to the economic well-being of the state of Wisconsin.

SVM is in the midst of construction of a new facility that will improve instruction space for students, double the size of the school's small animal hospital and significantly enhance the large animal hospital, expand labs for studying naturally occurring animal and human diseases, and increase and modernize infectious disease research space. Completion of the addition is projected for 2023.

UW-Madison campus provides an excellent environment which encourages research. The School of Medicine and Public Health and the Wisconsin Institute of Medical Research are within walking distance. Madison consistently ranks as a top community in which to live, work and play. Please see the following link for more information:

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please click on "Apply Online" to begin the process. You will be required to upload a cover letter, current CV, a 2-3 page research statement, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Please submit three letters of reference to by the assured consideration date of August 1, 2022. For questions regarding the application process, please contact Nancy Parkinson at  For questions regarding the position and its responsibilities, please contact Jyoti Watters or Tracy Baker at 


Nancy Parkinson
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. )

Official Title:

Professor(FA020) or Associate Professor(FA030) or Assistant Professor(FA040)



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  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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