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Apply now Job no: 98882-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

This is an outstanding opportunity in a growing department, housed in new state-of-the-art facilities, in a highly collaborative environment that is part of a thriving multidisciplinary research enterprise. The Department of Cellular and Regenerative Biology offers competitive start-up and salary support and a commitment to faculty development.

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.

Principal Duties:

The Department of Cell and Regenerative Biology is seeking a tenure track, established Assistant Professor. The successful candidate is expected to develop and maintain a robust extramurally funded research program and to teach courses in developmental and regenerative biology to medical and/or graduate students. The successful candidate also will participate in intramural and extramural professional activities, public outreach and university 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

Degree and Area of Specialization:

PhD in Cellular and Molecular Biology or a related field required. Areas of specialization to be considered include vertebrate developmental genetics and stem cell/stem cell niche biology.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Ideal candidate is a current tenure-track position with an established independent research program. Demonstration of independent research accomplishments and ability to attract extramural funding required. Ideal candidate will have a strong background and experience investigating stem cells or stem cell niche environment in a vertebrate model organism. The successful candidate will have significant demonstration of commitment to diversity in the research and training environment, and have a developing teaching and training record.

Additional Information:

A successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment.



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Full Time: 100%

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Anticipated Begin Date:

SEPTEMBER 01, 2019


ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click "apply now" and include the following uploads: 1) CV, 2) 2-3 page research statement describing current and future directions 3) a brief description of teaching philosophy. In addition, you will be asked to provide three references within the application process in order to request confidential letters of recommendation.

The deadline for ensuring full consideration is July 3, 2019, however the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.


Melissa Zhang
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