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Apply now Job no: 238349-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time, Onsite
Location: Madison
Categories: Management/Supervisory, Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Instructional, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The Department of Cell and Regenerative Biology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking a full-time, tenure track Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. UW-Madison is a recognized world leader in developmental, regenerative, and stem cell biology. In addition, UW-Madison is one of the few institutions in the U.S. that maintains top programs in life sciences, engineering, clinical medicine, and veterinary medicine. UW maintains world class core facilities including flow cytometry, imaging, mass spectrometry, and genomics. These local strategic strengths and resources make UW an ideal location for new faculty in emerging areas of developmental, regenerative, and stem cell biology. The current hiring focus will complement existing strengths of the department and throughout the university, and will continue to build strategic strength in this rapidly emerging field.

This is an outstanding opportunity in a growing department that is housed in new, state-of-the-art facilities. The Department of Cell and Regenerative Biology is part of a thriving, multidisciplinary research enterprise that encourages and supports collaboration. We offer competitive start-up and salary support, and a commitment to faculty development. UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The School of Medicine and Public Health is committed 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.

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 successful candidate is expected to develop and maintain a robust extramurally funded research program (50%). The candidate will also be expected to teach graduate student and postdoctoral students within the context of the departmental mission (25%). The successful candidate will also participate in professional, public, and university service appropriate to the faculty rank (25%).

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:

Ph.D. or equivalent in biomedical science, or closely related field, required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Three years relevant postdoctoral experience and outstanding research accomplishments required prior to the candidate's start date with UW-Madison.

Candidates for Associate Professor or Professor rank must meet criteria for appointment at rank per UW School of Medicine and Public Health guidelines for appointment and promotion on the tenure track.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

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Anticipated Begin Date:

JANUARY 01, 2022


ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click "apply now" and include the following uploads: 1) CV and 2) 2-3 page research statement describing current and future direction highlighting, if applicable, in the areas of stem/progenitor biology and/or developmental/regenerative biology, as well as a brief description of teaching philosophy.

Letters of recommendation and references will be collected throughout the recruitment process.

All applications received by December 1, 2021 will be given full consideration, however, the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

Questions about this opportunity may be directed to:
Deneen Wellik, PhD
Chair of the Department of Cell and Regenerative Biology


Deneen Wellik
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. )

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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.

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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).

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