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 >$28M research portfolio of our 16 faculty includes awards from NIH, NSF, and other organizations, and spans complementary biomedical disciplines including muscle biology, reproduction, developmental and cancer biology, neuroscience, physiology, and epigenetics. Candidates working at any level of biological organization from molecular to organismal would fit our 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 within the diverse 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 school 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.
The candidate will develop an outstanding, extramurally funded research program and make significant contributions to graduate training. The School of Veterinary Medicine makes a strong 12-month salary commitment to its faculty.
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Required PhD in a biomedical discipline or related field
Minimum of two years of postdoctoral experience are required.
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:
AUGUST 01, 2024
Negotiable ANNUAL (12 months)
The University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) is a wonderful workplace with enthusiastic faculty and students, who work together to perform cutting edge research. The SVM has outstanding programs in biomedical research, veterinary medical education, service and clinical practice that enhances the health and welfare of both people and animals, and contributes to the economic well-being of the state of Wisconsin.
The SVM is in the midst of a building expansion 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 laboratories for studying naturally occurring animal and human diseases, and increase and modernize infectious disease research space. Future upgrades via remodeling of the current hospital include an Imaging Center with large animal-capable 3T MRI, 16-slice CT, and future PET-CT. Completion of the addition is projected for late 2023. More information can be found at: https:// www.vetmed.wisc.edu/a-home-fit-for-the-school-of-veterinary-medicine/
The UW-Madison campus provides an excellent environment which encourages research. The School of Medicine and Public Health and the Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research afford outstanding collaborative research opportunities and access to state-of-the-art imaging equipment within walking distance of the SVM. Madison consistently ranks as a top community in which to live, work and play. Please see the following for more information: https://madisonbiz.com/
How to Apply:
The deadline for assuring full consideration is August 11, 2023, however, this position will remain open and applications may be considered until this position is filled.
To apply for this position, please click "Apply Online" to begin the process. Applicants will be required to upload a cover letter, current CV, a research statement, and a teaching statement.
Applicants are also required to submit three letters of reference. They should be sent directly to Ms. Nikki Doskocil at email@example.com, and are due by August 11, 2023. Although application materials may be reviewed prior to the receipt of all letters, all three letters of reference must be received before the application can advance to the next step of consideration.
Associate Professor(FA030) or Assistant Professor(FA040)
A87-SCHOOL OF VET MEDICINE/COMPARATIVE BIOSCIENCES
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.
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