The Department of Cell and Regenerative Biology in the School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is pleased to invite applications for tenure-track faculty. As the Department continues its multi-year plan for growth in the developmental/regenerative biology/stem cell space, we are currently seeking an outstanding candidate in the area of musculoskeletal development, regeneration and repair; ideally examining stem cell behavior that could include animal models. Only assistant professor appointments are being considered at this time.
Developmental, Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology has a longstanding tradition of excellence at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The Department of Cell and Regenerative Biology faculty are experts in this and other areas, and basic research in the department extends from developmental genetics, genomics and epigenomics, proteomics and functional studies in vitro and in vivo.
The department's foundation in basic sciences informs translational research addressing grand challenges in addressing the development, repair and regeneration of organ systems in response to injury, disease and tissue loss. The Department offers a stimulating, collaborative, and inclusive environment for research, training, and education. Junior faculty are supported by the department, school, and institution, by colleagues recognized for innovation in mentoring and mentor training and dedication to junior faculty success. UW-Madison is home to the Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center, the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center, the Waisman Center for Developmental Disabilities, the McPherson Eye Research Institute, and the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery. Research is supported by modern shared facilities including the UW Optical Imaging Core, Center for High Throughput Computing, and many others. Cell and Regenerative Biology faculty mentor graduate students in several graduate programs across campus, with many trainees supported by NIH T32 training grants.
SMPH is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent, externally funded research program that complements existing strengths of the department and embraces our commitment to inter-disciplinary collaboration. The successful candidate will also participate in teaching, and in professional, public and university service appropriate to the faculty rank to support the scholarly and clinical missions of UW Health and the School of Medicine and Public Health. An essential part of these duties will be working in a collegial relationship with other faculty members.
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.
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Required PhD in biological sciences or related field
At least 2 years of postdoctoral research experience 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:
JANUARY 01, 2024
Negotiable ANNUAL (12 months) Employees in this position can expect to receive benefits such as generous vacation, holidays, and paid time off; competitive insurances and savings accounts; retirement benefits. Benefits information can be found at (https://hr.wisc.edu/benefits/)
UW-Madison is seeking a diverse set of faculty candidates who will deepen our campus' interdisciplinary research strength in key areas of current and future research promise, as well as faculty candidates who will approach their work in a manner that advances our commitment to research excellence. We therefore seek candidates who embrace diversity in the broadest sense. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.
How to Apply:
To ensure full consideration, please apply by November 12, 2023. The position will remain open, and applicants may be considered until the position is filled. Applications must be received through our online UW application system. Applications submitted outside of this system will not be considered. To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button and use the online UW Job Application system to submit the following:
- Current curriculum vitae (CV) - A cover letter briefly describing your qualifications and experience as it relates to this role - Statement of research (no more than 3-pages) - Teaching interests (no more than 1-page) - List of contact information for three (3) references, including your current/most recent supervisor we will contact to request letters of recommendation when application is submitted.
Employment will require an institutional reference check regarding any misconduct. To be considered, applicants must upload a signed 'Authorization to Release Information' form as part of the application. The authorization form and a definition of 'misconduct' can be found here: https://hr.wisc.edu/institutional-reference-check/
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.
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 University of Wisconsin–Madison has been a catalyst for the extraordinary since its founding in 1848. Our students, staff, and faculty partake in world-class education and conduct prolific research that solves real-world problems. Our guiding principle is the Wisconsin Idea, a commitment to outreach that creates a better future for our state, our nation, and the world. We value the contributions of each person and recognize that diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation.