Madison, WI
Jul 27, 2017
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JOB NO.: 91470-LI

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Dean, Director, Executive, Management/Supervisory, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Limited

Position Vacancy ID: 91470-LI

Working Title: Academic Program Director - Waisman Center


Hiring Department: A348700-VCRGE/WAISMAN/WAISMAN

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JANUARY 01, 2018

Term: N/A

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $200,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Minimum of a Ph.D., M.D. or other doctoral degree preferably in a field relevant to Developmental Disabilities. Candidate must be eligible for tenure at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The Waisman Director will have a concurrent faculty appointment in an appropriate academic department.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Must have a record demonstrating excellence in research scholarly publications with wide recognition in a field of social, behavioral or biomedical science. Administrative experience is required. Experience in directing an academic research center is highly desirable. A demonstrated ability to obtain external financial support, particularly from NIH or NIH-equivalent sources through competitive mechanisms that will enhance and strengthen Waisman Center programs. A demonstrated commitment to excellence and scientific leadership.

Position Summary:

The Waisman Center is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about human development, developmental disabilities, and neurodegenerative diseases throughout the lifespan. The Center is one of 14 national centers that encompasses an Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Research Center and a Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (IDDRC). The Center provides an interdisciplinary research environment for over fifty faculty representing 20 academic departments of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and approximately 650 faculty, staff, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows. The Waisman Center clinics and support programs serve more than 4,000 people a year from throughout the world. The Director will provide administrative and scientific leadership in basic and applied research in the social, behavioral and biomedical sciences within the disciplines of human development, developmental disabilities, and neurodegenerative diseases.

The Waisman Center is a center within the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education (OVCRGE) and the Director serves under the leadership of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education.


Kelly Marks
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Instructions to applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

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Advertised: Jul 26 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Oct 1 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time