Madison, WI
Aug 30, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 91903-FA

Work Type: Faculty-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Faculty

Position Vacancy ID: 91903-FA

Working Title: Assistant Professor- Pharmaceutical Sciences- Drug Action


Hiring Department: A561000-SCHOOL OF PHARMACY/PHARMACY

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JULY 01, 2018

Term: N/A

Advertised Salary:

ACADEMIC (9 months)

Degree and Area of Specialization:

PhD or other health sciences doctorate.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Minimum 2 years of postdoctoral experience in pharmaceutical, biomedical, or related biological sciences research.

Position Summary:

Establish an independent and externally funded research program with strong disease relevance; supervise graduate students; and teach pharmacology courses at the professional, graduate, and/or undergraduate levels. Applicant areas of research interest that will be considered include, but are not limited to cancer biology, neuroscience, pharmacology, toxicology, regenerative biology, molecular genetics, physiology, cell biology, and developmental biology. University service will be expected as appropriate. Preference will be given to candidates with research interests that complement existing research strengths in the School of Pharmacy including cancer biology and neuroscience.

Additional Information:

The successful candidate will join a world-class academic institution that encourages, values, and supports interdisciplinary basic and clinical research, and attracts scholars and students from around the world. Faculty in the Drug Action Core of the Pharmaceutical Sciences Division typically have membership and participate in multiple centers and graduate training programs related to their research interests including, but not limited to, the Center for Training in Pharmacology and Drug Development, the UW Carbone Cancer Center, the UW Institute for Clinical and Translation Research, the Pharmaceutical Sciences PhD Program, and the Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology Graduate Training Program. The School of Pharmacy is committed to excellence in research and teaching and its faculty, staff, and students reflect the global population represented within the university. For information on working and living in Madison, visit: and


Paul Marker

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Instructions to applicants:

To begin the application process please click on the "Apply Now" button. Applicants will be asked to submit the following in PDF format:

-A cover letter referencing PVL#91903 and addressed to: Professor Paul C Marker, Chair, Drug Action Search Committee, UW-Madison School of Pharmacy, 777 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705-2222
-A summary of current and planned research
-A curriculum vitae

In addition, please have three reference letters sent to: Professor Paul C Marker, Chair, Drug Action Search Committee, UW-Madison School of Pharmacy, 777 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705-2222 via email to:

The deadline for assuring full consideration is November 1, 2017, however the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

Women and members of underrepresented minority groups are especially encouraged to apply. UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: Aug 29 2017 Central Daylight Time