Job description

JOB NO.: 91534-FA

Work Type: Faculty-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Grant, Research, Contract Management, Instructional, Management/Supervisory, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Faculty

Position Vacancy ID: 91534-FA

Working Title: Tenure-track Faculty in Human Genetics and Genomics



FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JULY 01, 2018

Term: N/A

Advertised Salary:

ANNUAL (12 months)

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Ph.D. or M.D. in Human Genetics, Medical Genetics, or related field.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

2 years postdoctoral experience and demonstrated excellence in research and teaching.

Position Summary:

The Department of Medical Genetics is part of the UW-Madison Laboratory of Genetics (www.genetics.wisc.edu), which includes 21 faculty members. Faculty in the department use a diverse array of experimental and computational strategies to understand mechanisms of inheritance and disease. The Laboratory of Genetics offers a collegial and stimulating environment with dedicated support for early-career scientists.

UW-Madison has a strong foundation for human genetics and genomics, including the new Center for Human Genomics and Precision Medicine, the Carbone Cancer Center, the Waisman Center, the Genome Center of Wisconsin, the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, and the UW Hospital and Clinics. Faculty in the Laboratory of Genetics enjoy diverse collaborations with researchers in allied fields, including biochemistry, biostatistics, and computer science. The department directs an NIH Graduate Training Grant in Genetics that features trainers from 30 departments and continuous funding over 42 years.

Additional Information:

We seek candidates who embrace diversity in the broadest sense. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


Allen Laughon
[email protected]
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. )

Instructions to applicants:

Your application must be received through Jobs at UW portal (https://jobs.wisc.edu) to be considered as a candidate. To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on PVL # 91534. Applicants will be asked to upload the following four items: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) 3-pagestatement of research interests, and (4) 1-page statement of teaching interests. In addition, you will be asked for the contact information of three references. We will contact each of these references to request a confidential letter of recommendation.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is October 20, 2017 , however positions will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

If applicable, applicants are encouraged to consider a concurrent application for an open Assistant Professor position in the associated Department of Genetics in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences PVL # 91535.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

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

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Advertised: Aug 3 2017 Central Daylight Time





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Posted: 8/3/2018
Application Due: 10/2/2018
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