ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN CANCER PHARMACOGENOMICS & PRECISION MEDICINE-CLUSTER HIRE
JOB NO.: 95411-FA
Work Type: Faculty-Full Time
Categories: Instructional, Research, Scientific
Employment Class: Faculty
Position Vacancy ID: 95411-FA
Working Title: Assistant Professor in Cancer Pharmacogenomics & Precision Medicine-Cluster Hire
Official Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(C40NN)
Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 19, 2019
ACADEMIC (9 months)
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Expertise in human cancer pharmacogenomics, precision medicine, or related discipline required. At least 2 years postdoctoral research experience preferred.
License or certificate:
The University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy is seeking to fill one tenure-track faculty position in human cancer pharmacogenomics and/or precision medicine. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent and highly-collaborative research program with direct relevance to cancer. This position is part of a campus-wide cluster hiring initiative in Human Cancer Genetics and Precision Medicine (https://facstaff.provost.wisc.edu/cluster-hiring-initiative/). The tenure home of the successful applicant will be determined at the time of hire in a division within the School of Pharmacy. Clinician-scientist candidates requiring access to patient care will have the opportunity for joint appointments between the School of Pharmacy and the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH).
This faculty position is part of a new initiative to expand research on human cancer using precision medicine approaches at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, led by the recent establishment of the Center for Human Genomics and Precision Medicine, and is part of a campus-wide cluster hire initiative (https://facstaff.provost.wisc.edu/cluster-hiring-initiative/ ) in Human Cancer Genetics and Precision Medicine. This cluster hire position affords the successful applicant with significant financial resources to help her/him establish a vibrant career. The successful candidate will benefit from being a part of a highly interactive and cooperative scientific environment with cutting-edge core facilities. The University of Wisconsin-Madison, perennially ranked in the top 10 nationally for research expenditures, is a world-class academic institution with an international reputation for basic, translational and cross-disciplinary research and is located in the heart of one of the country's most livable cities.
The University of Wisconsin-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, and especially invite applications from minorities and women. 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.
This vacancy is being announced simultaneously with PVL#95165; please note that only one vacancy exists. Having two position vacancy listings allows the School of Pharmacy to consider candidates with PhD and/or PharmD credentials for this position. Applicants with a PhD should apply using PVL#95165. Applicants with a PharmD or PharmD/PhD should apply using PVL#95411.
Instructions to applicants:
To begin the application process, please click on the "Apply Now" button. Applicants should upload the following as PDFs:
(1) A cover letter referencing PVL-95165 and addressed to: Professor Arash Bashirullah, Chair, Cancer Pharmacogenomics Search Committee, UW-Madison School of Pharmacy, 777 Highland Avenue, Madison WI 53705-2222
(2) A curriculum vitae
(3) A 2-3 page Research Statement, summarizing current and planned research (also include a statement describing past collaborative research activities and potential future collaborations at UW-Madison).
(4) A 1-2 page Teaching Statement
In addition, please have your references immediately submit letters of recommendation on your behalf, indicating PVL-95411, to the following email address: [email protected]
The deadline for ensuring full consideration is October 1, 2018, however the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
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Advertised: Aug 1 2018 Central Daylight Time