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Job no: 100138-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The Department of Cell and Regenerative Biology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking a full-time, tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor. This is an outstanding opportunity in a growing department that is housed in new, state-of-the-art facilities. The Department of Cell and Regenerative Biology is part of a thriving, multidisciplinary research enterprise that encourages and supports collaboration. We offer competitive start-up and salary support, and a commitment to faculty development. UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The School of Medicine and Public Health is committed to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Principal Duties:

The successful candidate is expected to develop and maintain a robust extramurally funded research program and to teach within the context of the departmental mission at the graduate/medical school level. The successful candidate will also participate in professional, public, and university service appropriate to the faculty rank.

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.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Ph.D. or equivalent in biomedical science required. Areas of specialization to be considered include stem/progenitor biology and/or developmental/regenerative biology, but must be within the context of departmental focus.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Three years relevant postdoctoral experience and outstanding research accomplishments required prior to the candidate's start date with UW-Madison.

Candidates for Associate Professor rank must meet criteria for appointment at rank per UW School of Medicine and Public Health guidelines for appointment and promotion on the tenure track.

Additional Information:

Wallethub ranks Madison, WI #17 out of 182 cities in the Best US Cities for Jobs due to a high Socio-economics score.



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Full Time: 100%

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Anticipated Begin Date:

JULY 01, 2020


ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click "apply now" and include the following uploads: 1) CV and 2) 2-3 page research statement describing current and future directions that includes a brief description of teaching philosophy. Within the application, you will be asked to provide three names and email addresses who will be solicited for letters of recommendation prior to application consideration (receipt of three letters of reference are required for consideration).

Candidate selection begins November 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. All applications received by January 1, 2020 will be given full consideration.

Questions about this opportunity may be directed to:
Deneen M. Wellik, PhD
Chair, Department of Cell and Regenerative Biology
[email protected]


Deneen Wellik
[email protected]
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The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

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).

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Applications Open: Sep 13 2019 Central Daylight Time
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Posted: 9/16/2019
Application Due: 12/15/2019
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