Biomedical Faculty Position

Madison, Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin-Madison makes a strong salary commitment to its faculty.
December 05 2018
Biomedical Faculty Position
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Biomedical Faculty Position

The Department of Comparative Biosciences in the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position. The research programs of our faculty are funded by NIH, NSF, and other organizations and span complementary biomedical disciplines including neurodegenerative diseases and synaptic plasticity, metabolism and the microbiome, musculoskeletal disease, and reproductive, developmental and cancer biology. Candidates working at any level of biological organization from molecular to organismal would fit our comparative biology research mission.

The successful candidate must have demonstrated potential to develop an outstanding, extramurally funded research program. Although the specific research area is open, we seek a biomedical researcher who can develop an independent research program in an area that complements existing strengths of the department. The School of Veterinary Medicine is integrated with the broad and deep biomedical science research community at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and makes a strong salary commitment to its faculty.

Teaching responsibilities include participation in veterinary medical student instruction. Research focus is flexible, however there is an expectation of teaching in Veterinary Physiology (primary focus in reproductive physiology) or Toxicology courses with this position. Approximately 75% research, 20% teaching and 5% academic service.

Applications should apply on-line and include: curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and goals, and a statement of teaching experience and philosophies. (PDF documents are preferred) In addition, three letters of reference should be sent on the applicant's behalf to

For questions on this position, please contact Dr. Joan Jorgensen at or 608-890-2337.