Assistant Professor of Oncology

McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Salary based on qualifications.
August 14 2017
Assistant Professor of Oncology (PVL90365)
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Full Time
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The McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research / Department of Oncology, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is seeking outstanding candidates for a tenure-track, assistant professor position to study cancer.  The individual recruited to this position will be expected to (1) develop a vigorous and internationally-recognized research program studying cancer, (2) attract and maintain extramural funding, (3) mentor graduate students, undergraduate students, and postdoctoral fellows, (4) participate in classroom teaching, (5) participate in faculty governance activities in McArdle, the school and/or University, and (6) participate in professional, public and university service.  Areas of interest within the cancer field include, but are not limited to, the following:  genetics/human genetics, genomics/epigenomics, etiology, cellular/molecular biology/biochemistry, immunology, and metabolism.  Candidates applying multidisciplinary approaches to study cancer are strongly encouraged to apply.  The successful candidate will benefit from being a part of a highly interactive and cooperative scientific environment with cutting-edge core facilities supported by McArdle and the NCI-designated Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center.  The University of Wisconsin-Madison 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.  Applicants should submit a Letter of application, including a 2-3 page Research Statement and a Curriculum vitae, including names and contact information for 3-5 references online at  Letters of reference should be submitted directly to the following email address: 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. The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment 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.  A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.