Tenure-Track Faculty Position at University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy

Madison, Wisconsin
Negotiable + benefits
September 06 2017
Position Type
Full Time
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The University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Drug Action.  The Division is seeking outstanding candidates with research interests that include, but not limited to, cancer biology, neuroscience, pharmacology, toxicology, regenerative biology, molecular genetics, physiology, cell biology, and developmental biology.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. or other health sciences doctorate and demonstrate the ability to establish an independent and externally funded research program with strong disease relevance. A minimum of 2 years of postdoctoral research experience in pharmaceutical, biomedical, or related biological sciences is required. Preference will be given to candidates with research interests that complement existing research strengths in the UW-Madison School of Pharmacy, including cancer biology and neuroscience. A commitment to effective teaching in the professional, graduate, and/or undergraduate programs that serve a diverse student body is expected.

The successful candidate will join a world-class academic institution that encourages, values and supports interdisciplinary basic research and attracts scholars and students from around the world.  Faculty in the Drug Action Core of the Pharmaceutical Sciences Division typically have membership and participate in multiple centers and graduate training programs related to their research interests including, but not limited to, the Center for Training in Pharmacology and Drug Development, the UW Carbone Cancer Center, the UW Institute for Clinical and Translation Research, the Pharmaceutical Sciences PhD Program, and the Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology Graduate Training Program. The School of Pharmacy is committed to excellence in research and teaching and its faculty, staff, and students reflect the global population represented within the university.  For information on working and living in Madison, visit https://madison.wisc.edu/ and http://www.livability.com/wi/madison/real-estate/why-madison-wis-is-the-best-city-in-america

All applications should be received by November 1, 2017 to ensure full consideration with the appointment starting on or around July 1, 2018.  Applicants should upload in PDF format a cover letter referencing PVL#91903 and addressed to: Professor Paul C Marker, Chair, Drug Action Search Committee, UW-Madison School of Pharmacy, 777 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705-2222, a summary of current and planned research, and a curriculum vitae. In addition, three reference letters should be sent to:  Professor Paul C Marker, Chair, Drug Action Search Committee, UW-Madison School of Pharmacy, 777 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI  53705-2222 via email to:  hrsupport@pharmacy.wisc.edu.

To apply, please use the following link: http://go.wisc.edu/9mw771

Women and members of underrepresented minority groups are especially encouraged to apply. UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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