Tenure-Track Faculty position in Precision Medicine

Madison, Wisconsin
October 18 2018
Position Type
Full Time
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The University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in precision medicine and/or human cancer pharmacogenomics. 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 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.

Applicants must have a Ph.D and/or PharmD and have expertise in precision medicine, human cancer pharmacogenomics, pharmacokinetics or related discipline. At least 2 years of postdoctoral research experience is preferred. 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. A key consideration in this cluster hire is a candidate that can foster and work within a highly-collaborative interdisciplinary environment (for more details visit https://go.wisc.edu/18m09v or https://go.wisc.edu/s3a6c9). Finally, we seek candidates that proactively support the expansion of diversity and the creation of a working environment that is inclusive, fair, and equitable.

To apply, please submit application materials at the UW-Madison jobs portal:

- Applicants with a PhD should apply using https://go.wisc.edu/67996w

- Applicants with a PharmD or PharmD/PhD should apply using https://go.wisc.edu/fu0b1x

[Please note that only one vacancy exists; separate listings allows the School of Pharmacy to consider candidates with PhD and/or PharmD credentials for this position]

All applications should be received by November 15, 2018 to ensure full consideration. Applicants will be prompted to upload the following documents as PDF: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) 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), and (4) 1-2 page teaching statement.

In addition, please have your references immediately submit letters of recommendation on your behalf to the following email address: hrsupport@pharmacy.wisc.edu

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.

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