Cardio-Oncology Opening with
The Medical College of Wisconsin
The Departments of Physiology and Medicine in conjunction with the Cancer Center and the Cardiovascular Center has made a strategic decision to expand on its strengths in Cardio-Oncology. The Medical College of Wisconsin (www.mcw.edu) is the 3rd largest private medical school in the country, conducting over $200M annually in externally funded research. Successful applicant will join an active group of clinical, basic and population scientists focused on team science to advance the field of Cardio-Oncology. MCWs Cardio-Oncology program is part of the American Heart Association Scientific Focused Research Network on disparities in Cardio-Oncology.
We invite applications at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to conduct innovative state-of-the-art research in Cardio-Oncology. The positions provide outstanding opportunities to collaborate with basic, translational, and clinical investigators within the Cancer Center as well as the Cardiovascular Center. Candidates must demonstrate track records of creativity, productivity, and collaboration and build a vigorous, independent research program with strong promise to obtain extramural funding. Established extramural funding is desired by not required. MCW makes a strong commitment to mentoring including junior faculty by pairing them with senior investigators in closely related fields of study who have exceptional records of external funding. Desire to train students and postdoctoral fellows and participate in departmental and center activities is strongly encouraged.
MCW is a vibrant institution intent on attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce and faculty body. The CVC and the Department of Physiology direct two independent NIH funded training programs for pre- and post-doctoral students. We welcome and encourage diversity of experience, thought, and perspectives to advance excellence in science and medicine. As Eastern Wisconsin’s premier academic medical center, MCW seeks to live out the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion to create a welcoming campus community with a strong culture of collaboration, partnership, and engagement with our surrounding community.
Who are we looking for?
Suitable candidates will have an M.D., Ph.D., or M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent degree. Physician-scientists with clinical and research interests in cardio-oncology are strongly encouraged to apply for a joint appointment between the Departments of Physiology and Medicine. Successful candidates will have experience in–or the potential for–building an equitable, diverse, and inclusive scholarly environment in teaching, mentoring, research, life experiences, and/or service. Each position includes a competitive start-up package with 12-month salary and benefits commensurate with experience, training, academic achievements, and teaching activities.
Applicants should have an outstanding record of innovative research and academic excellence. Successful candidate will have a strong interest and proven track record in cancer or cancer therapy related pathology of the cardiovascular system. Expertise in cardiovascular genetics, vascular biology, heart failure and cardiac electrophysiology is of particular interest. The candidate will join a strong and growing community of Basic and Translational researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee who have active cardio-oncology research programs in vascular physiology, precision medicine utilizing induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) technology, physiological genomics, and lifestyle interventions.
Located on the west side of beautiful Lake Michigan in Wisconsin, Milwaukee boasts some of the nation's largest summer festivals, a multi-cultural population rich in culinary and artistic tradition, a progressive downtown, and a multitude of outdoors recreation possibilities. Milwaukee has affordable housing of all types, excellent public and parochial schools, and minimal traffic. Neighborhoods are known for variety, character and housing architecture, together offering a superb quality of life.
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming workplace that includes individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences. If you believe embracing individuality and working together makes us stronger, then MCW is the place for you. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The Medical College of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.