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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 29, 2019

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job no: 99328-AS
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The Department of Human Oncology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is seeking applicants for the Bentson and Wolfe Fellowships (translational cancer research training) in Radiation Oncology to commence in the summer of 2021.

The UW 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.

Principal Duties:

The Department of Human Oncology (DHO) is an interdisciplinary department within the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health with missions of clinical service, research and education. The DHO fosters excellence in state-of-the-art cancer treatment, teaching as well as basic, translational and clinical research.

The fellowship will emphasize Radiation Oncology translational laboratory research at the level of 80-90% commitment. In addition, Bentson and Wolfe fellows will have 10-20% clinical activities with opportunities to design and execute clinical trials that relate to new radiation oncology technologies and biologics.

Candidates will have a strong interest in academic medicine and demonstrate a commitment to translational cancer research in radiation oncology. Candidates with particular talent and productivity in writing original material (research manuscripts and protocols) are encouraged to apply. Opportunities for translational research in the DHO are very strong, and extend to collaboration with other Departments across the UW School of Medicine and Public Health.

Bentson and Wolfe Fellows will be appointed as Clinical Instructors in the Department of Human Oncology within the UW School of Medicine and Public Health.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Eligible candidates will possess an M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. and will have completed an accredited Radiation Oncology residency program.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Completion of radiation oncology residency required. No additional work experience needed.

License or Certificate:

Candidates must hold or be eligible for a Wisconsin medical license and must be Board Certified or Board Eligible.

Additional Information:

This is a terminal position lasting one year. There is a possiblitity it may be extended (up to a total appointment of two years).

Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the applicant must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 12 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding

Anticipated Begin Date:

JULY 01, 2021


ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Your application must be received through the Jobs at UW portal to be considered as a candidate. To apply for this position, please click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload a CV, cover letter, and a list of three professional references, including your current or most recent supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is July 30, 2020, however positions will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.


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Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Jun 29 2019 Central Daylight Time
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