ASSISTANT, ASSOCIATE OR PROFESSOR OF GENETICS-CLUSTER HIRE

Job no: 94252-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Department: SMPH/GENETICS/GENETICS
Location: Madison
Categories: Management/Supervisory, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Instructional, Research, Scientific



Position Vacancy ID:

94252-FA

Employment Class:

Faculty

Working Title:

Assistant, Associate or Professor of Genetics-Cluster Hire

Official Title:

PROFESSOR(C20NN) or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR(C30NN) or ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(C40NN)

Hiring Department(s):

A532500-MEDICAL SCHOOL/GENETICS/GENETICS
A531100-MEDICAL SCHOOL/CELL & REGENERATIVE BIOL
A535100-MEDICAL SCHOOL/NEUROLOGY/NEUROLOGY
A535700-MEDICAL SCHOOL/NEURO SURG/NEURO SURG
A536000-MEDICAL SCHOOL/OPHTHAL&VIS SCI/GEN
A536300-MEDICAL SCHOOL/PATHOL-LAB MED/ANAT PATH
A536700-MEDICAL SCHOOL/PEDIATRICS/PEDIATRICS
A538500-MEDICAL SCHOOL/POP HEALTH SCI/POP HLTH
A538900-MEDICAL SCHOOL/PSYCHIATRY/PSYCHIATRY

FTE:

100%

Anticipated Begin Date:

JULY 01, 2021

Term:

N/A

Advertised Salary:

Negotiable
ANNUAL (12 months)

Degree and area of specialization:

PhD, MD, or MD/PhD in genetics and related fields required.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Years of experience will be commensurate with the rank sought. All candidates must have proven success in leading and conducting research and teaching appropriate to their stage of career. Associate/Full Professor candidates must possess experience and scholarly credentials for appointment with tenure at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison).

A key consideration is the ability to and interest in working in a collaborative interdisciplinary environment.

License or Certificate:

Position Summary:

The Waisman Center ( www.waisman.wisc.edu ) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is an interdisciplinary research center internationally recognized for its pioneering contributions to the understanding of intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). The center supports interdisciplinary research of 60 faculty from 24 academic departments across 8 schools/colleges spanning biochemical, molecular, cell biological, animal model, human and animal brain imaging, and human cognitive and behavioral analyses. It also hosts an array of clinics specialized in various IDD conditions with > 2,800 unique patients per year. The Waisman Center is home to an Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (IDDRC), a University Center for Excellence in Development Disabilities (UCEDD), and a Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities and Related Disorders (LEND) programs, all federally-designated.

As a part of a campus-wide cluster hiring initiative ( https://facstaff.provost.wisc.edu/cluster-hiring-initiative ), the Waisman Center seeks to hire three new tenure-track faculty members with appointment in the relevant home department, with expertise and interests in functional genetics/genomics of IDD cross the lifespan. One of the three positions is a human geneticist with a focus on disease gene/risk allele discovery and gene-environment interaction. Expertise in developing and using innovative tools to generate and/or integrate multiple types of genotype and phenotype data is preferred. Physician-scientists with clinical expertise in IDD are strongly encouraged to apply, and will receive protected time to devote to their research program.

UW-Madison is a world class academic institution with an international reputation for basic, applied, and interdisciplinary research. UW-Madison regularly ranks in the top 10 among U.S. public universities, and regularly surpasses $1 billion in annual research expenditures. Madison provides a vibrant, culturally rich environment highly ranked in national surveys for quality of life. UW-Madison is committed to building diversity and especially encourages applications from female and underrepresented minorities, and is committed to the professional development and success of such individuals throughout their careers.

Additional Information:

UW-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.

The start date will be determined at the time of an offer, but will not be prior to July 1, 2021.

Contact:

Qiang Chang
qchang@waisman.wisc.edu
608-262-9416
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to Applicants:

Interested individuals should use the online UW Job application system to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV), and statements of research (3-page) and teaching interests (1-page), along with contact information of three references we will contact to request confidential letters of recommendation. To ensure full consideration, please apply by November 12, 2020. The position will remain open and applicants may be considered until the position is filled.

Applications must be received through our online UW Job Application system, applications submitted outside of this system will not be considered.

Additional Link: Full Position Details The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Applications Open: Jul 6 2018 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close:

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