Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 04, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 228344-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The Scientist will participate in the development and writing of investigator-initiated clinical cancer immunotherapy trials and be the primary individual responsible for submission of these protocols (and their reports/renewals and related correspondence) to regulatory agencies (such as the US FDA). In addition, the Scientist will oversee the performance and analyses of ancillary biological studies to achieve the scientific aims of those clinical trials, analyze collected lab and clinical data and be a co-investigator/co-author for publications related to these clinical trials. The overall aim of the clinical immunotherapy research initiatives in the Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, and Bone Marrow Transplant (The Division) is to improve outcomes for children with cancer and non-malignant hematologic diseases.

The 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.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

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:

- Doctoral degree (PhD, MD or DO) in biological or health science field; preferred expertise in immunology and/or cancer research
- Preferred: Additional graduate degree (masters or PhD) in Clinical Investigation or equivalent program

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- 2 years of post-doctoral laboratory and/or clinical trials experience is required
- 1 year of experience writing and maintaining clinical protocols and documents (such as INDs/IDEs for the FDA) or Regulatory Affairs Certificate (RAC) from (or equivalent certification or experience) is required
- 1 year of clinical trial protocol writing experience OR graduate degree in Clinical Investigation or ACRP Certification (CCRA, CCRC, CPI, ACRP-CP or ACRP-MDP) is required
- Preferred: Experience in manuscript preparation, submission and presenting results at scientific meetings
- Preferred: Experience with laboratory analyses of biological specimens via cell culture, flow cytometry, ELISA, in vitro cell function assays or equivalent

Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant work experience. A minimum of 7 years' experience is required for appointment at the senior level.

Additional Information:

Please note: Candidates will be selected for interview, and then selected interviewed candidates will be asked to provide answers to specific questions pertaining to this position in writing.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 80% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $43,362 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please click on the "" button in the Jobs at UW website: . You will be asked to upload a complete CV and cover letter as a part of the application process. Please ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications for the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process.


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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

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.

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The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: .

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).

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Applications Open: Nov 4 2020 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Nov 25 2020 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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