University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 28, 2022

ANNUAL (12 months)

Job Summary:

The Wisconsin Blood Cancer Research Institute (WBCRI), in collaboration with UW Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC) and several departments at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (School of Medicine and Public Health), is recruiting a full-time, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a cutting-edge, extramurally-funded, independent (and collaborative) research program focusing on normal or malignant hematopoiesis and related areas of relevance to blood cancer or bone marrow failure pathologies. This opportunity will allow the scientist or physician-scientist to develop a major research program on basic and translational science in these areas. The highly supportive, collaborative and collegial scholarly environment resides in state-of-the-art facilities. The successful candidate will be a member of WBCRI and UWCCC, an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center, which provides outstanding collaborative opportunities and exceptional core facilities, including flow cytometry, informatics, metabolomics, circulating biomarker, genome editing/animal models, pathology and small animal imaging among others. Research programs utilize genetic mouse models, human pluripotent cells, primary human samples and a wide spectrum of systems to address problems on normal and malignant hematopoiesis, including regulatory networks controlling stem and progenitor cells, bone marrow microenvironment, cell therapeutics and mechanisms underlying myeloid leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma and bone marrow failure syndromes. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to: innovative models to understand hematopoiesis, genome/epigenome biology, hematology-immunology interface, single-cell biology and multi-omics. The successful candidate will be a trainer in multiple graduate programs in the biomedical sciences, which provide outstanding opportunities to recruit outstanding graduate students. We offer competitive start-up packages, including substantial salary support and a dedication to facilitate career development.

Tenure home will be determined at the time of hire based on the selected candidate's qualifications and interests.

SMPH is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged.


The successful candidate will be expected to (1) develop an internationally-recognized research program studying cancer; (2) attract and maintain extramural funding; (3) mentor students, postdoctoral fellows and/or medical fellows; (4) teach; (5) participate in faculty governance activities in the tenure home department, the school and/or University; and (6) participate in professional and/or university service. Actively participate and collaborate with faculty in the Wisconsin Blood Cancer Research Institute, the Department of Oncology (McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research) and other relevant departments.

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


Terminal Degree
PhD degree in Cancer Biology, Hematology, Genetics/Genomics, Cellular, Molecular and Developmental Biology, Biochemistry, Pathology, or related field required.


At least 3 years of postdoctoral experience is required. Candidates with high-impact discoveries and a history of important research publications is highly desired.

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: . Please visit for the most up-to-date information.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

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Anticipated Begin Date:

JANUARY 01, 2023

Additional Information:

This position has been identified as a position of trust with access to vulnerable populations. The selected candidate will be required to pass an initial Caregiver Check to be eligible for employment under the Wisconsin Caregiver Law and then every four years.

How to Apply:

Interested individuals should use the online UW Job application system to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV), statement of research (2-3 pages), statement of teaching philosophy (1/2-page), along with contact information of three references we will contact to request confidential letters of recommendation.

To ensure full consideration, please apply by September 30th, 2022. The position will remain open and applicants may be considered until the position is filled. Applications must be received through our online UW Jobs Application system, applications submitted outside of this system will not be considered.


Emery Bresnick
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. )

Official Title:

Associate Professor(FA030) or Assistant Professor(FA040)



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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).

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Applications Open: Jul 28 2022 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close:

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