ACADEMIC (9 months)
Salary and a start-up package will be commensurate with the rank
and experience of the successful candidate.
The Department of Biochemistry ( https://biochem.wisc.edu/
) at the
University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for a new
faculty position to build on its strength in biochemical research.
This position is central to our multi-year hiring plan in the broad
topic areas of in vivo biochemistry, imaging, and complex
biosystems. The successful applicant will be expected to create an
ambitious, internationally recognized, well-funded research
programs while furthering diversity, equity, and inclusion in the
The Department provides outstanding support and a stimulating
research environment within the highly collaborative research
community at UW-Madison. The successful applicant will join a
dynamic faculty with broad interests in the biochemical sciences,
including but not limited to nucleic acids, systems and synthetic
biology, and chemical biology. The scientific environment at
UW-Madison is enhanced by state-of-the-art facilities for
high-throughput sequencing, computation, microscopy, cryo-EM, NMR,
mass spectrometry, crystallography, animal care, and small-molecule
The position is an academic (9-month) tenure-track (junior) or
tenured (mid-career or senior) faculty position. It carries a
commitment to the three important functions of instruction,
research, and outreach, as well as professional and university
service as appropriate to faculty rank.
Principle duties to include:
1) Build an ambitious and independent, imaginative research program
that complements the Department's strengths in cutting-edge
2) Interact effectively with colleagues within the department and
3) Teach in the UW-Biochemistry undergraduate and graduate
curriculum. Provide support for education within graduate
4) Contribute to programs aimed at increasing diversity, equity,
and inclusion within the department and university. Promote an
inclusive and diverse climate within our campus and associated
5) Contribute to faculty governance and participate in outreach
through university and professional service.
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
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
Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in Biochemistry or related
We are searching for exceptional, collaborative scientists
performing research at the emerging frontiers of biochemistry. This
faculty position is a tenure-track (junior) or tenured (mid-career
or senior) position.
We seek faculty who actively engage in promotion of diversity,
equity, and inclusion; innovative teaching; cutting-edge research;
and service. Candidates who can contribute to these goals are
encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in these
areas. Candidates for a tenured position must possess a sustained
record of professional achievement as indicated by outstanding
research and publications, teaching, and other activities.
Viable candidates will demonstrate a record of or potential for 1)
individual and collaborative extramural grantsmanship with
publications in impactful journals; 2) teaching and educational
support; and 3) contribution to outreach, extension and service
functions of the Department, College, University and professional
We encourage applicants of any rank. At the rank of Associate
Professor or Professor, the candidate's qualifications must be
sufficient to meet the requirements for tenure in the Department of
Biochemistry, in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, at
the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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: https://policy.wisc.edu/library/UW-5086
. Please visit https://covidresponse.wisc.edu
for the most up-to-date information.
Full Time: 100%
It is anticipated this position requires work be performed
in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Anticipated Begin Date:
AUGUST 21, 2023
UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified
individuals to apply.
A criminal background check will be conducted prior to
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 UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is
committed to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces
diversity, inclusion and equity, believing that these values are
foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components
of a positive and enriching learning and working environment for
all students, faculty and staff.
How to Apply:
Apply online at "Jobs at UW" ( http://jobs.wisc.edu ) under job number
263385. Applications must be received through UW-Madison's online
application system. Applications submitted outside of this system
will not be considered.
Click the "" button to start the application process.
Applicants should upload the following information as a single pdf
1) a cover letter addressed to search chair, Dr. Aaron Hoskins,
detailing your interest in and relevant experience for this
2) a current curriculum vitae (CV);
3) a diversity statement describing your past contributions and
experiences with diversity in your prior work and your potential to
support our commitment to diversity (1 page);
4) a research statement describing your research experience and
interests with a description of current and planned research (3-5
5) a teaching statement describing your teaching beliefs and
practices (1 page);
In addition, contact information for three references will be
requested at the time of application and references will be
contacted to submit a letter of recommendation.
We advise that applicants notify potential letter-writers in
advance that letters will be required to the department by November
1, 2022, if the candidate is advanced to the next round of
The deadline for assuring full consideration is October 15, 2022,
however, the position will remain open, and applications may be
considered until the position is filled.
Applicants can find relevant information about the Department of
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
Professor(FA020) or Associate Professor(FA030) or Assistant
A073000-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/BIOCHEMISTRY
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
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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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
Applications Open: Aug 11 2022 Central Daylight Time