ANNUAL (12 months)
Employees in this position can expect to receive benefits such as
generous vacation, holidays, and paid time off; competitive
insurances and savings accounts; retirement benefits. Benefits
information can be found at (https://hr.wisc.edu/benefits/)
The Department of Human Oncology at the University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health is seeking applicants for the
Bentson Fellowship (translational laboratory research training) in
Radiation Oncology to commence in the Summer of 2023.
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
The fellowship will emphasize Radiation Oncology translational
research at the level of 80-90% commitment. In addition, Bentson
fellows will have the opportunity to pursue effort focused on
clinical activities including clinical and procedural practice and
the design and execution of clinical trials that relate to
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
Bentson Fellows will be appointed as Clinical Instructors (or
Researchers) in the Department of Human Oncology within the UW
School of Medicine and Public Health.
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.
Provides technical expertise to
fundamental and/or applied scientific research under the direction
of senior research personnel or faculty.
- 40% Collects and analyzes basic research data, conducts
experiments and interviews, and documents results according to
established policies and procedures
- 5% Conducts literature reviews, prepares reports and materials,
and disseminates information to appropriate entities and assists
- 10% Trains individuals and groups on equipment operations,
research protocols, and techniques within a specialized laboratory
or research area
- 20% Assists with the development of research methodologies and
- 25% Assists in developing grant applications and proposals to
secure research funding
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
- Performance of cancer research studies in the laboratory
- Development of new laboratory assays, model systems, and
techniques for cancer research.
- Design and write clinical treatment protocols, IRB
applications, investigator-initiated trial proposals (IITs), and/or
FDA Investigational New Drug (IND) applications.
- Evaluation and design of treatment strategies for cancer
- Clinical data evaluation and analysis of results from cancer
- Participation in Multidisciplinary Tumor Boards and Oncology
- Participation in cancer research seminar series and lab
- Formal coursework in Research Ethics,
Biostatistics/Bioinformatics, Leadership, Lab Management, Clinical
Trial and Research Design.
- Participation in Scientific Writing and Grant Writing
- Design and writing of grant applications for cancer research
funding including NIH K awards and other early career transition
- Participation in teaching of undergraduate, medical, or
graduate students and/or participation in workshops to improve
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
Candidates must have completed their Ph.D.
No additional work experience needed.
Full Time: 100%
It is anticipated this position requires work be performed
in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Terminal, 24 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an
ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding
Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information
regarding the applicant must be released upon request. Finalists
cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.
This vacancy is being announced simultaneously with Position
Vacancy (Job #) 265895; please note that only one vacancy exists.
Having two position vacancy listings allows the School of Medicine
and Public Health to consider candidates with MD, PhD, or a
combined MD/PhD degree.
How to Apply:
To apply for this position, please click on the "" button. You will
be asked to upload a resume, cover letter, and list of three
professional/supervisor references as a part of the application
process. References will not be contacted without prior notice.
Please ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet
the minimum/preferred qualifications for the position.
The deadline for assuring full consideration is September 30, 2022;
however, the position will remain open and applications may be
considered until the position is filled.
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE
A53-MEDICAL SCHOOL/HUMAN ONCOLOGY/HUMAN ONCO
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and
Affirmative Action Employer.
Qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to, including but not
limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as
a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal
regulations and UW System policies. 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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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
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