Assistant / Associate Professor of Neurobiology
University of Wisconsin Madison, Department of Integrative Biology
United States

ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF NEUROBIOLOGY


Job no: 100600-FA


Work type: Faculty-Full Time


Department:L&S/INTEGRATIVE BIOLOGY


Location: Madison


Categories: Instructional, Research, Scientific

 

Position Summary:


We seek a candidate to develop an internationally recognized research program focused on neurobiology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. We are eager to attract candidates who study neuroscience at the molecular, cellular, circuitry or behavioral levels. This position is a full-time position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to start August 2020. Applications at the full professor level may be considered in exceptional cases. We welcome applications from candidates using a range of experimental systems, including non-mammalian, invertebrate or cell culture. Our goal is to hire an outstanding individual with broad research interests, promise for intellectual growth, and an ability to interact with an interdisciplinary and collaborative intellectual community. Candidates who can contribute to our goal to increase diversity are encouraged to identify their strengths and experience in this area. The successful candidate will join a world-class academic institution that encourages, values, and supports interdisciplinary basic and clinical research, and attracts scholars and students from around the world.

 

The position is based in the Department of Integrative Biology, which has 19 regular faculty members and 62 graduate students, drawn from multiple interdepartmental graduate programs on campus. The department brings together faculty and research programs that span a wide range of interests, including behavioral neuroscience, developmental and cellular neuroscience, cell biology, developmental biology, animal behavior, ecology and evolution. It offers a stimulating research environment as well as opportunities for collaborative research in other departments. Located at the nexus of four beautiful lakes, Madison, the state capital, consistently ranks among the top American cities for its quality of life.

 

Principal Duties:
Successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the teaching, research, and service missions of the Department of Integrative Biology. Teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels is required, as is mentoring the research of undergraduate and graduate students. Candidate will be expected to engage in scholarly research in areas of specialization leading to scholarly publications at the national and international levels. Candidate will be required to perform university and professional service as appropriate.

 

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:
PhD in Neurobiology or related field required prior to start of appointment

 

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
Post-doctoral experience in neurobiology or related field required. Applicants must demonstrate excellence and productivity in scholarly research, as well as a commitment to teaching.

 

Appointment at a tenured level requires experience and scholarly credentials commensurate with tenure at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

 

Additional Information:
Additional information regarding the Department of Integrative Biology is available at http://integrativebiology.wisc.edu

 

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking a diverse set of faculty candidates who will deepen our campus' research strength, as well as faculty candidates who will approach their work in a manner that advances our commitment to research excellence. Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation. UW-Madison aims to fulfill its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background. Candidates from under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

 

Department(s):
A489700-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/INTEGRATIVE BIOLOGY

 

Work Type:
Full Time: 100%

 

Appointment Type, Duration:
Ongoing/Renewable

 

Anticipated Begin Date:
AUGUST 17, 2020

 

Salary:
Negotiable
ACADEMIC (9 months)

 

Instructions to Applicants:
Interested candidates can find the position announcement at https://jobs.wisc.edu (PVL100600), click on "Apply Now" and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 3 sample publications (upload these as 1 document), research and teaching statements (upload as 1 doc; max 2 pages each), and full contact information for three references (upload 1 document). To ensure consideration, applications must be received by November 1, 2019; however, position will remain open until filled.

 

Contact:
Seth Blair
ssblair@wisc.edu
608-262-1345
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:
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(C40NN) or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR(C30NN) or PROFESSOR(C20NN)

 

Employment Class:
Faculty

 

Job Number:
100600-FA

 

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: https://oed.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

 

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: Sep 19 2019 Central Daylight Time


Applications Close:


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