University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 96642

Please Note: A change was made to this position announcement on 02/25/19


Working Title:
Official Title:
Degree and area of specialization:
Ph.D in biochemistry or related field required.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
We are seeking an established Principal Investigator, but will consider applicants at the Assistant Professor level, with expertise in metabolism and flux analysis as it relates to human health. Candidates for associate or full professor rank must meet criteria for appointment at rank per UW School of Medicine and Public Health guidelines for appointment and promotion on the tenure track. We seek applicants with a track record of outstanding research accomplishments and exhibiting a strong commitment to mentoring and teaching in a highly collegial and collaborative academic environment.
Principal duties:
The successful candidate will be expected to (1) maintain an internationally-recognized research program studying metabolism, (2) attract and maintain extramural funding, (3) mentor students, and/or postdoctoral fellows, (4) teach a required one credit per year (either graduate or undergraduate), (5) participate in faculty governance activities in WID, the tenure home department, the school and/or University, and (6) participate in professional and/or university service.
  Additional Information
 The University of Wisconsin-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. We therefore seek candidates who embrace diversity in the broadest sense, and especially invite applications from minorities and women. We are an equal opportunity employer and a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.
A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

  Employee Class:
Full Time Salary Rate:Negotiable
ANNUAL (12 months)
Appointment percent:100%
Anticipated begin date:JULY 01, 2019
Number of Positions:1

Application must be received by: MARCH 15, 2019
All applications must be submitted via the Jobs at UW website: To apply, you will be asked to submit the following: (1) Cover Letter/Statement of Interest, including a 2-3 page Research Statement (2) Curriculum Vitae (3) Three professional reference contact information. We will contact the references to request confidential letters of recommendation.

The deadline for ensuring full consideration is March 15, 2019, however the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.
Questions about the position can be directed to:
Beth Misco
Phone: 608-316-4338
333 N Randall Ave   
Fax: N/A
3120c Wi Inst For Discovery   
Madison, WI 53715-1003   
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. )

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NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. In the case where there are fewer than five finalists, the names of the five most qualified candidates must be released upon request.  

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.