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Physician Scientist - Cancer Radiation Biologist

Employer
University of Wisconsin Madison
Location
Madison, Wisconsin, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Oct 28, 2021

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Genetics
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Fellowship
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The Department of Human Oncology (DHO) at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is seeking a physician-scientist and cancer research specialists at the Assistant, Associate or Professor level to establish laboratory research programs in cancer biology and/or radiation biology.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Principal Duties:

The Department of Human Oncology (DHO) at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is seeking a physician-scientist and cancer research specialist at the Assistant, Associate, or Professor level to establish laboratory research programs in cancer biology and/or radiation biology. The desired candidate will hold a MD degree or dual MD/PhD degrees and have research interests broadly related to the biology of cancer. Oncology focus areas may include radiation biology, cell signaling, genetics, DNA damage and repair, angiogenesis, cancer therapeutics, cellular and molecular response to cancer therapy, stem cell biology, molecular prognostic markers, cell cycle control, stress response, tumor immunology, and others. In addition to research and teaching activities, this candidate will also participate in graduate student, resident, and postdoctoral training. Clinical practice will be in radiation oncology with 1-2 days per week devoted to clinical duties.

The Department of Human Oncology is an interdisciplinary department of the School of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Wisconsin, with missions of teaching, research and radiation oncology-related practice directed toward the detection, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of human malignant diseases. The DHO is a "bridging" department that fosters excellence in basic, translational and clinical research, housing basic scientists, physicians, physician-scientists and physicists. DHO faculty members are also members of the University of Wisconsin Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center.

The successful candidate will also participate in professional, public, and university service. The successful candidate will teach medical students, residents, and fellows. The successful applicant will participate in administrative and committee work to support the clinical and scholarly missions of UW Health and the School of Medicine and Public Health. An essential part of these duties will be working in a collegial relationship with other faculty members.

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:

MD or MD/PhD degree and completion of residency training in Radiation Oncology and Board certification (or expected within 2 years of hiring). Post-residency clinical experience valuable but not mandatory. Must have research interests broadly related to the biology of cancer.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Preferred experience in Oncology focus areas may include radiation biology, cell signaling, genetics, DNA damage and repair, angiogenesis, cancer therapeutics, cellular and molecular response to cancer therapy, stem cell biology, molecular prognostic markers, cell cycle control, stress response, tumor immunology, and others.

Academic credentials and experience for appointment at the selected rank of a tenure track School of Medicine and Public Health track focusing primarily on excellence in research, teaching and patient care. Appointment at the rank of associate or full professor rank requires meeting criteria for appointment level as defined in School of Medicine and Public Health guidelines for promotion or appointment to associate professor or professor on the Tenure track.

License or Certificate:

Applicants must have or be able to obtain medical licensure in Wisconsin without restriction.

Additional Information:

The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment.

Department(s):

A533300-MEDICAL SCHOOL/HUMAN ONCOLOGY/HUMAN ONCO

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Anticipated Begin Date:

JULY 01, 2022

Salary:

Negotiable

ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Your application must be received through the Jobs at UW portal to be considered as a candidate. To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to upload a CV, personal statement/cover letter, and list of three references.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is November 30, 2021, however positions will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.
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