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Carbone Cancer Center Accepting Applications for Director

The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of the UW Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC).


The Center has approximately 250 full and part-time faculty members, as well as a robust panel of senior scientists and staff. They provide outstanding clinical service, as well as nationally renowned research and educational programs.


UW-Madison has a long and rich history as an international leader in basic, translational and clinical cancer research reflected in its history of two NCI-designated and -funded cancer research centers. The UW Carbone Cancer Center has received continuous NCI funding since 1973 when it was one of the first six NCI comprehensive cancer centers and consolidated with McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research (NCI funded since 1946) in 2001.


The UW Carbone Cancer Center has approximately 250 faculty members who generate more than $80 million cancer-related peer-reviewed funding annually.


The UW Carbone Cancer Center offers a complete and comprehensive array of clinical services at thirteen sites, including seven outside of Madison. The Center provides education and training programs at multiple levels, including medical student, graduate student, resident, and post-doctoral fellowship.


We seek a recognized leader with an outstanding academic background in cancer research, strong clinical and research credentials, demonstrated commitment to education, experience in mentoring junior faculty, and proven leadership and management skills.


The Director will provide professional and administrative leadership of the highest quality to this distinguished center in its teaching, research, and clinical missions, and would be responsible for leadership in submitting the renewal of cancer center core grant in 2017.


The successful candidate will have a compelling vision for the future of cancer research in a leading academic medical center. Candidates must have an MD or PhD or MD/PhD degree or equivalent, evidence of sustained high-level leadership experience in an academic setting, a history of established peer-reviewed cancer research funding, and accomplishments as a clinical, basic, or translational, or population health scholar and teacher, that meet the standards for a tenured faculty appointment at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


How to Apply


Send a letter of application or nomination, with curriculum vitae, to Carol Diamond, MD and Richard Page, MD, Co-Chairs of the UW Carbone Cancer Center Director Search Committee, Faculty HR, 4150 HSLC, 750 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI, 53705-2111,


Applications from minorities and women are encouraged. To receive full consideration, applications should arrive by April 1, 2014.


Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. Wisconsin Caregiver Law applies. The University of Wisconsin is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

Date Published: 12/19/2013

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