The Morgridge Institute for Research, part of the dynamic research community at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, seeks an accomplished investigator to spearhead a   campus-wide Metabolism research initiative. We are particularly interested in attracting an energetic and talented researcher with an innovative and collaborative research team addressing key questions in fundamental metabolic processes. The successful candidate will lead the Morgridge metabolism program, which has nucleated a thriving campus-wide network of metabolism researchers, and will have the opportunity to recruit both wet lab and computational scientists to our active interdisciplinary research community.

This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual with a proven track record of high-quality research related to metabolism. We seek someone who is enthusiastic about mentoring young scientists and engaging the public about the importance of research. We also encourage applications from individuals who are committed to strengthening a collaborative environment that advances the Institute’s mission and to building a more equitable and diverse scholarly environment.  The successful candidate will also be appointed to a tenure-track or tenured position in an appropriate University of Wisconsin-Madison department, and receive an attractive salary and benefits package plus generous start-up support. 

The Morgridge Institute for Research is a private, nonprofit basic science research institute affiliated with the University of Wisconsin-Madison. We serve as a collaborative hub for investigators across UW-Madison to work together on fundamental biomedical questions, and as such offer an extraordinary interdisciplinary work environment. For more information, please visit

To Apply:

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a concise description of research vision, future research plans (including an explanation of why this opportunity is attractive to you), a statement about your commitment to teaching, mentoring and diversity, and contact details for at least three referees who know you and your work well. Applications should be submitted by December 1, 2020 to

The Morgridge Institute for Research is an equal-opportunity employer.

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