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Director for the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center

University of Wisconsin-Madison Office of Vice Chancellor for Research
Madison, Wisconsin
Commensurate with qualifications
Closing date
28 Nov 2023

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Director for the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center

The University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks a Director for the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center (WNPRC).  The mission of the WNPRC is to increase our understanding of basic primate biology and to improve human and animal health and quality of life through research. The WNPRC is one of a network of eight unique national facilities for nonhuman primate research funded through the Office of the Director (OD) and the Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Key areas of research supported by the Center include, but are not limited to, Infectious Disease, Neuroscience, Reproductive and Regenerative Medicine, and Energy Metabolism and Chronic Disease. The Director will provide dynamic scientific leadership and administrative oversight of the Center's ongoing scientific programs and diverse research resources for the UW-Madison and the national scientific community.  


Ph.D. or other advanced degree in the biomedical sciences field is required. Candidate must be eligible for tenure at the University of Wisconsin-Madison at the full professor level. The Director will have a concurrent faculty appointment in an appropriate academic department. Please see full position listing and application instructions at: or contact Kelly Marks at

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