Biomedical Imaging Investigator

The Organization

As an independent research organization, the Morgridge Institute for Research explores uncharted scientific territory to discover tomorrow’s cures. In affiliation with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, we support researchers who take a fearless approach to advancing human health in emerging fields such as regenerative biology, metabolism, virology and biomedical imaging. Through public programming, we work to inspire scientific curiosity in everyday life.

The Opportunity

The Morgridge Institute for Research, part of the dynamic research community at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, seeks an accomplished, independent investigator (assistant, associate, or full professor equivalent) to contribute to a campus-wide biomedical imaging research initiative. We are particularly interested in attracting an energetic and talented researcher with a proven track record in innovation and collaboration who develops and applies state of the art biomedical imaging methods. The successful candidate will join the Morgridge Biomedical Imaging Program, which is part of a thriving campus-wide network of imaging researchers.

This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual with a history of high-quality research related to biomedical imaging. We seek someone who is enthusiastic about mentoring young scientists and engaging the public about the importance of research. We encourage applications from curiosity driven 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.

In order to insure the safety of our workplace, proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required unless an exemption is granted for medical, disability or religious reasons.

To Apply:

Applications should be submitted by February 15, 2022 to and include the following materials:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Concise description of research vision and future research plans (including an explanation of why this opportunity is attractive to you)
  • Teaching statement
  • Mentoring statement
  • Diversity statement
  • Contact details for at least three referees who know you and your work well.