Office of Research & Development

WOC Position Announcements

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Location: William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, WI

Description: Research Scholar

Specific duties include (but are not limited to):

(i) Assisting in the execution of ongoing projects performing experiments in accordance with the goals of the Metabolism of Aging Program, compiling and analyzing experimental results, preparing illustrations and data elements and contributing text and background research for manuscripts, and assisting with publication in scholarly journals.

(ii) Providing mentoring to graduate/undergraduate students and instruction in laboratory techniques.

(iii) Working both individually and collaboratively with principal investigator, collaborators, and other lab members to pursue shared and independent funding opportunities.

Contact information: Judy Aughey,


Location: William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, WI

Description: Board certified veterinary oncologist


Board-certified veterinary oncologist with demonstrated expertise in the following:

  • Experience with intratumoral delivery of biological treatments for animals with metastatic cancers
  • Experience with systemic immunotherapy treatment
  • Experience with obtaining biopsies
  • Experience with regulatory considerations on oncology trials

Contact information: Judy Aughey,

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