Mission Statement

The mission of the UW-Scientist Network is to inform and to advocate for UW staff Scientists; to establish paths to enrich and advance their careers; and to recognize their contributions, both financial and intellectual, to institutional and research continuity at UW-Madison.

Accomplishments and Events


1. Provide information to Scientists

In 2016 we held a two part series presented by SMPH HR: “Questions about the role and responsibilities of a Scientist”

Presentation from SMPH Dean’s office on funding opportunities specifically for Scientists

Established UWSN as a Community of Practice for recognition within the UW-Madison system

2. Advocacy

Involved in supporting the approval of Research Professor title track at UW-Madison

Participation in post-doc career panel discussion

3. Networking

Bi-annual social gatherings for networking among members