The Department of Urology at the University of Washington is seeking a urologist with training in urological oncology to join an established and high volume urological cancer program at UW Medicine and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA). The position is a full-time, 12-months per year, academic position at the Assistant Professor level without tenure (WOT), due to funding. The anticipated start date for the position is July 1, 2020.
The Department of Urology has an established and high volume urologic practice, a large clinical population from the state of Washington and four neighboring states, active research programs, and an extremely strong academic urology faculty. Candidates should be capable of developing and growing a urologic cancer practice, including some aspects of general urology. The candidate will perform open and robotic-assisted surgery and collaborate with other surgeons and medical/radiation oncologists within and across UW Medicine and its affiliated entities.
The University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. Duties of the position include demonstration of clinical excellence in the management of urologic oncology conditions. Thus, the candidate must demonstrate clinical excellence and a commitment to teach residents, fellows and students; interested applicants may propose a research program. The University of Washington, a recipient of the 2006 Alfred P. Sloan award for Faculty Career Flexibility, is committed to supporting the work-life balance of its faculty.Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and responsibilities. The position is open until filled.
The candidate must have a MD (or foreign equivalent) and be a board-certified or board qualified urologist with sub-specialty training in urologic oncology (or foreign equivalent) as demonstrated by the completion of a two year urologic oncology fellowship. Further the candidate must have a wide experience in general urology and possess the required credentials to gain privileges for minimally invasive (robotic-assisted) surgery at applicable UW Medicine sites.
All candidates must be eligible for and able to maintain a Washington State medical license. In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-U.S.) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
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