The Department of Pediatrics, at the University of Washington School of Medicine and the Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research in the Seattle Children's Research Institute are recruiting a full time Associate Professor without tenure, for reasons of funding, or Full Professor, without tenure, for reasons of funding, commensurate with experience and qualifications and on the faculty-scientist track. This is a 12-month service period position with an anticipated start date of Winter/Spring 2020.
The successful applicant will be a laboratory investigator based at Seattle Children's Research Institute within the Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research. The candidate will lead an innovative research program investigating pediatric solid tumor initiation, biology, and/or treatment. The candidate will work collaboratively with other research center members and the Division of Hematology/Oncology at Seattle Children's Hospital.
All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.
Position requires MD, PhD, or DO in a relevant field (or foreign equivalent). An MD/PhD is also acceptable.
The successful candidate must have a record of research excellence and productivity and must demonstrate a strong track record of sustained external funding.
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.
Interested applicants should upload a curriculum vitae and cover letter through Interfolio.
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
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