Hematology – Assistant Professor WOT (AA12864)


Position Overview


Organization: School of Medicine, Medicine

Title : Assistant Professor without Tenure

Search Number : AA12864


Position Details


Faculty Position – Adult Global Hematologist / Oncologist

The Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division (VIDD) of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Washington Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology seek exceptional applicants for a full-time faculty position as assistant member in the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division’s Global Oncology Program to develop a translational and clinical research portfolio in infection-related cancers of adults. This position carries a joint appointment (multi-year term, non-tenured) as assistant professor (0113) on the physician/scientist pathway in the Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine at the University of Washington. The major responsibility of this position is to work with a multi-disciplinary team of established investigators in the field of global oncology to develop a strong research agenda that will be implemented, in part, at the Uganda Cancer Institute/Hutchinson Center Cancer Alliance in Kampala, and also to expand the domestic clinical trials activities of the Division’s Global Oncology program in Seattle. A vital role for this position is to forge or expand collaborations with colleagues at the Hutchinson Center and the University of Washington, and with a global network of scientists. As such, candidates should have an aptitude to establish productive cross-disciplinary collaborations. Additional responsibilities include providing clinical hematology and oncology care at Harborview Medical Center, and participating in the teaching program of the Division of Hematology at the University of Washington.

Applicants must have an MD (or foreign equivalent), board certification in Internal Medicine, and board certification or eligibility in hematology and/or medical oncology (or foreign equivalent). Demonstrated experience in adult hematology / oncology and in translational patient-oriented research and clinical trials is required. Familiarity with the unique opportunities and challenges of clinical research in low and middle-income countries is essential. The selection criteria include excellence in scholarship, creativity in research, and demonstrated interest in infection-related cancers and clinical research in international settings.
In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-US) 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.

The University of Washington and FHCRC faculty engage in teaching, research and service.
Salary DOE + excellent benefits.
Interested candidates should submit a CV, a concise research plan statement, and the names and contact information for three (3) references to Dr. Corey Casper, viddfao@fhcrc.org.
Applications should be received by September 15, 2015 to assure consideration. Later applications may also be considered if the position is not yet filled.

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.

The University of Washington and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center are affirmative action, equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. We are dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. 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.