The University of Washington Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition, Department of Medicine is seeking an individual at the rank of Assistant (0113), Associate (0112) or Research Assistant (0143), Research Associate (0142) Professor rank, commensurate with qualifications, to serve as the Associate Director of the Northwest Lipid Metabolism and Diabetes Research Laboratories (NWLR). These are 12-month multi-year appointments. This large laboratory facility in addition to research activities, serves as a central laboratory and storage facility for a variety of NIH-funded, multicenter clinical trials as well as for investigator-initiated or industry-sponsored studies. The Associate Director will be responsible to work closely with the NWLR Director in the management of the laboratory including management of the personnel, establishment and review of laboratory practices, including strategic policy formulation, establishment of standard laboratory procedures, maintaining compliance with all relevant regulatory agencies and leading continuous laboratory quality improvement. Additionally, this individual is expected to participate in the scientific and organizational activities related to the clinical trials supported by the laboratory, to be a member of writing groups and to submit ancillary study proposals. Candidates must have either an MD, MD/PhD, or PhD degree (or foreign equivalent), are expected to have a record of research funding, substantial research productivity in lipid metabolism and or diabetes and experience in research, administration and teaching in an academic department. For MD candidates only: 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. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. 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.
Position will be open until filled.
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and detailed curriculum vitae to:
Jerry P. Palmer, M.D., Search Committee Chair
University of Washington
Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition
VA Puget Sound Health Care System (111)
1660 South Columbian Way
Seattle, WA 98108