The University of Washington School of Medicine seeks a Professor with tenure, and Chair for the Department of Biological Structure. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D., MD, or foreign equivalent, and have demonstrated outstanding leadership skills in research, teaching, and administration. The position is full-time (100% FTE).
The Department of Biological Structure at the University of Washington School of Medicine is recognized as one of the nation’s pre-eminent departments with areas of focus including neuroscience, developmental biology, and crystallography. Its interdisciplinary faculty contribute remarkably to the impressive breadth and depth of research and teaching at the University of Washington. Indeed, faculty in the Department of Biological Structure have extensive collaborations with the UW Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, the Eye Institute, Molecular Engineering & Sciences Institute, the Washington National Primate Research Center, and the University of Washington Institute for Neuroengineering. The Department has a strong tradition in teaching Anatomy and Histology to the School of Medicine, and an enviable track record in training graduate students and post-doctoral fellows.
This position will remain open until filled. Nominations and applications submitted by March 1, 2016 will be given priority.
Please submit applications/nominations to:
Department of Biological Structure Search Committee Chair
Russell N. Van Gelder, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Ophthalmology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195
c/o Ms. Michele D’Alessandor
University of Washington Faculty engage in Teaching, Research and Service.
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 is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities and individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.