Medicine – Associate or Full Professor WOT (AA19623)


Position Overview


Organization: School of Medicine, Medicine

Title : Associate Professor, Professor

Search Number : AA19623


Position Details


Associate Director for Research: Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) — The Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System (VAPSHCS) and the University of Washington (UW) are jointly recruiting for a full-time faculty position in academic geriatrics or gerontology to assume the position of Associate Director for Research in the Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) at the VAPSHCS. The position is supported by a VA full-time salary and the incumbent will also receive a full-time faculty appointment at the University of Washington at a rank of Associate (0112) or Full Professor (0111) in the Research Track (0141, 0142) (Ph.D.) or Regular Track Physician Scientist pathway (MD), commensurate with qualifications. These are non-tenured, 12-month, multi-year appointments.
Requirements include an MD, PhD or MD/PhD (or foreign equivalent), and completion of an accredited residency program and if applicable, board certification in a subspecialty (or foreign equivalent), or completion of postdoctoral research training. Any U.S. citizen may apply. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Applicants should possess a well-established academic track record, including experience with teaching and/or clinical programs in geriatrics or gerontology, and well-funded and expanding research program as Principal Investigator.
The VAPSHCS GRECC is an interdisciplinary center of excellence with strong research, education, and clinical programs in neurodegenerative diseases, endocrinology, prostate cancer and other aging-related areas, but qualified individuals with other aging-related areas of research are also encouraged to apply. Major responsibilities for this directorship include: 1) development of initiatives to facilitate the research programs of current and future independent MD, PhD or MD/PhD GRECC investigators; 2) continuing and expanding one’s own funded, aging-related research program; 3) fostering the scientific development of GRECC junior faculty and trainees; 4) promoting collaborative research both locally and nationally; and 5) promoting the interests of the GRECC locally and nationally.
Interested individuals should send their CV and cover letter to Alvin M. Matsumoto, MD, Professor and Chair of Search Committee, 1660 S. Columbian Way (S-182-GRECC), Seattle, WA 98108, at alvin.matsumoto@va.gov. The VAPSHCS and University of Washington 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. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, clinical care and service.
Position will remain open until it is filled.

Application Instructions

Interested individuals should send their CV and cover letter to Alvin M. Matsumoto, MD, Professor and Chair of Search Committee, 1660 S. Columbian Way (S-182-GRECC), Seattle, WA 98108, at alvin.matsumoto@va.gov.

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, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.