The Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington is recruiting for a Health Disparities Research position for a full-time Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor without tenure due to funding (0113, 0112 or 0111) on the physician/scientist pathway. This is a 12-month, multi-year appointment. AID’s mission is to improve human health from infectious diseases with novel, high impact work that integrates clinical epidemiology, clinical trials, pathogenesis, and implementation science research. UW AID has identified health disparities as a major roadblock to successful implementation of scientific and biomedical advances in infectious diseases research. We seek to recruit an emerging or established leader in the field of health disparities within the field of infectious diseases with a clinical epidemiology or laboratory based research program with current or promising trajectory for future independent grant funding. The scope of health disparities research targeted for this position is broad. Some examples include research programs that seek to understand why health disparities exist in different populations, how to increase engagement in care among under-represented groups, and how to address the health needs of immigrants. We encourage applicants with research on infectious diseases that disproportionately affect under-represented minorities.The qualified candidate will hold an MD and/or PhD degree (or foreign equivalent). Applicants should have an established record of publication related to health disparities research. MD applicants should be board certified or board eligible in infectious diseases (or foreign equivalent) and would perform inpatient consults and serve as an attending physician in relevant outpatient clinics. In these clinics he/she would supervise and teach Infectious Disease fellows as well as other residents, fellows and medical students rotating in these clinics. 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.
This position will remain open until filled.
Interested parties should email their CV and letter of interest to Dr. Thomas Hawn, c/o Carmen Davis, 750 Republican St., UW Box 358061, Seattle WA 98109 or email to email@example.com.
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.