Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine – Research Assistant Professor (AA23724)

Position Overview

Organization: School of Medicine, Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

Title : Research Assistant Professor

Search Number : AA23724

Position Details

The University of Washington Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine has a faculty position available at the rank of Research Assistant Professor. This position is without tenure and is full-time with a 12-month service period. The Research Assistant Professor position initially has a three-year term and is renewable for a second three-year term.  The primary duties of the position include management of the Northwest Metabolomics Research Center, development of new and advanced mass spectrometry based metabolomics assays for use within the Center, and development of an independent research program related to the broad area of metabolomics. Additional duties include assistance and support of various on-going research projects that involve understanding human disease mechanisms through a metabolomics based systems biology approach, developing novel diagnostics by discovering metabolite biomarkers and advanced metabolomics methods development.  Specifically, this position will focus on investigations of a variety of diseases that involved altered metabolism, including cancer, heart disease, and other diseases, as well as the study of mitochondrial function and cell metabolism using mass spectrometry.  The successful candidate is expected to play an important role in keeping the Northwest Metabolomics Research Center at the forefront of metabolomics research and technology. The faculty member is also expected, over time, to develop a focused and funded research program related to the field of metabolomics.  Requirements: Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry, bioengineering, physics or related field, plus demonstrated experience with mass spectrometry and some knowledge of statistical analysis.  Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The university of Washington Faculty engage in research, teaching, and service. The University of Washington is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Application Instructions

Send curriculum vitae and letter of inquiry to:  Daniel Raftery, PhD, Professor of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, University of Washington, 850 Republican St., Box 358057, Seattle, WA 98109 or via email at

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.