The University of Washington Department of Medicine is recruiting for one (1) full-time faculty position at the Associate Professor, or Professor level in the Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Medicine. This position is offered with state tenure funding.
Successful candidates for this position will have an M.D./Ph.D. or M.D. degree (or foreign equivalent), clinical expertise in genetics, and will be expected to carry out a successful research program. Highly translational PhD (or foreign equivalent) scientists may be considered. Although candidates with productive research programs in translational genetics/genomics and/or precision medicine will be prioritized, investigators engaged in gene therapy research may also be considered.
The University of Washington, including Medical Genetics and Genome Sciences, is at the forefront of modern genomics technology and its applications to human disease. Candidates will have opportunities to collaborate with other internationally recognized members of the faculty who are developing and using cutting-edge technologies and access state-of-the-art research facilities and clinical research programs. Candidates with a strong research background involving the identification and/or characterization of disease genes, or the application of genetic/genomic information toward the diagnosis and/or treatment of human disease, are especially encouraged to apply.
The position will remain open until filled. Send CV and 1-2 page letter of interest to:
Medical Genetics Faculty Search
c/o Sara Carlson
Division of Medical Genetics
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-7430
University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. 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, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. 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.