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Associate or Full Professor without tenure (WOT), Radiation Oncology, Medical Director Proton Therapy Center

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Radiation Oncology

Title: Associate or Full Professor without tenure (WOT), Radiation Oncology, Medical Director Proton Therapy Center

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Position Description

The University of Washington (UW) Department of Radiation Oncology is recruiting a full-time faculty member in Radiation Oncology as an Associate or Full Professor without tenure by reason of funding who will serve as Medical Director for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center (FHCC) Proton Therapy Center.  All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. The successful candidate will be expected to advance the department's mission of clinical care, research, education, and equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI).  Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Salary and academic appointment at University of Washington will be commensurate with experience, qualifications, and academic rank.

The selected candidate will be proposed for appointment to the full-time faculty at the University of Washington as an Associate or Full Professor without tenure by reason of funding on the regular faculty track (either Clinician-Scientist or Clinician-Educator) with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2024 or earlier.  Associate or Full Professors hold indefinite appointments that align with a 12-month service period (July 1-June 30). Faculty with 12-month service periods are paid for 11 months of service over a 12-month period (July-June), meaning the equivalent of one month is available for paid time off.

The Medical Director of FHCC Proton Center is responsible for providing organizational and clinical leadership in support of delivering superior value to FHCC patients, exercising financial stewardship, supporting excellence in research and teaching, maximizing patient access and program growth, and engaging and developing faculty and staff. The Medical Director of FHCC Proton Center will collaborate with FHCC and affiliate leadership to ensure safety, quality and efficiency in administration and operations. Job duties include:

  • Leader is responsible for development and maintenance of standardized clinical practices, and enforcement 
  • Participate in the facility's quality improvement process including follow up of adverse events;
  • Help the facility establish systems and methods for reviewing the quality and appropriateness of clinical care and other health-related services and provide appropriate feedback; 
  • Review, respond to and participate in federal, state, local and other external surveys and inspections;
  • Participate in the review and approval of medical staff policies and relevant FHCC administrative policies and procedures regarding supportive care services;
  • Maintain knowledge of the changing social, regulatory, political, and economic factors that affect medical and health services of patients;
  • Participate in long-range planning activities relevant to the program/service;
  • Provide insights to operational leaders to inform the annual budgeting process, off-cycle resource requests, and monthly financial performance.
  • Develop and lead internal and external education and training programs;
  • Support the integration of clinical research into the service line
  • Ensure that patients have appropriate provider coverage and ensure the provision of physician and health care practitioner services;
  • Provide feedback to physicians and other health care practitioners on provider safety events, professionalism complaints and prevention and reporting;
  • Establish and promote a culture of mutual respect while fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion, promote a learning culture within the facility by educating, informing, and communicating;
  • Assist the organization in developing plans for communicating service medical information to staff, patients, families, and others as appropriate.
  • Travel to and attend specified medical conferences, meetings, community outreach programs, or as otherwise requested to do so by the institution.
  • Become a credentialed member of the FHCC staff.
  • Supervise, evaluate and guide other care providers and multi-disciplinary treatment teams.
  • Successfully complete leadership training within the first 6 months.
  • Interface with a broad spectrum of services.

NOTE: This position may require work to be performed on-site at a Fred Hutch Cancer Center (FHCC) facility. FHCC requires all individuals, including University of Washington faculty clinicians, working at a FHCC facility to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Unlike UW’s vaccination policy which is appended below, the FHCC policy does not provide for religious or medical exemptions. As such, a UW offer associated with this recruitment is contingent upon, among other things, the preferred candidate demonstrating that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by no later than the commencement of their appointment.

Department Overview:

UW Medicine and its partner institutions (UWMC, FHCC including its Proton Center, Seattle Children’s Hospital, VA Puget Sound, Harborview Hospital) provide an extensive and outstanding array of radiation oncology modalities for cancer patients. The Department of Radiation Oncology treats over 2,800 patients annually from a multi-state region covering over 25% of the U.S. geographic area. The University of Washington has the only Radiation Oncology department in North America that has clinical particle beam delivery systems for both proton and neutron therapy. Our clinical approach is collaborative with numerous multidisciplinary clinics, tumor boards and disease specific chart rounds. We are a part of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center and have strong translational and clinical research collaborations. The Department has 33 physicians, 8 advanced practice providers, 28 physicists, and 3 research faculty. Educational opportunities in our residency programs, fellowship programs and post-doctoral fellowships abound. The successful applicant will be expected to engage in research and education and to collaborate with the multidisciplinary clinical teams.

The City of Seattle:

The metropolitan region is an urban area of 3.8 million people with a diverse population and an associated rich arts and cultural scene. Amenities include restaurants, coffee shops, breweries, cinema, live theater, live music, art, pop culture, a foodie scene, and urban homesteading. Seattle is the gateway to the great outdoors with hiking, camping, skiing, snowshoeing, sailing, kayaking, fishing, and whale watching within an hour of the city. Beyond the mountains to the west, there is the Pacific Ocean and, to the east, deserts, fruit, and wine country. Seattle is one of the fastest-growing cities with significant industries in biotechnology, computer technology and communication, global health, and e-commerce. The variety of neighborhoods within Seattle and surrounding areas offer a diversity of environments for families and single adults to call home, connected by bike commuting trails and a rapidly growing public transportation system.

The base salary range for this position will be: $31,250 - $41,667 per month ($375,000 - $500,004 annually) commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination. This range is inclusive of base salary provided through the UW Physicians (UWP) practice plan, in addition to base salary provided by the University. Please note that only compensation provided by the University is included in University benefit determinations and calculations. Compensation provided by UW Physicians (UWP) practice plan may provide eligibility for separate benefits offered by that organization.

Other compensation associated with this position may include:

- Administrative supplement (ADS)

- Incentive via the UW physicians practice plan

For practitioners holding an appointment in one of the physicians practice plans, see the link for additional benefits that may be available:  


The successful applicant must have an MD or a DO, or foreign equivalent, and be board certified or eligible in Radiation Oncology with the American Board of Radiology (ABR); candidates who are ABR board eligible must become board certified within two years of faculty appointment.

In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-US) 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.


Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and diversity statement via Interfolio.

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Benefits Information

A summary of benefits associated with this title/rank can be found at Appointees solely employed and paid directly by a non-UW entity are not UW employees and are not eligible for UW or Washington State employee benefits.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint ( Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (

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