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Acting Instructor, Urologic Oncology Fellowship (2025-2026) - Urology


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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Urology

Title: Acting Instructor, Urologic Oncology Fellowship (2025-2026) - Urology


Position Details


Position Description

The Department of Urology at the University of Washington has (1) one full-time fellowship opportunity in Urologic Oncology (2025-2026). The fellow will be appointed as an Acting Instructor in our program, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2025. Acting instructors hold annual appointments that align with a 12-month service period (July 1-June 30) and may be reappointed to subsequent annual terms.  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 monthly salary range for this position will be: $7,641 - $8,771 per month ($91,692 - $105,252 annually) commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination. 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.

Overview

The goal of advanced training in urologic oncology is to provide further knowledge and skills beyond the expertise achieved during a urology residency program. The additional expertise should include scholarship, critical analysis of complex clinical problems, and development of advanced technical skills. The fellow should develop good skills in the planning of multidisciplinary approaches to patient care. The trainee should also achieve expertise in basic and clinical scientific research methodologies.

After completing a two-year minimum fellowship in Urologic Oncology, the surgeon should demonstrate the following unique characteristics:

  1. Advanced expertise in the multidisciplinary management of patients with urologic cancer;
  2. Knowledge and the ability to apply the critical principles of:
    • Medical oncology
    • Radiation oncology
    • Uropathology
    • Urologic imaging techniques;
  3. Ability to perform complex tumor resections with a clear understanding of the benefits and the technical limitations of surgical procedures;
  4. Ability to perform laparoscopic approaches for diagnostic and therapeutic treatment of urologic malignancies;
  5. Extensive knowledge of and technical experience in urinary tract diversion and reconstruction;
  6. Knowledge of the biology of urologic malignancies;
  7. Comprehension of and facility with scientific methodology, study design, biostatistics, clinical trials, and data analysis;
  8. Ability to manage academic or tertiary referral clinical practice, participate in continuing education.
  9. Skills for self-education, and collaboration in translational research.

Fellows will be under the mentorship of Dr. John Gore, for subspecialty training in urological oncology.  The primary site of training will be the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC).  The fellow will collaborate with world-class surgeons, and with superb residents and other subspecialty fellows. Fellows are expected to participate in all Departmental and Divisional seminars and educational activities. 

First Year

First year duties and expectations will primarily be oriented to your research project. 

Second Year

In the second year, the fellow will devote the majority of your effort to clinical surgical training and patient care, with approximately 20% of time available for clinical research.  The duties assigned include assisting in the Urology Clinic and in the OR at UWMC, accumulating clinical data and writing clinical papers.

Qualifications

  1. Admission is contingent upon completion of an ACGME accredited urologic training program <http://www.acgme.org/> or an appropriate foreign program.
  2. The applicant complete the Society of Urologic Oncology Fellowship Application in order to apply.
  3. Applicants must be eligible for or possess a Washington State Medical License.
  4. 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.

Instructions

Application Instructions

  • Society of Urologic Oncology Application
  • Current CV
  • Personal Statement
  • 3 letters of recommendation including referee evaluation form

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Benefits Information

A summary of benefits associated with this title/rank can be found at https://hr.uw.edu/benefits/benefits-orientation/benefit-summary-pdfs/. 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.

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To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu.

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