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Research Associate Professor/Research Professor, General Internal Medicine (Senior Epidemiologist)

Position Overview

School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Medicine, General Internal Medicine

Title: Research Associate Professor/Research Professor, General Internal Medicine (Senior Epidemiologist)

Position Details

Position Description

The University of Washington’s Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) faculty position to be based at Harborview Medical Center (HMC). This position would have research responsibilities at Harborview Medical Center.  This position would work closely with Dr. Paul Crane, MD MPH and investigators from the Adult Changes in Thought (ACT) study and its network of ancillary studies focused on epidemiological investigations impacting older adults in general and neurodegenerative conditions in particular.  University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

This position will be at the Research Associate Professor or Research Professor level. Salary and academic appointment at University of Washington will be commensurate with experience, qualifications, and academic rank. Research associate professors and research professors are eligible for multi-year 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 anticipated start date would be August 1, 2024.

The person in this position will interact extensively with ACT study data.  The data available for analyses arise from a broad range of disciplines.  Recent examples include air pollution, ophthalmology, central auditory processing, traumatic head injury, neuroimaging, whole genome sequence data, and cell-type specific omics data from a linked project with the Allen Brain Institute.  The person in this position should be excited at the prospect of learning quickly, asking good questions, and getting up to speed to provide high quality epidemiological and analytical expertise.  The person in this position would join existing groups focused on analyses for manuscripts as well as groups developing proposals for new funding initiatives, and would be expected to supervise several research scientists pursuing analyses and write-ups of a variety of projects.

ACT is one of several landmark studies of older adults, and many initiatives seek to leverage combined resources to address important scientific questions.  The person in this position would help represent ACT in these groups, advising harmonization efforts with specific attention to ACT’s particular data resources.


The base salary range for this position will be: $12,084 – $15,000 per month ($145,008 - $180,000 annually), commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination.


UW Benefits:

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Requirements include a Ph.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) in a relevant field.  Eligible candidates must have a record of publications that utilize sophisticated epidemiological modeling, as well as at least five years experience in leading groups of individuals. 


This position will remain open until filled. For consideration, please submit an application including CV, cover letter, a list of three (3) references, and a diversity statement (past and planned contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion).

Please address your cover letter to the chair of the search committee, Paul Crane, MD, MPH.

If you have any questions, please send an email to Rebekah Zaharia, GIM Academic HR Manager at

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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 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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