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Assistant, Associate, or Professor (wot) in Radiology, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance


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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Radiology

Title: Assistant, Associate, or Professor (wot) in Radiology, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance


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Position Description

Molecular Imaging Clinical / Research Position

University of Washington / Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, WA

The University of Washington and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is seeking an Academic Molecular Imaging physician to fill a new full-time 50/50 clinical/research physician scientist at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Professor, non-tenure track, faculty position based at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance in Seattle, WA.

The University of Washington Department of Radiology is a top-10 academic radiology department with a strong portfolio of research and imaging sciences.  The Department has over 130 faculty that support 12 academic and clinical sections.

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) is one of the nation’s top 5 cancer treatment centers, uniting doctors from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FH), UW, and Seattle Children’s Hospital.  The SCCA houses nationally recognized programs in hematology and hematologic malignancies, including a world-class bone-marrow transplant program and immunotherapy program, as well as multi-disciplinary clinical programs in breast, gastrointestinal, gynecologic, lung/head and neck, melanoma, prostate, and sarcoma; a phase I program, cancer prevention clinic; and a survivorship program.

The successful candidate would further develop, foster and grow the collaborative, multidisciplinary and translational nature of the molecular imaging endeavors at UW, SCCA and the FH.  They would collaborate and innovate with scientists conducting basic and translational research, including basic radiochemistry research, radiopharmaceutical development, as well as multi-modality pre-clinical and clinical molecular imaging.  Facilities include world-best clinical scanners housed in the cancer center, cyclotron, image analysis infrastructure, and pre-clinical imaging.

The successful candidate must have an MD or foreign equivalent and be board-certified or -eligible by the American Board of Nuclear Medicine or the American Board of Radiology.  The candidate must qualify to be an Authorized User of Radioactive Materials.  Academic rank will depend on qualifications and experience. 

Qualifications

The successful candidate must have an MD or foreign equivalent and be board-certified or -eligible by the American Board of Nuclear Medicine or the American Board of Radiology.  The candidate must qualify to be an Authorized User of Radioactive Materials.  Academic rank will depend on qualifications and experience. 

Candidates must be eligible to obtain a medical license in the state of Washington.  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.

Expertise in radiopharmaceutical therapy is required.  Candidates must have expertise in securing external funding, including NIH funding and must have a background and interest in clinical translational research as demonstrated by both peer-reviewed publications and receipt of either industry or federal funding along with the ability to mentor others with these interests.

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

Appropriate candidates should forward a letter of interest, updated curriculum vitae to either:

Carolyn Wang, M.D., Vice-Chair of Medical Imaging at SCCA (wangcl@uw.edu)

or

Paul Kinahan, Ph.D., Vice-Chair for Research (kinahan@uw.edu)

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.

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(http://www.washington.edu/diversity/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 (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).