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Assistant Professor on the Tenure Track, Faculty Position in The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Joint Recruitment)

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Title: Assistant Professor on the Tenure Track, Faculty Position in The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Joint Recruitment)

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Position Description

The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Department of Genome Sciences, and the Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine at the University of Washington announce a joint search for a full-time faculty position at the Assistant Professor on the Tenure track. This is a 12 month service period position and is anticipated to start July 1, 2022.

Laboratory and office space will be provided by the Research Division of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, which occupies approximately 6,000 sq. ft. of laboratory space at the South Lake Union Campus of the University of Washington, and the Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, which occupies several floors of laboratory space at the Campus. The SLU Campus is a dynamic research environment and offers outstanding opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations ( All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.


We seek an individual (PhD and/or MD or foreign equivalent) with training and scholarly achievements in genomics and reproductive science who has a strong commitment to research and education. We welcome applications from scholar-educators who use genetic, genomic or proteomic techniques and stem cells to investigate basic mechanisms of reproductive physiology and disease— with the over-arching goal of fostering women’s reproductive health.

In addition to directing an innovative research program in reproductive science, qualified individuals must have excellent teaching credentials, be committed to modern teaching methods and be willing to participate in medical and graduate educational programs (~ 20% time).

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.



To apply, please submit the following documents electronically through Interfolio.

  1. Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  2. Description of research accomplishments and plans: Please describe the significance of your past research accomplishments, the potential impact of your future research, your plans for grant applications, and how you would contribute to and benefit from intellectual engagement with the faculty in the participating departments (i.e., Obstetrics & Gynecology, Genome Sciences and ISCRM) and the University of Washington as a community (3 pages or less).
  3. Description of teaching experience, interests and reflections on pedagogical philosophy. Describe your teaching experience (medical and graduate education), educational philosophy, and areas of expertise in teaching about reproduction and medicine (1 page or less).
  4. Description of commitment to diversity. Describe how you envision fostering the values of diversity and inclusiveness to enhance the opportunities for all students, faculty and staff (1 page or less).
  5. References. Please have 3 references submit letters of recommendation through the Interfolio link below
  6. Reprint (pdf) of 2 selected publications.

Submit all materials electronically through Interfolio. Please send inquiries by email to Ms. Bowden at

Review of applications will begin on December 3, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. The top candidates will be invited to the University of Washington to give a seminar and a chalk talk and meet faculty members of the participating institutions. If still warranted by the SARS Cov-2 pandemic, we may conduct these visits virtually.

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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.

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For help signing up, accessing your account, or submitting your application, please check out Interfolio's help and support section or get in touch via email at or phone at (877)997-8807.

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