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Assistant Professor (WOT), Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology

Title: Assistant Professor (WOT), Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research

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Position Description

The Division of Hematology/Oncology and Seattle Children's Research Institute at the University of Washington and Seattle Children's Hospital is seeking 2 full time faculty member as an Assistant Professor (without tenure due to funding), on the Faculty Scientist track located at the Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research. This is a 12-month service period position with an anticipated start date of Spring/Summer 2020. 

This position is targeted to researchers of excellence that will complement the mission of the BTCCCR. The successful candidate will establish an independent funded laboratory focused on childhood cancer, preferably with a focus on immunotherapy.  Administrative roles may be assigned with regard to maintaining the BTCCCR level of excellence in operations, and service to the division of Hematology Oncology.  Educational service in degree-granting departments at UW is encouraged.

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The successful candidate will have earned an MD, PhD, DVM or foreign equivalent, and should show evidence of having performed cutting-edge research is required, including post-doctoral work in a leading laboratory focused on immunotherapy of cancer.

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 foreign equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.


Applicant will submit a formal CV and Cover letter, present their research in a formal seminar, and present future research plans in a chalk talk to the Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research faculty.  A statement of future research plans should be included in the cover letter or as a separate document.

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