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Associate or Full Professor with Tenure - Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery - Virginia Merrill Bloedel Chair of Basic Hearing Science

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery

Title: Associate or Full Professor with Tenure - Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery - Virginia Merrill Bloedel Chair of Basic Hearing Science

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Position Description

The University of Washington Virginia Merrill Bloedel Hearing Research Center (VMBHRC) and the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery are seeking candidates for a full-time tenured and endowed position as the Virginia Merrill Bloedel Chair in Basic Hearing Science.  The position represents one of the two endowed chairs within the Bloedel Center, an interdisciplinary University-wide facility supporting basic, applied, and translational hearing research from molecules to behavior.  The position seeks an accomplished auditory or vestibular scientist at the associate professor or full professor rank.

This position will be based at the Virginia Merrill Bloedel Hearing Research Center. Joint appointments are available in a variety of other departments across the University of Washington. The successful candidate would join a cohesive, innovative, and enthusiastic department and research center with strong existing faculty, excellent technical resources, and tremendous research opportunities.

We invite you to learn more about the Virginia Merrill Bloedel Hearing Research Center by visiting

All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. 

Faculty in the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery have an annual service period of 12 months.

This is a tenured position.

Anticipated start date September 1, 2020.

More information on VMBHRC can be found at:;

Information on the UW Otolaryngology-HNS Department can be found at



Applicants for this outstanding opportunity should have an MD or PhD (or foreign equivalent). 

In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-US) 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.



If interested in applying for this position, please submit a cover letter describing your interest, along with a current CV.

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