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Clinical Assistant or Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine Division of Hematology

Position Overview

School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Medicine, Hematology

Title: Clinical Assistant or Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine Division of Hematology

Position Details

Position Description

The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) and University of Washington (UW) Division of Hematology are recruiting a full-time clinical faculty member (1.0 FTE) who focuses on nonmalignant hematology for appointment at the Clinical Assistant or Clinical Associate Professor rank, commensurate with experience, and with an annual service period of 12 months (July 1-June 30). It is expected that the faculty member would teach medical students, residents and fellows, and would help support clinical and translational research. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. Position will remain open until filled. Anticipated start date is July 2022.

The Practice:

  • Employee of a highly ranked academic medical center
  • Focus only on non-malignant hematology
  • Limited inpatient coverage – typically with assistance from a fellow or APP
  • Cover no more than 6 weekends per year
  • Very little night call (phone only)
  • Competitive compensation
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Relocation - Generous relocation package available
  • Numerous opportunities for teaching, QI initiatives and collaboration with clinical researchers 


We are based in the Pacific Northwest at the heart of the stunningly beautiful Puget Sound region of Washington.  Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. These three organizations have worked together to support their mission of world class adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research, and education. Please join us and be part of making a difference in the lives of our patients, families, and community!

  • Welcoming community
  • Great schools - both public and private options
  • Hutch Kids Child Care Center
  • Endless outdoor recreational activities! — This position is perfect for someone who loves the outdoors and four-season living. Enjoy skiing, fishing, camping, hiking, white water rafting, golfing, and much more in this beautiful paradise
  • The Puget Sound communities offer award-winning arts, such an internationally recognized symphony, an outstanding restaurant scene, and numerous professional and top-tier collegiate sporting events
  • No state income tax
  • A region of economic and cultural diversity
  • Easy access to State and National Parks



Applicants are required to have a M.D. (or foreign equivalent) and be board-eligible for oncology or hematology (or foreign equivalent).

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. 


Interested candidates should submit the following addressed to Janis Abkowitz, MD and David Garcia, MD:

1. The University of Washington faculty strive to deliver equitable healthcare in an environment that celebrates diversity – please provide a one-paragraph statement addressing either 1) experiences with diversity in training, professional/military work, previous teaching, and service, or 2) potential to foster more equitable healthcare delivery in the Division of Hematology.
2. CV & Cover letter

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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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