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Assistant Professor (WOT), Department of Pediatrics, Center for Integrative Brain Research (CIBR)

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Pediatrics

Title: Assistant Professor (WOT), Department of Pediatrics, Center for Integrative Brain Research (CIBR)

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Position Description

The Center for Integrative Brain Research (CIBR) in the Seattle Children’s Research Institute (SCRI) and Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine seeks outstanding scientists to be appointed for appointment at the Assistant Professor level (without tenure due to funding) on the Faculty Scientist track. The position will be a full-time, multi-year appointment over a 12-month service period, July 1-June 30. Anticipated start date is Summer or Fall 2021.

Applicants are invited in any area of basic or translational neuroscience, broadly defined. SCRI is committed to building diversity among its faculty. The successful applicant will enjoy a competitive start-up package, and excellent space and state-of-the-art facilities in the Research Institute, which is near the University of Washington, Allen Brain and Cell Biology Institutes, the Institute of Systems Biology, and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The selected candidate will be appointed as faculty at the University of Washington, and will be part of a growing Center with diverse interests and expertise .

Positive factors for consideration include, but are not limited to trans-disciplinary research or research interests that align with current faculty across SCRI Centers. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a federally-funded research program.
All University of Washington faculty engage in research, service, and teaching.


Applicants should possess PhD and/or MD (or foreign equivalent) degree.


Please upload the following: 1) a cover letter, 2) a CV, 3) a Statement of Research Interests 4) a Diversity and Inclusion Statement and 5) the names and contact details of three references.

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