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Acting Instructor- Division of Gastroenterology

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Medicine, Gastroenterology

Title: Acting Instructor- Division of Gastroenterology

Position Details

Position Description

The Division of Gastroenterology in the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington is recruiting a full time Acting Instructor to work in the laboratory of Dr. Rotonya Carr. This is a 12-month, annual appointment with a service period of July 1-June 30. The anticipated start date is October 1, 2021. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

The Carr Lab focuses on understanding the mechanisms of insulin resistance in alcoholic and non-alcoholic fatty liver diseases. We use in vitro and in vivo mouse models to investigate the regulation of lipid droplet proteins and their pathogenic role in hepatic disease progression.

We seek a highly motivated and creative individual with a record of scientific productivity who is able to work independently and as part of a team. Responsibilities will include developing cell culture and in-vivo models to examine the regulation of lipid droplet proteins and mechanisms of insulin resistance in alcoholic and non-alcoholic liver diseases and overseeing other members of the lab.


The minimum degree required is a PhD (or foreign equivalent) and 3-5 years of lab experience.  An ideal candidate would have experience and knowledge in cellular and molecular biology, lipid metabolism and development of genetic models.

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.


Please submit your cover letter and CV via Interfolio; for questions please contact Rotonya Carr, MD

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