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Assistant Professor without Tenure, Neurological Surgery-Brain Tumors

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Neurological Surgery

Title: Assistant Professor without Tenure, Neurological Surgery-Brain Tumors

Position Details

Position Description

The Department of Neurological Surgery at UW Medicine seeks candidates for a full-time Assistant Professor without tenure by reason of funding on the clinician-scientist track.  University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. 

Clinical responsibilities include neurosurgical management of benign and malignant brain tumors and oversight of the multi-disciplinary care of brain tumor clinical trials.  Research or scholarship responsibilities may include leadership of clinical, translational, and/or basic research in brain tumors, with funding from the National Institutes of Health, other federal or Foundation funding agencies as PI or Investigator. Teaching responsibilities include the education of medical students, residents, and fellows.

The proposed clinician-scientist role spans the UW Medicine system, which includes six entities at UW Medicine, the Alvord Brain Tumor Center, and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, a world leader in patient care, cancer research, and education that has been designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2022. Assistant Professors in the Department of Neurological Surgery have an annual service period of 12 months [July 1-June 30]. This is a full-time position. 


Applicants must have a M.D. (or foreign equivalent). An M.D./Ph.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) is also acceptable.

Applicants must be American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS) board certified or board eligible. 

Applicants must have expertise in glioma and metastatic brain tumor surgery, brain tumor research, and multi-disciplinary brain tumor treatment.

Applicants must have completed a Neurological Surgery Oncology fellowship program.

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.


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