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Assistant Professor WOT – Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Clinical & Molecular Microbiology


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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Laboratory Medicine and Pathology

Title: Assistant Professor WOT – Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Clinical & Molecular Microbiology


Position Details


Position Description

The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Washington, seeks an Assistant Professor WOT (without tenure), due to reasons of funding, to join our clinical microbiology division on the clinician-educator pathway. The primary service responsibilities will be to participate in direction of the Department’s Molecular and Next Gen Microbiology Laboratory and to direct one or more of the Department's clinical microbiology laboratories. Additional responsibilities include the teaching of residents, fellows, medical students and medical laboratory scientist program undergraduates, and scholarly productivity.

This is a full-time, 12-month service (July 1 - June 30) position and remains open until filled with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2022, but is flexible.

UW faculty demonstrate the highest standards of professionalism and engage in teaching, research, and clinical service. UW faculty embrace the vision of excellence, collaboration, and integrity. Come join us in one of the most beautiful and exciting locations in the U.S. as we pursue our mission of creatively and durably improving health.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess (1) an MD (or foreign equivalent) and be board certified or board-eligible in clinical pathology or (2) an earned PhD in a related field (or foreign equivalent) and be board certified or board-eligible by the American Board of Medical Microbiology. Documented expertise in the operation of clinical laboratories and in the clinical interpretation of test results is required. A record of scholarship, as documented by publications, is also required. In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H1-B visa, graduates of foreign (non-US) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the US Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. 

Instructions

Applicants should send their CV, a letter detailing research interests and future goals, a diversity statement, and contact information for at least three references addressed to Brad Cookson, MD, PhD, Division Head of Clinical Microbiology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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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