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Assistant Professor Position in The Center for Cardiovascular Biology housed in the Department of Lab Medicine & Pathology (Tenure Track or Without Tenure)

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Laboratory Medicine and Pathology

Title: Assistant Professor Position in The Center for Cardiovascular Biology housed in the Department of Lab Medicine & Pathology (Tenure Track or Without Tenure)

Position Details

Position Description

The University of Washington is committed to combating the racism and inequities, both individual and institutional, that persist throughout our society (, and we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical to our scholarly mission.

In keeping with our commitment, The Center for Cardiovascular Biology, which is housed within the Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology (DLMP) at the University of Washington, invites applications from qualified candidates for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor whose research program is in the field of cardiac biology, either on tenure-track or without tenure due to reasons of funding. Areas of particular interest include but are not limited to: cardiac immunology (innate or adaptive immunity), cardiovascular development and regeneration, and cardiovascular genomics and/or genetics. This is a 12-month active service [July 1-June 30], full-time position, anticipated start date of July 1, 2022.

The candidate would be expected to develop an innovative and internationally recognized research program as well as participate in larger programmatic research endeavors within the Center for Cardiovascular Biology. The candidate would also be expected to contribute to an inclusive and equitable campus environment, collaborate with members of the department as well as other faculty within the University and Affiliated institutions, participate in the department’s graduate programs, and participate in the teaching, mentoring, and training of graduate students in the Department’s Masters and/or Ph.D. programs. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an internationally recognized extramural funded research program and develop expertise in applying cutting-edge approaches in the field. The selected candidate will be expected to teach/provide mentoring experience. Positive factors for consideration include, but are not limited to excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills; capability to relate to diverse age and demographic backgrounds; analytical skills needed to evaluate data and evaluate research material; and knowledge of research methodology, biostatistics, and experimental design.

This position will actively contribute to our core values of openness, innovation, and scientific excellence and share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion. The DLMP offers a highly collegial and collaborative culture, with diverse interdisciplinary research ties across campus. We encourage applications from women and minority candidates, individuals with disabilities, and people from groups that are underrepresented in Science and Medicine. We look forward to learning how the applicant’s values, experiences, or future plans for teaching, research, and service would support our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.


•Ph.D. and/or MD/PhD degree (or foreign equivalent) in a relevant field.
•Academic credentials for a faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.


Applicants should upload to Interfolio the following documents:

  1. A cover letter,
  2. Detailed Curriculum Vitae,
  3. A statement of research plans (maximum 5 pages),
  4. A teaching and mentoring statement (maximum 2 pages),
  5. A diversity statement that addresses how you will create innovative and high-quality research and teaching programs that further diversity, equity, and inclusion in the field of Biological Sciences and Medicine, while contributing to an inclusive and equitable campus environment (maximum 2 pages), and
  6. Names and contact information for a minimum of three references.

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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.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint ( Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (

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