Faculty Position, Oncology (Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine)
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Location: Seattle, WA
Internal Number: 99596
The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch) and University of Washington (UW) are recruiting a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor on the Clinician/Scholar pathway in the Pulmonary-Critical Care Medicine Section of the Clinical Research Division and a joint appointment as a full time faculty member at the Assistant or Associate Professor (without tenure due to funding) on the Clinician/Scholar pathway in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, UW. This is a full time (100% FTE) position. This position would have an annual service period of 12 months [July 1-June 30]. The primary appointment will be in the Clinical Research Division of Fred Hutch.
The selected individual for the advertised position is expected to contribute to our mission of delivering outstanding clinical care and developing excellence in clinical research in pulmonary complications of cancer, pulmonary complications of stem cell transplantation, and/or the early detection and prevention of lung cancer. All clinical and translational research experiences and interests will be considered and a specific interest and experience in the field of lung cancer early detection and prevention, smoking cessation interventions, and health care disparities is highly desirable. The successful candidate will have clinical responsibilities on inpatient (Heme/Onc ICU) and outpatient services including the pulmonary consult service as well as the Lung Cancer Early Detection and Prevention Clinic at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Fred Hutch and University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. Teaching responsibilities will involve oversight of advanced practice providers and fellows during inpatient and outpatient rotations, and delivery of informal teaching sessions and formal lectures to providers and the general medical community.
The Fred Hutch, home of three Nobel laureates, is an independent, nonprofit research institution dedicated to the development and advancement of biomedical research to eliminate cancer and other potentially fatal diseases. Recognized internationally for its pioneering work in bone-marrow transplantation and immunotherapy, Fred Hutch and the UW provide a unique environment for conducting translational research and clinical care. The Fred Hutch, in collaboration with its clinical and research partners, the University of Washington and Seattle Children's, is a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center.
At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.
Anticipated start date: FY23
The ideal candidate should have a record of and primary interest in lung cancer early detection and prevention as well as an active clinical research interest, as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications, in the application of detection and prevention to the treatment of human disease.
Applicants must have an MD degree (or foreign equivalent) and Board Eligibility or Certification (or foreign equivalent) in both Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. 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. Applicants need to be eligible for unrestricted licensure in the state of Washington and a faculty appointment at the University of Washington School of Medicine.
Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a concise statement of career goals including a description of clinical research goals and a diversity statement describing your past contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion and your future plans for continuing these efforts (two pages or less), and a list of five (5) references, along with a letter of application addressed to: Dr. McGarry Houghton.
In addition to job duties at Fred Hutch, this position also requires access to Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, which requires COVID-19 vaccination without exceptions. Accordingly, as a condition of employment for this Fred Hutch position, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination before their first day of employment.
Fred Hutch is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at email@example.com or by calling 206-667-4700.
At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, teams of world-renowned scientists and humanitarians work together to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Researchers are discovering new ways to detect cancers earlier, improve treatments, and learn how to prevent cancers from growing. Although Fred Hutchinson opened its doors in 1975, its history began about 20 years before that. In 1962 Fred Hutchinson envisioned a center devoted to studying cancer, a disease that took his brother’s life. Today Fred Hutchinson is contributing to the next waves of breakthrough treatments and prevention strategies. Fred Hutchinson collaborates with the Seattle Cancer Alliance, the National Cancer Institute, and the University of Washington.