Assistant or Associate Professor, Supportive and Palliative Care
University of Washington
Location: Seattle, Washington
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 88223
Supportive and Palliative Care Program
The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch) and the University of Washington (UW) are jointly recruiting a full-time faculty member at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level without tenure due to funding (WOT), commensurate with experience and qualifications in the Clinical Research Division of the Fred Hutch and the Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine at the UW. 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 palliative and end of life care. The successful candidate will have clinical responsibilities on the outpatient palliative care service. Fred Hutch and University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. Teaching responsibilities will include assisting the Medical Director for Palliative Care in the education and oversight of palliative care and medical oncology fellows, as well as the delivery of informal teaching sessions and formal lectures to researchers, oncology clinicians 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.
Anticipated Start Date: 7/1/2022
The successful candidate must have a record of supportive and palliative care, as well as a record of clinical research, as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications, grants and/or clinical trial expertise. All sub-specialties within hospice and palliative care will be considered.
Applicants must have an MD degree (or foreign equivalent) and board certification (or be board eligible for current palliative care fellows) in Hospice and Palliative 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.
Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a concise statement of career goals including a description of clinical research goals (two pages or less) 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. Elizabeth Loggers.
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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