Faculty Position in Integrative Medicine (Oncology)
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Location: Seattle, WA
Internal Number: 120121
Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, Integrative Medicine Program, on the Clinical Scholar pathway with an approximate 50:50 contribution to clinical service and academic pursuits.
The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center (Fred Hutch) and the University of Washington (UW) are jointly recruiting a full-time MD/DO faculty member at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level without tenure due to funding (WOT), in the Clinical Research Division of the Fred Hutch and the Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine at the UW. The primary appointment will be in the Clinical Research Division of Fred Hutch. Academic appointment at the University of Washington will be commensurate with experience, qualifications, and academic rank. University of Washington Assistant Professors WOT are eligible for multi-year appointments and Associate and Full Professors WOT hold indefinite appointments that both align with a 12-month service period. Faculty with 12-month service periods are paid for 11 months of service over a 12-month period (July-June), meaning the equivalent of one month is available for paid time off.
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 integrative medicine and supportive care. All clinical and translational research experiences and interests will be considered, and expertise and focus in developing symptom management programs to help patients adhere to standard treatment pathways and/or to improve cancer survivorship is highly desirable. The Fred Hutch Integrative Medicine Program collaborates closely with other Supportive Care services, including Nutrition, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Medicine, Pain, Palliative Care, Psychosocial Oncology, Social Work, and Spiritual Health. Fred Hutch and University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. Teaching responsibilities will involve oversight of advanced practice providers, nurses, and fellows in the clinical setting, 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: September 1, 2023
Qualified applicants will have specific clinical and research interest and experience in the field of Integrative Oncology, such as lifestyle recommendations (nutrition, physical activity), the appropriate use of dietary supplements and natural products, mind-body medicine, and/or acupuncture following a cancer diagnosis.
The ideal candidate should have a record of and primary interest in Integrative Oncology as well as an active clinical research interest, as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications and grant funding in the application of complementary or integrative therapies in the oncology setting.
Applicants must have an MD/DO degree (or foreign equivalent) and board certification in internal medicine, oncology, and/or related medical specialty. 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 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. Heather Greenlee, Medical Director of Fred Hutch Integrative Medicine Program. Applicant permission will be requested prior to contacting references.
The annual base salary range for this position is from $184,356 to $358,394 for faculty hired at the Assistant Professor rank, from $224,020 to $392,873 for faculty hired at the Associate Professor rank, and from $261,994 to $451,962 for faculty hired at the Full Professor rank. Pay offered will be based on experience and qualifications. Pay for Faculty positions is based on a variety of factors, including degree, specialty, clinical practice and experience. This position is eligible for relocation assistance and sign-on bonus.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center offers employees a comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance health, well-being, and financial security. Benefits include medical/vision, dental, flexible spending accounts, life, disability, retirement, family life support, employee assistance program, onsite health clinic, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation (22 days per year), paid sick leave (up to 30 calendar days per occurrence of a qualifying reason), paid holidays (up to 13 days per year), paid parental leave (up to 4 weeks), and partially paid sabbatical leave (up to 12 months for professor track faculty, up to 6 months for other scientific staff).
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.
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.