Assistant or Associate Professor, Medical Oncology (BMT / IMTX)
University of Washington
Location: Seattle, Washington
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 117223
Assistant or Associate Professor, Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT) and Immunotherapy (IMTX) Programs, 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 faculty member at the Assistant Professor or Associate 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 professors WOT hold indefinite appointments that both align with a 12-month service period (July 1-June 30). 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 autologous or allogeneic transplantation and immunotherapy. All clinical and translational research experiences and interests will be considered, specifically expertise and focus in an area of potential expansion (for example, non-malignant disorders in adults, gene therapies, other less well represented areas). Fred Hutch and University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. Teaching opportunities include 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. This position is paid directly by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center (Fred Hutch) and receives no UW compensation. Please refer to Fred Hutch for information about compensation for this position.
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: July 2024
The ideal candidate should have a record of and primary interest in hematopoietic cell transplantation or cellular immunotherapy as well as an active clinical research interest, as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications, in the application of these modalities to the treatment of human disease.
Applicants must have an MD/DO degree (or foreign equivalent) and board certification in Medical Oncology or Hematology (or foreign equivalent). 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 up to a 2-page diversity statement describing your past contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion and your plans for continuing these efforts, and a list of five (5) references, along with a letter of application addressed to Dr. Stephanie Lee.
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