Open Rank without Tenure (WOT) - Adult Neuro-Oncologist, Neurology
University of Washington
Location: Seattle, Washington
Type: Full Time
The University of Washington (UW) and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center (Fred Hutch) are jointly recruiting two full-time MD/DO faculty members at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level without tenure due to funding (WOT), in the Department of Neurology at the UW and the Medical oncology division of the Fred Hutch. The primary appointment will be in the Department of Neurology at the UW. Academic appointment at the University of Washington will be commensurate with experience, qualifications, and academic rank.
We especially welcome candidates with an interest and background in neuro-oncology research to help grow our clinical and translational neuro-oncology studies. A track record in conducting clinical trials is ideal.
Assistant Professors are eligible for multi-year appointments that 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 base salary range for this position in this title will be $20,834 - $25,619 per month ($250,008 to $307,428 per year), commensurate with experience, discipline, and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination.
Associate and Full Professors hold indefinite appointments that 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 base salary range for this position in this title will be $25,068 - $33,403 per month ($300,816 to $400,836 per year), commensurate with experience, discipline, and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination.
Our salaries are bench marked based on the AAMC scale. Other compensation associated with this position may or may not include Startup, Relocation Incentive/Moving Allowance Administrative supplement for a defined administrative role, or Productivity Incentive.
This is an exciting opportunity to work with a multi-disciplinary and collaborative team of neuro-oncologists, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, neurosurgeons, APPs, dedicated nursing staff, oncologic dieticians, neuropsychologist and social workers at the Alvord Brain Tumor Center (ABTC) at UW caring for adult patients with primary CNS malignancies and at the Fred Hutch in our growing brain metastases clinic. Because of our responsibility to provide care to the WWAMI region (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho), as well as certification as a neurofibromatosis clinic, our program sees an exceptionally complex and diverse group of patients with peripheral and central nervous system tumors.
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 neuro-oncology. All clinical and translational research experiences and interests will be considered, and expertise and focus in developing a robust clinical trial portfolio for the treatment of primary glial neoplasms, meningiomas and brain metastases is highly desirable. 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 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 UW, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.
MD or DO or foreign equivalent degree, eligibility for medical licensure in the State of Washington, and certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Neurology and Neuro-Oncology (or eligibility to sit for the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialities accrediation)
In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H1B 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.
It is a pleasure to welcome you to the Department of Neurology at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. The Department has been a center of clinical and academic excellence since it formed in 1995. Our mission has three parts: providing care to patients with neurological diseases, advancing knowledge through research in both clinical and basic neurosciences, and training the next generation of neurologists and neuroscientists.
The Department of Neurology at the University of Washington is proud of its tradition as a leading academic center dedicated to excellence in patient care, education and research. We offer comprehensive consultation, evaluation and treatment services for adults and children with neurological disorders. Our unified and dynamic hospital system is situated in the heart of Seattle. Clinical facilities include the University of Washington Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Hospital, VA Puget Sound Health Care System and Seattle Children’s Hospital. Every aspect of general and subspecialty neurological care is offered, by a faculty replete with world renowned experts.
A further important element of our work here is provision o...f care to WWAMI, a five-state region comprising Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho that encompasses 27% of the total US landmass. Expanded telehealth, strong support for care in local communities, facilitated transfers when necessary and innovative outreach all enable our world class neurological services to reach this vast territory.
Through our focus on research, we continue to gain insights into the functions of the human nervous system in health and disease. Multiple clinical trials provide patients and their families with unique opportunities for treatment today and thoughtfully advance our care of neurological disorders for the patients of tomorrow. Our basic science researchers explore disease mechanisms and identify novel therapeutic targets, collaborating across our extensive research infrastructure.
The Neurology Residency and Fellowship training programs represent a significant portion of the Department’s efforts, training the future generation of pediatric and adult neurology residents. This exceptional educational experience is detailed here.
Our most important departmental asset is our people. Like all successful institutions their commitment, professionalism and effort lie at the core of all our endeavors. It is my great privilege to lead such an outstanding group. Whether you are a patient, a provider, an applicant or simply curious about our work, we welcome you and encourage you to explore further.