Assistant or Associate Professor (without tenure), Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplantation , UW Department of Pediatrics/Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
University of Washington
Location: Seattle, Washington
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 127887
The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch), the University of Washington (UW) and Seattle Children's Hospital (SCH) 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 Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation, Department of Pediatrics 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.
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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 related to the field of pediatric hematopoietic cell transplantation. Specifically, we are seeking individuals for this position who will have clinical and research efforts primarily focused on transplantation for malignant conditions, immunotherapy, or other relevant areas of pediatric transplantation. Fred Hutch and University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.
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.
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Anticipated start date Spring 2024
The ideal candidate should have a record of and primary interest in pediatric hematopoietic cell transplantation as well as an active clinical research interest, as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications, in the application of transplantation to the treatment of human disease.
Successful candidates will have:
MD or DO degree (or foreign equivalent)
Must be Board Certified in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Must be currently licensed as a physician and eligible for licensure as a physician in the State of Washington
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 3 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 three (3) references, along with a letter of application addressed to: Dr. Scott Baker, Section Chief, Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplantation.
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