Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology, Biomedical Informatics

University of Washington Radiation Oncology
Washington, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Feb 04, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Description

The University of Washington (UW) Department of Radiation Oncology is recruiting a physician faculty member with a focus in bioinformatics.  This position also supports the clinical care programs of the department with a focus in the thoracic service.  This program will support program development and growth.  This position supports the clinical, teaching, research, and service missions of the university.  

This position will serve as the Bioinformatics Lead for the Department and a key partner in the thoracic practice.  Responsibilities include enterprise-wide IT governance and improved efficiency of clinical operations across all sites of practice. 

The selected candidate will be proposed for appointment to the full-time faculty at the University of Washington on the clinician-teacher pathway as an Assistant Professor without tenure due to funding with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2021.  This position has an annual service period (July 1 - June 30). This is a full-time position with a twelve month appointment with salary paid over twelve months for eleven months of service.

The Department of Radiation Oncology treats over 2,800 patients yearly from a multi-state region (WWAMI) covering over 25% of the U.S. geographic area. The University of Washington has the only Radiation Oncology Department in North America that has clinical particle beam delivery systems for both proton and neutron therapy.  Our clinical approach is collaborative with numerous multidisciplinary clinics and tumor boards. We enjoy strong collaborations with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and several imaging research laboratories.  The Department has 24 physicians, 8 advanced practice providers, 22 physics and 2 research faculty, who engage in active multi-disciplinary clinical and basic research.  Educational opportunities in our residency programs, fellowship programs and post-doctoral fellowships abound.


The successful applicant must have an MD or a DO, or foreign equivalent, and be board certified or eligible in Radiation Oncology with the American Board of Radiology (ABR); candidates who are ABR board eligible must become board certified within two years of faculty appointment. In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-US) 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.  

Positive factors for consideration include, but are not limited to, experience working in academic medical centers and/or free-standing cancer centers in geographically disparate locations, a Bachelors in engineering, and a PhD in computational biology.

Application Instructions

Interested applicants should submit a CV and cover letter via Interfolio at 

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.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint ( Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (

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