Associate Professor WOT - Division of Hematopathology, Dept of Lab Medicine and Pathology

Washington, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 17, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Washington Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology is seeking a full-time pathologist for appointment as Associate Professor, without tenure due to funding, to join our Hematopathology Division on the School of Medicine’s clinician-teacher pathway. Clinical responsibilities will include reporting of morphology for lymph nodes, tissues, bloods and marrows, flow cytometry (diagnostic and minimal residual disease testing) and molecular diagnostic testing in the Hematopathology Laboratory at the University of Washington Medical Center and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, as well as teaching hematology / hematopathology to students, residents and fellows. Applicants are expected to be involved in division and departmental administrative leadership roles, quality management within the lab and involvement in new test development. This includes interest and ability to provide a leadership role in hematopathology fellowship and AP/CP resident training. Applicants are expected to develop an area of focused research / scholarly work.

University of Washington faculty demonstrate the highest standards of professionalism and engage in teaching, research, and clinical service. University of Washington faculty embrace the vision of excellence, collaboration, and integrity. Come join us in one of the most beautiful and exciting locations in the U.S. as we pursue our mission of creatively and durably improving health.

This is a full-time, 12-month service position [July 1-June 30] and remains open until filled with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2021.


Candidates must have an M.D. or D.O. (or foreign equivalent) and be Board-eligible or –certified in Anatomic and/or Clinical Pathology (American Board of Pathology). The candidate should additionally either be Board-eligible or –certified in Hematopathology. Subspecialty expertise in Hematopathology is required. Must qualify for a license to practice medicine in Washington State. 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.

Application Instructions

Please use this link to apply with a curriculum vitae, cover letter and a list of three to five references addressed to Lori Soma, MD, Division Head of the Hematopathology Laboratory, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. 

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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.

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