Assistant Professor, Allergy and Infectious Diseases (HIV/West Africa)

Washington, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Feb 18, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (AID) in the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington is seeking applicants for a full-time faculty position. This position will be at the Assistant Professor level, without tenure for reasons of funding (WOT), and will have clinical, teaching, and research responsibilities. This position has an annual service period of 12-months [July 1-June 30] and is anticipated to start in July 2021.

The successful candidate will lead investigator-initiated research, focused in West Africa (where the UW has a large research portfolio) on the interface of HIV, tropical medicine, food insecurity and traditional healing. The candidate will also provide clinical care of immunocompromised patients, such as with HIV and transplant, as well as general infectious diseases patients. The duties of this position include publishing in the field of infectious diseases and HIV epidemiology, and in classroom teaching and mentoring of graduate and medical students. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.


Applicants must hold a MD (or foreign equivalent) and be board eligible/ board certified in Infectious Diseases (or foreign equivalent). Successful candidates must demonstrate knowledge of implementation science and documented expertise in HIV research with a focus on tropical medicine, food insecurity, and traditional healing. Candidates must have experience conducting clinical studies in Low and Middle Income Countries (LMIC) and in West Africa in particular. The candidate must be fluent in French.

Additionally, they must demonstrate scholarly research in topics including but not limited to clinical trials and translational research studies. 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 provide a detailed cover letter addressing your career aspirations, a copy of your most updated CV, and the contact information of three (3) references. For questions please contact Danielle Julien Trice 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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