The Division of Genetic Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, at
the University of Washington is recruiting a full time academic
biochemical geneticist at the level of Assistant or Associate
Professor (without tenure by reason of funding), commensurate
with experience and qualifications, on the Clinician-Scholar
pathway. The position will be a full-time, multi-year appointment
over a 12-month service period (July 1-June 30).
Responsibilities will include patient care (inpatient
consultations, primary inpatient service, outpatient biochemical
genetics clinics at the various Seattle Children's Hospital sites
and the University of Washington, and regional clinics in
Washington) and teaching of medical students and residents.
Opportunities will be available for clinical research and
collaboration with physician/scientists in the Seattle Children’s
Research Institute and basic scientists in the Departments of
Pediatrics and Genome Sciences at the University of
Washington. Clinical biochemical genetic services are
currently provided by five biochemical geneticists, two genetic
counselors, three nurses, three dietitians, and one social
Anticipated start date is Fall 2021.
All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching,
research, and service.
Applicants require an MD, or DO, or MD/DO combined (or foreign
equivalent) and be board-certified in Clinical Genetics (MD or DO
required) and be either board-certified or board-eligible in
Clinical or Medical Biochemical Genetics.
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 foreign equivalent as determined by the
Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and
cover letter through Interfolio.
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 (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/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 (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).