The Department of Pediatrics, at the University of Washington School of Medicine and The Center for Immunity and Immunotherapies (CIIT) in the Seattle Children's Research Institute (SCRI) is recruiting a full time Assistant Professor, without tenure by reason of funding, or Associate Professor without tenure by reason of funding, commensurate with experience and qualifications, on the faculty-scientist pathway. This is a 12-month service period position with an anticipated start date of Summer 2023.
Assistant Professors are eligible for multi-year appointments that align with a 12-month service period (July 1-June 30). Faculty with 12-month service periods are paid for 11 months of service over a 12-month period (July-June), meaning the equivalent of one month is available for paid time off.
Associate Professors hold indefinite appointments that align with a 12-month service period (July 1-June 30). Faculty with 12-month service periods are paid for 11 months of service over a 12-month period (July-June), meaning the equivalent of one month is available for paid time off.
The successful candidate will join a diverse faculty of clinicians, physician-scientists, and scientists to participate in the diagnosis, treatment and advancement of knowledge and novel therapeutics for people with primary immune deficiency diseases.
They will establish and lead an independent and extramurally-funded research program, actively collaborate with other faculty and scientists, participate in teaching and mentoring graduate and postdoctoral students as well as junior faculty investigators. The successful applicant will also enjoy a competitive start-up package, excellent space and state-of-the-art research and IT facilities in the Research Institute.
Applications are invited in any area of basic or translational laboratory-based research relevant to immunology, including genetic diseases and models, systems biology, cell signaling and transcriptional regulation, viral gene therapy, gene editing, biotechnology and bioengineering.
In addition to leading their own independent research program, the candidate will provide up to 25% effort to the clinical care of patients as part of the talented Immunology team at Seattle Children’s Hospital.
The successful candidate will contribute to a robust inpatient and outpatient service; collaborate with the WA Department of Health in the screening of newborns identified as having Severe Combined Immune Deficiency; participate in the Non-Malignant Transplant Program in concert with our collaborators within Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; Participate and/or lead national protocols in the study of primary immune deficiency diseases and participate in clinical trials operated by the Seattle Children's Program for Cell and Gene Therapy.
The Division is committed to the training of Allergy and Immunology Fellows. The successful candidate will have the opportunity of teaching and mentoring of medical students, residents, and junior faculty.
The University of Washington Department of Pediatrics and Seattle Children’s are committed to improving the health of all children through outstanding research. Seattle Children's Research Institute is one of the nation's top five pediatric research institutions. With the University of Washington, Department of Pediatrics, and Seattle Children’s Hospital, our mission is to provide hope, care, and cures to children so that they may live the healthiest and most fulfilling life as possible. The Institute consists of seven major research and translation centers, is internationally recognized for biomedical research, and we are involved in many innovative research endeavors, from human disease investigations to improving investigational therapies. Collaborative research is a key strength, allowing our faculty to draw on a variety of disciplines and techniques as they pursue solutions to some of medicine's most complex problems with their colleagues, as well as with colleagues at the University of Washington and Fred Hutch.
At Seattle Children's Research Institute our mission to find medical cures for childhood diseases requires biomedical innovations and collaborations, which we believe only results from diversity, inclusion, and antiracism at all levels within our organization. We are strongly committed to recruiting and ensuring that all candidates hired share our dedication to diversity, inclusion, and antiracism.
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