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Assistant Professor (without tenure) UW Department of Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology - Solid Tumor

University of Washington
Seattle, Washington State
commensurate with experience and qualifications
Posted Date
Jun 7, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Pediatrics
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Description

The Cancer & Blood Disorders Center of Seattle Children’s Hospital and the University of Washington Department of Pediatrics invites interested applicants for the faculty position as Assistant Professor (without tenure) on the Clinician Scholar pathway as a Solid Tumor attending physician in the Division of Hematology/Oncology.

The base salary range for this position will be: Assistant Professors MD $11,882 - $17,823 per month ($142,584 - $213,876 annually) commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination. This range is inclusive of base salary provided through the Children’s University Medical Group (CUMG) practice plan, in addition to base salary provided by the University. Please note that only compensation provided by the University is included in University benefit determinations and calculations. Compensation provided by Children’s University Medical Group (CUMG) practice plan may provide eligibility for separate benefits offered by that organization.

Other compensation associated with this position may include incentive through Children’s University Medical Group practice plan. Additional administrative responsibilities may be offered to a specific candidate with appropriate experience and qualifications which may result in an administrative supplement (ADS).

Salary and rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor at the University of Washington will be commensurate with experience and accomplishments. The primary focus of this position will be an emphasis on clinical service and administrative duties.

This position will devote some effort to clinical responsibilities in the Cancer & Blood Disorders Center at Seattle Children’s Hospital.

  • Provide exemplary clinical service and assure that patients cared for by you receive only the highest quality care.
  • In collaboration with program leaders, contribute to and expand the clinical program and patient services in Hem/Onc.
  • Play a role in the education and training program of the pediatric Hem/Onc/BMT Division, including access to and involvement with medical students, residents, fellows, and occasionally physicians in practice.
  • Provide mentorship of trainees and junior faculty to support growth in research and scholarship

We anticipate this time may include both inpatient and outpatient responsibilities, including call and will be adjusted depending on service needs.

All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. Anticipated start date Winter 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.

The Cancer & Blood Disorders Center of Seattle Children’s Hospital provides a rich and collaborative environment for basic, clinical, and translational research and boasts a diverse faculty. The Hematology Program is an integral component of the Cancer & Blood Disorders Center. Ideal candidates will have a strong record of demonstrated clinical expertise caring for pediatric hematology patients. The Cancer & Blood Disorders Center has close affiliations with research investigators within the Seattle Children’s Research Institute, the Fred Hutch Cancer Center, and the University of Washington, and a willingness to collaborate across departmental or center boundaries is essential.


The successful candidate will have:

  • MD or  DO Degree (or foreign equivalent); MD/PhD (or foreign equivalent) is also acceptable
  • Must be Board Certified in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
  • Must be currently licensed as a physician and eligible for licensure as a physician in the State of  Washington

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 3 steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter and a diversity statement. The diversity statement should address current and/or future commitments to and experiences with equity, diversity, and inclusion.

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.

Benefits Information

A summary of benefits associated with this title/rank can be found at Appointees solely employed and paid directly by a non-UW entity are not UW employees and are not eligible for UW or Washington State employee benefits.

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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Disability Services

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information

Under University of Washington (UW) Policy, University-compensated personnel must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit


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