The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center (Fred Hutch) and the University of Washington (UW) are jointly recruiting a full-time MD or DO faculty member at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level without tenure due to funding (WOT), in the Clinical Research Division of the Fred Hutch, the Department of Radiation Oncology and the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology at the UW. The primary appointment will be in the Clinical Research Division of Fred Hutch. Academic appointment at the University of Washington will be commensurate with experience, qualifications, and academic rank. University of Washington Assistant Professors WOT are eligible for multi-year appointments and Associate and Full Professors WOT hold indefinite appointments that both align with a 12-month service period. 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 selected individual for the advertised position is expected to contribute to our mission of delivering outstanding clinical care and developing excellence in clinical research in integrative medicine and supportive care. All clinical and translational research experiences and interests will be considered, and expertise and focus in developing symptom management programs to help patients adhere to standard treatment pathways and/or to improve cancer survivorship is highly desirable. The Fred Hutch Integrative Medicine Program collaborates closely with other Supportive Care services, including Nutrition, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Medicine, Pain, Palliative Care, Psychosocial Oncology, Social Work, and Spiritual Health. Fred Hutch and University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. Teaching responsibilities will involve oversight of advanced practice providers, nurses, and fellows in the clinical setting, and delivery of informal teaching sessions and formal lectures to providers and the general medical community.
The Fred Hutch, home of three Nobel laureates, is an independent, nonprofit research institution dedicated to the development and advancement of biomedical research to eliminate cancer and other potentially fatal diseases. Recognized internationally for its pioneering work in bone-marrow transplantation and immunotherapy, Fred Hutch and the UW provide a unique environment for conducting translational research and clinical care. The Fred Hutch, in collaboration with its clinical and research partners, the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s, is a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center.
At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.
This position is paid directly by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center (Fred Hutch) and receives no UW compensation. Please refer to Fred Hutch for information about compensation for this position.
Anticipated Start Date: April 1, 2024
The ideal candidate should have a record of and primary interest in Integrative Oncology as well as an active clinical research interest, as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications and grant funding in the application of complementary or integrative therapies in the oncology setting.
Qualified applicants will have specific clinical and research interest and experience in the field of Integrative Oncology, such as lifestyle recommendations (nutrition, physical activity), the appropriate use of dietary supplements and natural products, mind-body medicine, and/or acupuncture following a cancer diagnosis.
Applicants must have an MD or DO degree (or foreign equivalent) and board certification in radiation oncology, internal medicine, hematology and or oncology, and/or related medical specialty and must be eligible for medical licensure in 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 three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Interested candidates should submit via Interfolio a curriculum vitae, a concise statement of career goals including a description of clinical research goals and a diversity statement describing your past contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion and your future plans for continuing these efforts (two pages or less), and a list of five (5) references, along with a letter of application addressed to: Dr. Heather Greenlee, Medical Director of Fred Hutch Integrative Medicine Program
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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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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).
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