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Open Rank (WOT), Division of Hematology and Oncology, Cancer Cell Therapy

Employer
University of Washington, Department of Medicine
Location
Seattle, Washington State
Salary
Competitive
Date posted
Jan 24, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine
Employment Type
Full Time

<p>The Translational Science and Therapeutics (TST) Division of Fred Hutch is seeking a candidate with a laboratory-based program focused on Cancer Immunology for an appointment at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or full Professor , without tenure due to funding (WOT) at 100% FTE. &nbsp;Assistant professors WOT are eligible for multi-year appointments, and associate and full professors WOT hold indefinite appointments, that all align with a 12-month service period (July 1 – June 30). &nbsp;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. Fred Hutch and University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. 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. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2024.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> The primary appointment will be with Fred Hutch. Academic appointment at the University of Washington will be commensurate with experience, qualifications, and academic rank. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.Teaching opportunities include oversight of advanced practice providers and fellows during inpatient and outpatient rotations, and delivery of informal teaching sessions and formal lectures to providers and the general medical community.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> The successful candidate will be engaged in laboratory-based research investigating translational cellular therapies. The selected individual will foster an environment of collaboration and productivity in cancer cell therapy.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Fred Hutch is an independent, nonprofit organization providing adult cancer treatment and groundbreaking research focused on cancer and infectious diseases. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch is the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in Washington.</p> <p>With a track record of global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy and COVID-19 vaccines, Fred Hutch has earned a reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures to the world’s deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> &nbsp;At Fred Hutch we value collaboration, compassion, determination, excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. These values are grounded in and expressed through the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our mission is directly tied to the humanity, dignity and inherent value of each employee, patient, community member and supporter. Our commitment to learning across our differences and similarities make us stronger. 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.</p> <p>Qualifications<br /> Applicants must have a medical degree (MD/PhD welcomed), or foreign equivalent, board certification in Medical Oncology (or foreign equivalent) and must be eligible for medical licensure in the state of Washington. Candidates must have expertise in cancer immunology and demonstrate a track record of peer-reviewed publications in the cancer immunology field and success in obtaining extramural funding. 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.</p> <p>Application Instructions<br /> Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae; a concise research plan (5-page limit); a diversity, equity, and inclusion statement [describing your past contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion and your future plans for continuing these efforts as a faculty member (two pages or less); and the names and contact information for five (5) professional references</p> <p>Equal Employment Opportunity Statement<br /> 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.</p> <p>Benefits Information<br /> A summary of benefits associated with this title/rank can be found at https://hr.uw.edu/benefits/benefits-orientation/benefit-summary-pdfs/. 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.<br /> Commitment to Diversity<br /> 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).</p> <p>Privacy Notice<br /> Review the University of Washington Privacy Notice for Demographic Data of Job Applicants and University Personnel to learn how your demographic data are protected, when the data may be used, and your rights.</p> <p>Disability Services<br /> To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

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