The Department of Physiology & Biophysics at the University
of Washington invites applications for a full time, tenure-track
assistant professor position with an anticipated start date of
September 2022. Tenure track faculty have an annual service period
of twelve months (July 1 – June 30).
The Department of Physiology & Biophysics is built on the
principles of integrity and service. These principles are the
foundation of our contributions to the State of Washington, the UW,
the international science community, and the broader public. Our
mission centers on three areas. Discovery: to
explain physiological processes at the molecular, cellular, tissue,
and organismal levels. Training: to provide
high-quality, rigorous training that prepares students and
postdoctoral scholars for science- and medicine-related
careers. Communication: to disseminate scientific
results and share our passion for science. For further
information please see:
All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching,
research, and service. The successful candidate will be expected to
establish an independent research program, to contribute to the
teaching responsibilities of the department through existing or new
courses, and to contribute to the department’s commitment to
service within the School of Medicine, the University of Washington
or the greater Seattle community.
We welcome applications from individuals with research interests
that complement and extend the department’s current activities.
Work in the department spans a wide range – including questions
about many different biological systems at scales ranging from
molecular to systems. Our search will be similarly broad.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. (or foreign equivalent) in a
relevant field. A MD degree or M.D./ Ph.D (or foreign equivalents)
are also acceptable.
Application packages should include a curriculum vitae, a
description of research accomplishments and plans, names of three
references, a diversity statement, and up to two papers or
manuscripts as PDFs and must be submitted electronically through
Review of applications will begin on November 15 and will
continue until the position is filled.
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).
COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and
Under Washington State Governor Inslee’s
Proclamation 21-14.1, University of Washington (UW) workers
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 https://www.washington.edu/coronavirus/vaccination-requirement/.