Position in Basic and Translational Reproductive
Department of Obstetrics
& Gynecology and Department of Genome
The Institute for Stem Cell
Research and Regenerative Medicine
The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Department of
Genome Sciences, and the Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative
Medicine at the University of Washington announce a joint search
for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor
rank. This is a 12-month service period position and is anticipated
to start July 2022. All University of Washington faculty engage in
teaching, research, and service.
We seek an individual (PhD and/or MD or foreign equivalent) with
training and scholarly achievements in genomics and reproductive
science who has a strong commitment to research and education. We
welcome applications from creative scientists who use genetic,
genomic, proteomic and stem cell techniques to investigate basic
mechanisms of reproductive physiology and disease— with the
over-arching translational goal of fostering women’s reproductive
In addition to directing an innovative research program in
reproductive science, qualified individuals must have excellent
teaching credentials, be committed to enhancing diversity in
academia, and be willing to participate in medical and graduate
educational programs (~ 20% time).
Laboratory and office space will be provided by the Research
Division of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, which
occupies approximately 6,000 sq. ft. of laboratory space at the
South Lake Union Campus of the University of Washington, and the
Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, which occupies
several floors of laboratory space at the Campus. The SLU Campus is
a dynamic research environment and offers outstanding opportunities
for interdisciplinary collaborations (https://www.uwmedicine.org/research/sites-facilities/slu).
To apply, please submit all materials electronically
through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/71021.
Please send inquiries by email to Ms. Cynthia Bowden at
- Curriculum Vitae (CV).
- Description of research accomplishments and
plans: Please describe the significance of your past
research accomplishments, the potential impact of your future
research, your plans for grant applications, and how you would
contribute to and benefit from intellectual engagement with the
faculty in the participating departments (e., Obstetrics
& Gynecology, Genome Sciences and ISCRM) and the University of
Washington as a community (3 pages or less).
- Description of teaching experience, interests and
reflections on pedagogical philosophy. Describe your
teaching experience (medical and graduate education), educational
philosophy, and areas of expertise in teaching about reproduction
and medicine (1 page or less).
- Description of commitment to diversity.
Describe how you envision fostering the values of diversity and
inclusiveness to enhance the opportunities for all students,
faculty and staff (1 page or less).
- Please have 3 references submit letters of recommendation
through the Interfolio link below
- Reprint (pdf) of 2 selected publications.
Review of applications will begin on December 3, 2021 and
continue until the position is filled. The top candidates will be
invited to the University of Washington to give a seminar and a
chalk talk and meet faculty members of the participating
institutions. If still warranted by the SARS Cov-2 pandemic, we may
conduct these visits virtually.
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,
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