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Assistant Professor on the Tenure Track in The Department of Ob/Gyn (joint recruitment)

University of Washington
Washington, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Oct 28, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Basic and Translational Reproductive Sciences 

Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Department of Genome Sciences and 

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 health.

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 (

To apply, please submit all materials electronically through Interfolio at Please send inquiries by email to Ms. Cynthia Bowden at

  1. Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  2. 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).
  3. 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).
  4. 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).
  5. Please have 3 references submit letters of recommendation through the Interfolio link below
  6. 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, 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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