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Assistant Professor without Tenure, Neurological Surgery-Brain Tumors

University of Washington
Washington, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Nov 9, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Surgery
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Description

The Department of Neurological Surgery at UW Medicine seeks candidates for a full-time Assistant Professor without tenure by reason of funding on the clinician-scientist track.  University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. 

Clinical responsibilities include neurosurgical management of benign and malignant brain tumors and oversight of the multi-disciplinary care of brain tumor clinical trials.  Research or scholarship responsibilities may include leadership of clinical, translational, and/or basic research in brain tumors, with funding from the National Institutes of Health, other federal or Foundation funding agencies as PI or Investigator. Teaching responsibilities include the education of medical students, residents, and fellows.

The proposed clinician-scientist role spans the UW Medicine system, which includes six entities at UW Medicine, the Alvord Brain Tumor Center, and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, a world leader in patient care, cancer research, and education that has been designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2022. Assistant Professors in the Department of Neurosurgery have an annual service period of 12 months [July 1-June 30]. This is a full-time position. 


Applicants must have a M.D. (or foreign equivalent). An M.D./Ph.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) is also acceptable.

Applicants must be American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS) board certified or board eligible. 

Applicants must have expertise in glioma and metastatic brain tumor surgery, brain tumor research, and multi-disciplinary brain tumor treatment.

Applicants must have completed a Neurological Surgery Oncology fellowship program.

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.

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit a CV, contact for 3 references, a diversity statement and any additional document(s) through Interfolio.

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 (

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information

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

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