The Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (AID) in the
Department of Medicine at the University of Washington is seeking
applicants for a full-time faculty position. This position will be
at the Assistant Professor level, without tenure for reasons of
funding (WOT), and will have clinical, teaching, and research
responsibilities. This position has an annual service period of
12-months [July 1-June 30] and is anticipated to start in July
The successful candidate will lead investigator-initiated
research in the immune response to chronic viral skin infection,
focusing on lymphocyte clonal tracking and lymphocyte biology. They
will also provide clinical care of immunocompromised patients, such
as with HIV and oncology patients, and participate in retrospective
clinical research in these populations. The candidate will
participate in a combination of outpatient clinic and inpatient
consult attending that is equivalent in time commitment to 3 months
of inpatient attending, as determined by needs of the infectious
diseases clinical service at UW and the SCCA.
The duties of this position include publishing in the field of
infectious diseases, teaching and mentoring. Teaching will include
ad hoc clinical teaching on the inpatient and outpatient infectious
diseases consult services, as well as in classroom and small group
instruction for residents, fellows, and medical and dental
students. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching,
research and service.
Applicants must hold a MD (or foreign equivalent) degree and be
board eligible/board certified in Infectious Diseases (or foreign
equivalent). Successful candidates must demonstrate at least 2
years of experience in herpesvirus research with a focus on skin
and mucosal immunity, from the perspective of lab-based
translational research and computational biology. Additionally,
they must demonstrate scholarly research in retrospective clinical
studies and translational research by way of publications in the
field. 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.
Please apply through the University of Washington's Interfolio
site at: https://apply.interfolio.com/99328.
Please provide a detailed cover letter addressing your career
aspirations, a copy of your most updated CV, and three (3)
references, as well as a diversity statement of past and planned
contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion; for questions
please contact Danielle Julien Trice at firstname.lastname@example.org
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/.