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Assistant Professor Without Tenure, Allergy & Infectious Diseases -Care of Immunocompromised Patient

Employer
University of Washington
Location
Washington, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Dec 14, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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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 2022.

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.

Qualifications

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.

Application Instructions

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 djtrice@uw.edu

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 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 https://www.washington.edu/coronavirus/vaccination-requirement/.

 

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