The University of Washington’s Department of Medicine, Division
of Medical Genetics is recruiting for a full-time faculty position
at the Research Assistant Professor rank. This position is
essential to fill a critical role of an independent investigator as
part of the Division’s effort to foster its genome editing
This position has an annual service period of 12 months (July
1-June 30) and is anticipated to start in July 2022. The University
of Washington, including the Division of Medical Genetics and the
Department of Genome Sciences, is at the forefront of modern
genomics technology and its applications to human disease. The
successful candidate will be expected to engage in cutting-edge
research using in vivo hematopoietic stem cell therapy, viral gene
transfer vectors and mouse models, using the latest genome editing
tools such as prime editors to correct genetic diseases or generate
disease models for newly discovered genetic variants. The
successful candidate will have opportunities to attract independent
research funding and collaborate with other internationally
recognized members of the faculty developing and using cutting-edge
technologies and access state-of-the-art research facilities and
clinical research programs. University of Washington faculty engage
in teaching, research and service.
The position will remain open until filled.
The position is not tenure eligible.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. (or foreign equivalent) in a
relevant field and at least 3 years of post-doctoral research
experience with a publication record in the field of genome editing
for therapeutic purposes.
Please submit a CV, cover letter, contact information for 3
references, and a statement of past and planned contributions to
diversity, equity, and inclusion (i.e., diversity statement) at
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/.