The University of Washington (UW) is recruiting a full-time
faculty member in Radiation Oncology on the clinician-educator
pathway as an Assistant Professor without tenure by reason of
funding. This will be a primarily clinical position with
protected time for scholarly activity. This position will
serve as Physician Lead of the Brachytherapy program. The disease
site specialization will be gynecologic malignancies with a focus
on biomedical informatics. The successful candidate will
build a clinical and translational research program and contribute
to all segments of the academic mission. The Department of
Radiation Oncology has an established mentorship program that
supports junior faculty and others in professional
development. University of Washington faculty engage in
teaching, research and service. The successful candidate will
be expected to advance our mission of clinical care, research,
education, and equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI). Women and
minorities are especially encouraged to apply.
The selected candidate will be proposed for appointment to the
full-time faculty at the University of Washington on the
clinician-educator pathway as an Assistant Professor without tenure
by reason of funding with an anticipated start date of July 1,
2022 or earlier. This position has an annual service period
(July 1 - June 30). This is a full-time position with a 12-month
appointment with salary paid over 12 months.
UW Medicine and its partner institutions (UWMC, Seattle Cancer
Care Alliance, Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center, Seattle Proton
Center, Seattle Children’s Hospital, VA Puget Sound) provide an
extensive and outstanding array of radiation oncology modalities
for cancer patients. The Department of Radiation Oncology treats
over 2,800 patients annually from a multi-state region covering
over 25% of the U.S. geographic area. The University of Washington
has the only Radiation Oncology department in North America that
has clinical particle beam delivery systems for both proton and
neutron therapy. Our clinical approach is collaborative with
numerous multidisciplinary clinics and tumor boards. We enjoy
strong collaborations with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research
Center. The Department has 30 physicians, 8 advanced practice
providers, 26 physicists, and 3 research faculty.
Educational opportunities in our residency programs, fellowship
programs and post-doctoral fellowships abound. The successful
candidate will be expected to support the department's commitment
to research and education and engage in strong collaboration
with the multidisciplinary clinical teams.
The City of Seattle:
The metropolitan region is an urban area of 3.8 million people
with a diverse population and an associated rich arts and cultural
scene. Amenities include restaurants, coffee shops, breweries,
cinema, live theater, live music, art, pop culture, a foodie scene,
and urban homesteading. Seattle is the gateway to the great
outdoors with hiking, camping, skiing, snowshoeing, sailing,
kayaking, fishing, and whale watching within an hour of the city.
Beyond the mountains to the west, there is the Pacific Ocean and,
to the east, deserts, fruit, and wine country. Seattle is one of
the fastest-growing cities with significant industries in
biotechnology, computer technology and communication, global
health, and e-commerce. The variety of neighborhoods within Seattle
and surrounding areas offer a diversity of environments for
families and single adults to call home, connected by bike
commuting trails and a rapidly growing public transportation
The successful applicant must have an MD or a DO, or foreign
equivalent, and be board certified or eligible in Radiation
Oncology with the American Board of Radiology (ABR); candidates who
are ABR board eligible must become board certified within two years
of faculty appointment. The candidate must have substantial
expertise with brachytherapy for gynecologic malignancies.
Positive factors for consideration include but are not limited to
post-residency training in brachytherapy.
In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B
visa, graduates of foreign (non-US) 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.
Interested candidates should submit a CV, cover letter and
diversity statement via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/100737.
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/.