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Associate Professor (WOT), Medical Oncology (Sarcoma and Palliative Care)

University of Washington
Washington, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Dec 28, 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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Position Description

The University of Washington (UW) Department of Medicine and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch) are jointly recruiting a full-time faculty member in the UW Division of Medical Oncology, specializing in research and clinical care in sarcoma and palliative care. This position would be at the Associate Professor rank (without tenure due to funding) and would include an equivalent appointment at Fred Hutch. This position would have an annual service period of 12 months [July 1-June 30]. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to participate in ongoing funded clinical and laboratory research programs related to the biology and treatment of cancer. In addition, the candidate will have the opportunity and resources to develop his/her own clinical research program. Teaching responsibilities would involve oversight of housestaff and fellows during ambulatory and inpatient activities and delivery of lectures to housestaff, fellows, and the general medical community. This position will be expected to fulfill our commitment to institutional service and diversity, equity and inclusion.

University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

Anticipated start date would be May 1, 2022.


Successful applicants will have demonstrated excellence in teaching, clinical oversight of learners, and research mentorship. The candidate should have a demonstrated record in clinical, translational, or laboratory-based research, with a primary focus on sarcoma and palliative care. 

Applicants must have an MD degree (or foreign equivalent) and board certification (or be board eligible for current palliative care fellows) in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. 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

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae; a concise statement of their training, research activities, career goals; a diversity statement of past and planned contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion; and list of at least three (3) references, along with a letter of application addressed to Dr. Lee Cranmer. Applicants with a substantial laboratory-based commitment should explicitly discuss the research methods they are currently using and their requirements to achieve independence.

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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