The University of Washington (UW) is recruiting a full-time
faculty member in Radiation Oncology on the clinician-educator
pathway as an Associate or Full Professor without tenure by reason
of funding. This will be a primarily clinical position with
protected time for scholarly activity. The disease site
specialization will be determined based upon the needs of the
department, the interests of the candidate and as approved by the
Chair. The successful candidate will build a clinical and
translational research program and contribute to all segments of
the academic mission. University of Washington faculty
engage in teaching, research and service.
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 Associate or Full Professor
(without tenure by reason of funding) with an anticipated start
dates of July 1, 2022. Associate and full professors WOT hold
indefinite appointments that align with a 12-month service period
(July 1-June 30). Faculty with 12-month service periods are paid
for 11 months of service over a 12-month period (July-June),
meaning the equivalent of one month is available for paid time off.
Appointment rank will be commensurate with experience and
qualifications. We are seeking highly motivated applicants to
advance our mission of clinical care, research, education, and
equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI). Women and minorities are
especially encouraged to apply.
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. Technical capabilities of the Department
include 8 Elekta linear accelerators, 1 Varian Ethos, IMRT, VMAT
and SBRT capability, Gammaknife radiosurgery with the Perfexion
ICON system for multi-fraction SRT; 7 CT simulators, direct access
to MRI and PET/CT based planning; Pinnacle, CMS, Raystation, MIM,
LDR and HDR brachytherapy, IORT, intravascular brachytherapy,
respiratory gating, C-RAD and Calypso beacon localization. Proton
Therapy and an active Neutron Therapy program further broaden the
technical capabilities and therapy options.
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 29 physicians, 8 advanced practice
providers, 26 physicists, and 3 research faculty. Educational
opportunities in our residency programs, fellowship programs and
post-doctoral fellowships abound. A strong interest and commitment
to research and education is expected, as well as strong
collaboration with the multidisciplinary clinical teams.
The City of Seattle:
The city of Seattle is in proximity to the Pacific coast and
mountains with ample year-round outdoor recreational activities.
The city’s rich arts and cultural scene make it one of the
most geographically and culturally desirable places to live in the
U.S. Seattle offers ample opportunity to attend professional
sports venues, a myriad of museums and restaurants, music and other
cultural events, as well as many outdoor activities, including
skiing, boating, walking, hiking and biking, in close vicinity.
Natural beauty lies within close reach of the city as Washington
hosts expansive parks, forests, lakes and mountains.
NOTE: This position will require work to be performed
on-site at a Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) facility. SCCA
requires all individuals, including University of Washington
faculty clinicians, working at an SCCA facility to be fully
vaccinated against COVID-19. Unlike UW’s vaccination policy which
is appended below, the SCCA policy does not provide for religious
or medical exemptions. As such, a UW offer associated with this
recruitment is contingent upon, among other things, the preferred
candidate demonstrating that they are fully vaccinated against
COVID-19 by no later than the commencement of their
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.
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 curriculum vitae, letter
of interest, and diversity statement via Interfolio.
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/.