The Division of Hematology/Oncology and Department of Pediatrics
at the University of Washington School of Medicine is recruiting a
full-time Pediatric Oncologist on the Faculty Scientist track at
the level of Assistant Professor, without tenure due to funding
(WOT), commensurate with experience and qualifications. This is a
multi-year appointment over a 12 month service period, July 1 to
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. Anticipated
start date is Summer or Fall 2022.
This position will support the department's commitment to basic
and/or translational cancer research that is relevant to children,
adolescents, and young adults with cancer. Ample laboratory space
and resources for the candidate will be provided by the Seattle
Children’s Research Institute, where the investigator will join the
Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research.
In addition to leading their own independent research program,
the candidate will provide up to 25% effort to the clinical care of
patients as part of a talented multidisciplinary team at Seattle
Children’s Hospital, the largest pediatric cancer program in the
All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching,
research, and service.
Applicants must have an MD or DO degree (or foreign equivalent),
and be board certified or board eligible in Pediatric
Hematology/Oncology. Applicants must have completed a pediatric
residency and a pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship.
Applicants must provide evidence of research productivity in
basic/translational pediatric oncology research
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.
Upload CV, cover letter, diversity statement and names of 3
academic referees. The diversity statement should address
current and/or future commitments to and experiences with equity,
diversity, and inclusion.
Applicants will also be expected to conduct a formal
presentation to our faculty, which would highlight their current
research and plans for developing an externally-funded, independent
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/.