The University of Washington (UW) Department of Medicine and
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center (Fred Hutch) are jointly recruiting
for a full-time faculty member in the Division of Medical Oncology,
to engage in clinical research and clinical care of patients
with gastrointestinal cancers. This position would be at the
Assistant or Associate Professor rank (without tenure due to
funding). Salary and academic appointment at University of
Washington will be commensurate with experience, qualifications,
and academic rank. Assistant professors (WOT) are eligible for
multi-year appointments and associate professors (WOT) hold
indefinite appointments that both 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. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching,
research, and service. 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. The
position will also involve participation in the clinical and
instructional activities of the Division of Medical Oncology.
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
Anticipated start date would be June 2023.
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 candidate must have a demonstrated record in clinical
research with a primary focus on gastrointestinal cancer.
Requirements include MD (or foreign equivalent), completion of a
fellowship in Medical Oncology and/or Hematology (or foreign
equivalent), and American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
eligible or certified in Medical Oncology or Hematology (or foreign
equivalent). 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.
Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a
concise statement of their training, research activities, career
goals and list of references, as well as a diversity statement of
past and planned contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion,
along with a letter of application addressed to Dr. E.
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/.