Assistant or Associate Professor without tenure (WOT), Department of Pediatrics, Division of Genetic Medicine
University of Washington
Location: Seattle, WA
Internal Number: 113998
The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Genetic Medicine at University of Washington is recruiting a full-time academic biochemical geneticist at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor, without tenure (WOT) on the Clinician-Scholar pathway. Salary and academic appointment at University of Washington will be commensurate with experience, qualifications, and academic rank.
Assistant Professorsare eligible for multi-year 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.
Associate and Full Professors 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.
Responsibilities will include patient care (inpatient consultations, primary inpatient service, outpatient biochemical genetics clinics at the various Seattle Children's Hospital sites and the University of Washington, and regional clinics in Washington) and teaching of medical students and residents. Opportunities will be available for clinical research and collaboration with physician/scientists in the Seattle Children's Research Institute and basic scientists in the Departments of Pediatrics and Genome Sciences at the University of Washington. Clinical biochemical genetic services are currently provided by five biochemical geneticists, three genetic counselors, three nurses, three dietitians, and one social worker.
Anticipated start date is Summer 2023.
All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.
Applicants should have an MD, or DO, or MD/DO combined (or foreign equivalent). Be board-certified in Clinical Genetics (MD or DO required) and be either board-certified or board-eligible in Clinical or Medical Biochemical Genetics. Positive factors for consideration include but are not limited to board certification in Pediatrics or Internal Medicine.
In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of a 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 applicants should upload a current curriculum vitae, cover letter and statement of past and planned contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion (i.e. diversity 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.
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