Asst. or Assoc. Professor WOT, Cytogenetics & Molecular Clinical Director, Division of Genetics, UW
The Genetics Division of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Washington (UW) Medicine, is recruiting a faculty member on the Clinician-Teacher pathway at the rank of Assistant Professor without tenure. The Genetics Division includes faculty who collaborate with pathologists, laboratory geneticists, medical geneticists, oncologists, and researchers across UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, and Seattle Children’s Hospital in an extremely collegial, supportive, and interactive environment.
This position will be expected to engage in academic endeavors, and to engage in clinical cytogenetics and laboratory genomics research. Clinical review/release of cases and on-call responsibilities will be shared with other Genetics Division faculty focused on the application of cytogenetic and molecular genetic technologies to evaluate cancer and inherited and rare genetic disorders. This position will serve as a full-time clinical director for Genetics Division clinical laboratories that have a broad test menu, including chromosome analysis, FISH, chromosomal microarrays on both constitutional and oncology specimens, inherited genetic disease testing, noninvasive prenatal screening, and somatic tumor testing. Opportunities exist to participate in method validation and clinical research that can lead to presentations and scientific publications. Additional responsibilities include teaching residents, fellows, medical students, and medical laboratory science undergraduate students. The successful candidate is expected to develop an area of scholarship appropriate to their clinical and/or educational interests. Our large clinical laboratory team consists of ABMGG/ABP board-certified laboratory directors who collectively sign out over 20,000 tests annually.
Assistant Professors without tenure are 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. This position remains open until filled with an anticipated start date of 7/1/2023, but is flexible.
Associate Professors without tenure 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. This position remains open until filled with an anticipated start date of 7/1/2023, but is flexible.
UW Medicine faculty engage in patient care, educational programs, and translational research.
The base salary range for this position will be: Assistant Professor range: $11,537 to $21,433 per month ($138,443 to $257,190 annually), Associate Professor range: $15,006 to $26,236 per month ($180,075 to $314,833 annually), commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination. This range is inclusive of base salary provided through the UW Physicians (UWP) practice plan, in addition to base salary provided by the University. Please note that only compensation provided by the University is included in University benefit determinations and calculations. Compensation provided by UW Physicians (UWP) practice plan may provide eligibility for separate benefits offered by that organization.
The innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical to our mission. This position will contribute to our core values of openness, innovation, and scientific excellence and share our commitment to actively fostering and maintaining a diverse, antiracist and inclusive working environment. We encourage applications from women and minority candidates, individuals with disabilities, and individuals from all groups that are underrepresented in Science and Medicine. This position will teach, mentor, and work with individuals from a wide spectrum of backgrounds.
Candidates must have a PhD, MD, or foreign equivalent, and should be Board eligible/certified in Clinical Molecular Genetics, Laboratory Genetics and Genomics, Molecular Genetic Pathology, Clinical Pathology, and/or other CLIA-recognized board certifications.
To be eligible for UW sponsorship for an H1-B visa, graduates of 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.
Applicants should apply via interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/122918) and upload their CV, a letter detailing research interests and future goals, a diversity statement, and contact information for at least three references addressed to Tina Lockwood, PhD, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.