Assistant or Associate Professor WOT - Department of Laboratory Medicine, Division of Genetics

Seattle, WA
Sep 09, 2019
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Assistant or Associate Professor WOT - Department of Laboratory Medicine, Division of Genetics

Seattle, WA
Open Date:
Mar 20, 2019

The Department of Laboratory Medicine at the University of Washington is seeking a full-time faculty member on the Clinician-Teacher pathway within the Department of Laboratory Medicine’s Genetics Division for appointment as an Assistant or Associate Professor, without tenure (WOT) for reasons of funding. This is a 12-month active service period, full-time position that is open until filled with an anticipated start date of summer 2019. Responsibilities will include direction of a CLIA-certified laboratory within the UW Genome Center to support large-scale clinical research projects, including clinical confirmation and return of results for the NIH All of Us Research Program. The candidate will also participate in clinical sign-out of high-complexity NGS testing within the Genetics Division clinical laboratories. Additional responsibilities will include participation in molecular genetics-oriented training and education of medical students, residents, and clinical fellows. University of Washington faculty demonstrate the highest standards of professionalism and engage in teaching, research, and clinical service. University of Washington faculty embrace the vision of excellence, collaboration, and integrity.


The successful candidate must have experience directing a CAP-accredited, CLIA-certified high complexity molecular diagnostics laboratory performing genetic testing for inherited disorders with subspecialty expertise in genetic diagnosis of Mendelian disorders. Candidates also must have a PhD and/or MD, or foreign equivalent, and should be Board eligible/certified in Clinical Pathology and/or Clinical Molecular Genetics. 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.

Application Instructions:

Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a list containing contact information for at least four references and a cover letter addressed to Colin Pritchard, MD, PhD, Division Head of Genetics, Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

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