Assistant or Associate Professor, Without Tenure, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematol...
Oct 23, 2018
Pediatric Oncology Faculty Position at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Washington
The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch) and the University of Washington (UW) are jointly recruiting a full-time laboratory-based faculty member at the Assistant/Associate Member, and Assistant/Associate Professor level, WOT (without tenure due to funding, 12-month service period position), on the Physician/Scientist pathway in the Clinical Research Division of Fred Hutch and the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Department of Pediatrics at the UW. The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home of three Nobel laureates, is an independent, nonprofit research institution dedicated to the development and advancement of biomedical research to eliminate cancer and other potentially fatal diseases. Recognized internationally for its pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation and immunotherapy, Fred Hutch and the UW provide a unique environment for conducting translational research and clinical care. Fred Hutch in collaboration with its clinical and research partners, the University of Washington and Seattle Children's, is a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center.
The goal is to recruit a prominent scientist/thought leader and translational researcher in the field of pediatric malignancy, with solid malignancies a priority; physician faculty member would participate in the care of patients with pediatric malignancies, either in oncology or stem cell transplant service. The successful candidate is expected to engage in active laboratory and clinical research related to the molecular therapeutics of neoplasms common in children. Recruiting for Winter/Spring 2019.
The primary appointment will be in the Clinical Research Division of Fred Hutch.
Candidates must demonstrate a track-record of high-quality peer-reviewed publications, as well as independent funding or competitive funding potential.
Applicants must have an MD, MD/PhD, or PhD degree (or foreign equivalent) and US Board certification in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (for physician candidates). Physician candidates, 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 letter summarizing research goals and career plans and their application here: https://apply.interfolio.com/51944
For more information about this position please contact: Dr. Soheil Meschinchi at [email protected]