Cardiovascular Scientist at the University of Washington

Seattle, Washington State
October 23 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Cardiovascular Scientist

at the University of Washington

The Department of Medicine, University of Washington is recruiting a full-time (100% FTE) laboratory-based investigator to join the Division of Cardiology. The successful applicant will have an active research program and a strong publication and funding record, appropriate to rank.  We seek an applicant whose research will complement existing institutional strengths in vascular and cardiac biology including cardiovascular genetics, cardiac myocyte biology, gene therapy, and genomics.  MD, MD/PhD or PhD degree or equivalent, required.  If MD, applicants will preferably be board certified/eligible or equivalent in cardiovascular diseases (or foreign equivalent).

The successful applicant will be appointed to the full-time faculty at the University of Washington at the Assistant , Associate or Full Professor level , without tenure, or the Research faculty track, commensurate with qualifications. This is a12-month, indefinite appointment.  Laboratory space will be available at the South Lake Union campus of the University of Washington, along with a substantial start-up/transition package. In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-US) 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. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

“University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

The position will remain open until filled. Qualified applicants should send a letter of interest and a CV to:

Kelly Waters

Department of Medicine, University of Washington,

1959 NE Pacific St., Box 356422, Seattle WA 98195-6422