Assistant Professor - Tenure Track

Seattle, Washington State
Salary is commensurate with education and experience with University benefits
September 18 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
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The Department of Genome Sciences at the University of Washington is continuing to recruit outstanding faculty under its chair, Dr. Stanley Fields. Research in the department encompasses genetic, genomic and proteomic analysis of humans and model organisms. The department also has a significant interest in population and evolutionary genetics, complex trait analysis, technology development, and computational biology across all levels.

The department invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, tenure-track. All UW faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. This is a 12 month, multi-year appointment with an anticipated start date of September 2020.  

To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by November 1, 2019.


Applicants must hold a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree, or foreign equivalent. 

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 foreign equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.

Application Instructions

Candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests (inclusive of mentoring, outreach, diversity efforts and teaching), and four signed letters of reference to Interfolio (

For additional information that may be helpful in preparing an application, see the department’s web site at

Equal Employment Opportunity 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.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint ( Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (