Seattle, Washington State
February 03 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The University of Washington seeks candidates for the position of Director of the Washington National Primate Research Center. The WaNPRC conducts basic and applied biomedical research in its four divisions: Global Programs, Infectious Diseases and Translational Medicine (IDTM), Gene Therapy and Regenerative Medicine (GTRM) and Neuroscience. The Director is responsible for all aspects of the leadership and management of the WaNPRC. The Director is responsible for assuring that the day-to-day operations of the Center are conducted in compliance with all applicable regulations and rules of applicable regulatory agencies and of the University of Washington, and in accord with the mission, guidelines, and reporting requirements of the National Primate Research Center Program as defined by the National Institutes of Health Office of Research Infrastructure Programs.

The successful candidate will (1) possess a significant record of personal success as a scholar and administrator, (2) be the recipient of peer-reviewed biomedical research support, (3) meet the requirements for appointment as faculty in an appropriate academic department in the University, (4) have direct experience with, and value nonhuman primate research as a model for understanding human health, (5) have a thorough awareness of the national biomedical research environment.

For a full job description, and to apply, please view:, click ‘Find a Staff Job’, then search for Req#186524, or click here to view posting. Priority consideration will be given to those applications received by March 12, 2021.

Contact Information: WaNPRC Director Search Advisory Committee, Primate Center website:

The 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.