The University of Washington School of Medicine is seeking qualified candidates for Chair of the Department of Immunology. The position is full-time and tenured with appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor commensurate with experience. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2022. This position annual service period of 12 months [July 1-June 30].
The Department of Immunology is an integral part of a vigorous research community and has outstanding research and training programs, including participation in undergraduate and graduate programs. The Department ranked 5th in the world by the National Taiwan University Global Rankings and 6th by US News and World Reports Global Rankings. The position will demonstrate a commitment to building and sustaining an inclusive climate for all faculty, staff and students. All UW faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.
Applicants must have a PhD (or foreign equivalent) in Immunology or a related biomedical discipline. An MD (or foreign equivalent) is also acceptable. Applicants must also have demonstrated academic leadership skills and an internationally recognized research program in Immunology.
Please submit an application (including a cover letter, diversity statement, and CV) through Interfolio.
The committee will begin reviewing applications on September 15, 2021, but the position will remain open until filled.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
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, 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 (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/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 (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).