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Assistant Professor (WOT), Department of Pediatrics, Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research

Seattle Children's Research Institute - BTCCCR
Seattle, Washington State
Commensurate with education and experience.
Closing date
Jan 18, 2022

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Life Sciences, Oncology, Cancer Research
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The Division of Hematology/Oncology and Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine is recruiting 2 full-time Pediatric Oncologists on the Faculty Scientist track at the level of Assistant Professor, without tenure due to funding (WOT), commensurate with experience and qualifications. This is a multi-year appointment over a 12 month service period, July 1 to June 30. Anticipated start date is Winter or Spring 2022.

This position will demonstrate a commitment to basic and/or translational cancer research that is relevant to children, adolescents, and young adults with cancer. Ample laboratory space and resources for the candidate will be provided by the Seattle Children’s Research Institute, where the investigator will join the Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research (

In addition to leading their own independent research program, the candidate will provide up to 25% effort to the clinical care of patients as part of a talented multidisciplinary team at Seattle Children’s Hospital, the largest pediatric cancer program in the Pacific Northwest.

All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.


Applicants must have an MD or DO degree (or foreign equivalent), and be board certified or board eligible in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. Applicants must have completed a pediatric residency and a pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship.

Applicants must provide evidence of research productivity in and commitment to basic/translational pediatric oncology research. Invited applicants will also be expected to conduct a formal presentation to our faculty, which would highlight their current research and plans for developing an externally-funded, independent research program.

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.

Application Instructions

Upload CV, cover letter, diversity statement and names of 3 academic referees to Interfolio: 

The diversity statement should address current and/or future commitments to and experiences with equity, diversity, and inclusion.

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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. 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 (

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information Under Washington State Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.1, University of Washington (UW) workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit

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