Associate or Full Professor (Tenured), Director of the Nathan Shock Center

University of Washington - School of Medicine
Seattle, Washington State
Not Specified
Closing date
Mar 20, 2023

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The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology (DLMP) at the University of Washington (UW) seeks a nationally recognized investigator to assume Directorship of the existing UW Nathan Shock Center for Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging (NSC). The Director of the UW NSC is expected to develop and implement a vision for research in an area related to the biology of aging and to maintain a vibrant research program funded by extramural sources that adds value and dimension to the
internationally recognized geroscience research program of the DLMP.

The candidate should demonstrate exceptional publication record and research accomplishments and ability to secure extramural funding. The DLMP will provide ample research and administrative support including generous start-up resources and state of the art laboratory space.

The candidate will also assume leadership of two DLMP research
programs intertwined with the UW NSC: the UW Healthy Aging and Longevity Research Institute (HALO) and the NIH funded Biological Mechanisms of Healthy Aging T32 Training Program. Additionally, the candidate will participate in teaching and mentoring activities in the DLMP Molecular Mechanisms of Medicine and Disease PhD program and the Medical Laboratory Scientist Master’s program.

The candidate is expected to celebrate and join our commitment to a diverse, inclusive, and equitable culture in the DLMP by teaching, mentoring, working with, and collaborating with a broad community of individuals with varying backgrounds and experiences.


  • PhD or MD or DO (or foreign equivalent) with outstanding training and research
  • Experience in biology, medicine, or a related field (or foreign equivalent).
  • Expertise in research related to the biology of aging.

Additional requirements apply to candidates who want to engage in clinical care of patients including holding or being eligible for Washington State Medical License and Board-certification.

Applications will start to be reviewed on January 15, 2023 (priority deadline) and the position will remain open until filled. The start date is flexible and anticipated to be September 1, 2023. Inquiries should be directed to Daniel Promislow (

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