The Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine and the Center for Emerging and Re-emerging Diseases (CERID) at the University of Washington are recruiting for a full-time Assistenant Professor without tenure due to funding (0113) on the physician/scientist pathway. This is a 12-month, multi-year appointment. CERID's mission is to facilitate synergistic infectious diseases research, excellence in emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, with specific strengths in host defense, biochemistry, immunology, pathogenesis, and drug & vaccine development.
The successful candidate's research will focus on molecular and/or cellular infectious diseases research. This position is designed for faculty with a basic science or translational research program with independent grant funding that focuses on microbial pathogenesis, therapy, vaccines, or the host immune response. The candidate must hold an MD degree (or foreign equivalent), be board certified in Internal Medicine (or foreign equivalent) and, at a minimum, board eligible in Infectious Diseases (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 equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. Applicants should have an established record of publication related to host-pathogen interactions. We are particularly interested in applicants with demonstrated research experience related to the host response with expertise in macrophage and T-cell biology as well as human genetics. With regard to clinical activities, this faculty member will perform inpatient consults and serve as an attending physician in relevant outpatient clinics, including virology clinic and infectious disease clinic. In these clinics he/she will supervise and teach Infectious Disease fellows as well as other residents, fellows and medical students rotating in these clinics.
University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. 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, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Interested parties should email their CV and letter of interest to Thomas Hawn, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine, c/o Carmen Davis, 750 Republican St., UW Box 358061, Seattle WA 98109 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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