Assistant Professor of Medicine

University of Washington

United States

Assistant Professor of Medicine 


Position Overview


School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Medicine, Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine

Title: Research Assistant Professor - Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine (Molecular Genetics)


Position Details


Position Description

The University of Washington (UW) is recruiting for a full-time Research Assistant Professor (non-tenure eligible) in the Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in research focused on animal modeling and the molecular genetic mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases of aging.

Research Assistant Professors are eligible for multi-year appointments that align with a 12-month service period (July 1–June 30). Faculty with 12-month service periods are paid for 11 months of service over a 12-month period (July–June), meaning the equivalent of one month is available for paid time off.

Anticipated start date would be January 2025 or thereafter.

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

Salary:

This position is paid directly by the VA Puget Sound Health Care System (VAPSHCS) and receives no UW compensation. Please refer to VAPSHCS for information about compensation for this position.

Qualifications

Requirements include a PhD (or foreign equivalent), in molecular genetics or related field. 

Instructions

Interested candidates should submit a CV, cover letter that includes a concise description of their training, scholarly activities, and career goals, and a diversity and equity statement that addresses either 1) experiences with diversity efforts in training, professional/military work, previous teaching, and service or 2) potential to foster more equitable healthcare delivery in the Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine inclusion to the Search Committee, University of Washington.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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.

Benefits Information

A summary of benefits associated with this title/rank can be found at https://hr.uw.edu/benefits/benefits-orientation/benefit-summary-pdfs/. Appointees solely employed and paid directly by a non-UW entity are not UW employees and are not eligible for UW or Washington State employee benefits.

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).

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Disability Services

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu.



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