The Department of Laboratory Medicine's Division of Informatics at the University of Washington is seeking a candidate for appointment as Assistant Professor Without Tenure (WOT) for reasons of funding. This is a 12-month active service, full-time position that is open until filled with an anticipated start date of summer 2020. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. Service responsibilities will include duties in the Informatics and NGS and Laboratory Analytics Divisions; close collaborations with other divisions (particularly Genetics and Solid Tumors and Hematopathology) are anticipated. The position will help lead the development and direction of clinical laboratory information systems, scientific computing facilities, total laboratory automation systems, electronic medical record systems, and systems to support research and bioinformatics activities in the Department and at the University. The successful candidate with be expected to develop innovative applications of technology in these areas. Time will be available for research during the initial years of appointment. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
University of Washington faculty demonstrate the highest standards of professionalism and engage in teaching, research, and clinical service. University of Washington faculty embrace the vision of excellence, collaboration, and integrity. Come join us in one of the most beautiful and exciting locations in the U.S. as we pursue our mission of creatively and durably improving health.
Applicants must possess an M.D. /Ph.D., or M.D.; be board certified or board eligible in Clinical Pathology through the American Board of Pathology; and qualify for a license to practice medicine in Washington State. In order to be eligible for University sponsorship of an H-1B visa, graduates of non-US medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
The successful candidate will be expected to have experience in medical informatics. Experience with design and implementation of bioinformatic applications in the context of human genetics and/or infectious disease is strongly preferred. The successful applicant will be expected to work with various information systems and scientific computing in a complex academic environment with systems such as Sunquest, Epic, Cerner, Beckman, and Sysmex, and cloud applications. Research experience and record of publications are required.
To apply, please provide a curriculum vitae, cover letter, and a list of at least four references addressed to Noah Hoffman, MD, PhD Department of Laboratory Medicine c/o Erica Jones, Box 357110 University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195.
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.
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