Clinical Assistant Professor or Clinical Associate Professor (Melanoma-Renal)

University of Washington - Dept. of Medicine
Seattle, Washington State
Salary and faculty rank will be commensurate based on qualifications.
Closing date
Dec 17, 2023

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Position Title
Clinical Assistant Professor or Clinical Associate Professor (Melanoma-Renal), Division of Hematology and Oncology

Seattle, WA

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Position Description
The University of Washington (UW) Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology is recruiting for a full-time (1.0 FTE) faculty member to join the Melanoma-Renal group. The position would be at the Clinical Assistant Professor or Clinical Associate Professor level. This position will hold an annual appointment that align with a 12-month service period (July 1-June 30) and may be reappointed to subsequent annual terms. 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. The position will focus primarily on ambulatory clinical care of patients with skin and kidney cancers, encompassing a breadth of knowledge across sub-specialties within oncology. There is a secondary focus on inpatient consultations with on-call requirements. Participation in clinical research is encouraged with clinical trials support provided. The position may also involve participation in the clinical and instructional activities of the Division of Hematology and Oncology. Teaching responsibilities would involve oversight of trainees during outpatient and inpatient clinical activities, in concert with the educational programs of the division.

Salary and faculty rank will be commensurate based on qualifications. The Melanoma-Renal group is committed to providing outstanding patient care, through cutting edge research trials with a strong focus on immunotherapy, to patients with melanoma, Merkel cell carcinoma, other non-melanoma skin cancers, and kidney cancers. We expect this position to actively engage in the group’s research and teaching priorities, while facilitating delivery of exceptional clinical care to cancer patients at a world-renowned comprehensive cancer center. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

The base salary range for this position will be: $17,167 - $21,714 per month ($206,004 - $260,568 annually) commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination. This range is inclusive of base salary provided through the UW Physicians (UWP) practice plan, in addition to base salary provided by the University. Other compensation associated with this position may include incentive through UW Physicians (UWP) practice plan. Please note that only compensation provided by the University is included in University benefit determinations and calculations. Compensation provided by UW Physicians (UWP) practice plan may provide eligibility for separate benefits offered by that organization. Please see additional benefits that may be available:

Anticipated start date would be March 1, 2024.

Requirements include MD or DO (or foreign equivalent), fellowship training in Medical Oncology and Hematology (or foreign equivalent), American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) eligible or certified in Medical Oncology or Hematology (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. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.

Application Instructions
Interested candidates should submit a CV, a concise description of their training, career goals and a statement of past and planned contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (i.e., diversity statement), along with three references addressed to Dr. Shailender Bhatia.

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 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 ( 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 (

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