The Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (AID) in the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington (UW) is recruiting for a tuberculosis (TB) clinical research position with appointment as a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor without tenure due to funding on the physician/scientist pathway. This is a 12 months per year appointment anticipated to start March, 2019. This individual will be a faculty member in the Department, with clinical and research activities. We seek to recruit an emerging or established leader in the field of global TB/HIV research with a focus on TB in pregnancy and pediatric TB and an interest in expanding these activities, including serving as a key leader in the emerging UW TB Research and Training Center, mentoring, teaching and participating as Joint faculty in the UW Department of Global Health, contributing leadership to the UW Global Center for Integrated Health of Women, Adolescents, and Children (Global WACh).The individual would be expected to attend on the Harborview Medical Center (HMC) inpatient infectious diseases consult service and/or general medicine service as well as the HMC General Infectious Diseases Clinic where they would supervise and teach infectious diseases fellows, residents, and medical students.
The qualified candidate will hold an MD degree (or foreign equivalent) and be board certified or board eligible in infectious diseases (or foreign equivalent). The successful applicant will have training and demonstrated experience in global TB/HIV research with evidence of publications and research grant funding. The candidate must have excellent demonstrated verbal and written skills. 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.
Interested parties should apply through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/55927 and upload a CV, detailed letter of interest, and three letters of recommendation addressed to the search committee chair, Dr. Grace John-Stewart. For any questions please contact Carmen Davis, 908 Jefferson St., UW Box 359928, Seattle WA 98104 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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About UW Medicine - Allergy and Infectious Diseases
The Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, in the University of Washington Department of Medicine, is a community of over 85 full time faculty members and 50 clinical faculty members. Our mission is to promote excellence in training, scholarship, and clinical care in Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Members of our faculty have been nationally and internationally recognized for their work in a variety of subspecialties, including phagocyte biology and function, HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases and infections, viral diseases,
immuno-compromised hosts, bacterial pathogenesis, geographic medicine, urinary tract infections, and the molecular biology of infectious diseases. We strive to create an atmosphere that fosters diversity for its intrinsic importance and the benefits that it brings to individuals, institutions, and society. We value and honor diverse experiences and perspectives and strive to create welcoming and respectful learning environments, and promote access, opportunity and justice for all.