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Assistant Professor on the Tenure Track, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Joint Recruitment)

University of Washington, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Washington, DC
Closing date
Nov 26, 2022

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The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Department of Genome Sciences, Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine and the Brotman Baty Institute at the University of Washington announce a joint search for a full-time faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank on the Tenure track with an anticipated to start July 1, 2023.

Laboratory and office space will be provided by the Research Division of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, which occupies approximately 6,000 sq. ft. of laboratory space at the South Lake Union Campus of the University of Washington, and the Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, which occupies several floors of laboratory space at the Campus. The SLU Campus is a dynamic research environment and offers outstanding opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations ( All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

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. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. Candidates will be expected to provide medical services at the University of Washington affiliated hospitals, train residents and medical students, and make academic contributions to the field.

The successful candidate will primarily be conducting research into the biology and physiology of normal human reproduction, and into the mechanisms underlying pathogenic processes that lead to undesirable conception and pregnancy outcomes. Within this general framework, they will have freedom to pursue topics and questions they deem most significant, interesting, and impactful. They will also work with mentors and other members of OBGYN, ISCRM, Genome Sciences, and BBI, as appropriate, to help shape their ideas and weigh the significance of their research for human reproductive health. The individual will also be expected to seek help for grant applications from faculty mentors and peers. The successful will also participate in our departments educational activities, such as grant forums and occasional teaching in courses for medical students and will also mentor students, postdoctoral fellows and junior faculty. In addition to directing an innovative research program in reproductive science, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in medical and graduate educational programs (~ 20% time).

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Washington is committed to an inclusive environment and to reducing inequities in patient care through education, research, leadership and excellence in clinical care. We strongly believe that diversity enriches training, scientific discovery and promotes the best healthcare. The successful candidate will be expected to support the department's commitment to diversity. Women, transgender and non-binary individuals, and individuals from under-represented backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information regarding our commitment and to see our values in action, please visit:

  • MD or DO or foreign equivalent. A PhD in a relevant field (or MD/PHD) or foreign equivalent is also acceptable.
  • Scholarly achievements in genomics and reproductive science
  • Record of research using genetic, genomic or proteomic techniques and stem cells to investigate basic mechanisms of reproductive physiology and disease
  • Excellent teaching skills using modern teaching methods, as demonstrated by recommendation letters and teaching evaluations

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit the following documents electronically through Interfolio at Inquiries can be sent by email to Ms. Bowden at
  1. Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  2. Description of research accomplishments and plans: Please describe the significance of your past research accomplishments, the potential impact of your future research, your plans for grant applications, and how you would contribute to and benefit from intellectual engagement with the faculty in the participating departments (i.e., Obstetrics & Gynecology, Genome Sciences and ISCRM) and the University of Washington as a community (3 pages or less).
  3. Description of teaching experience, interests and reflections on pedagogical philosophy. Describe your teaching experience (medical and graduate education), educational philosophy, and areas of expertise in teaching about reproduction and medicine (1 page or less).
  4. Description of commitment to diversity. Describe how you envision fostering the values of diversity and inclusiveness to enhance the opportunities for all students, faculty and staff (1 page or less).
  5. References. Please have 3 references submit letters of recommendation through the Interfolio
  6. Reprint (pdf) of 2 selected publications.
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