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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, Medical and Cancer Genetics Programs

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center

April 3, 2024
The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center (Fred Hutch) and the University of Washington (UW) are jointly recruiting a full-time faculty member. The position will be dual appointed with a primary faculty appointment in the Clinical Research Division at Fred Hutch and a secondary appointment in a UW department determined by board certification. The position will report to the Senior Vice President (SVP) of the Clinical Research Division at Fred Hutch.

The incumbent will provide strategic leadership and business development with a strong vision to develop and grow the Fred Hutch Medical Genetics Program. This leader will contribute to our mission of delivering outstanding clinical care and developing excellence in research in the areas of cancer genetics, inherited risk, risk assessment, and cancer risk reduction, including surveillance and prevention. The successful candidate would be expected to: i) lead Fred Hutch’s Hereditary Cancer Genetics Research and Clinical Programs and ii) galvanize multi-disciplinary translational research within Fred Hutch.

Responsibilities include recruitment, oversight and mentorship of faculty, clinicians and trainees on the cancer genetics team, and oversight of clinical care delivery on the cancer genetics clinical service, which includes multidisciplinary risk assessment and cancer risk reduction for complex and high-risk individuals. The position is also charged with developing educational materials for oncology clinicians and developing the DNA biobanking service. The successful candidate will be appointed in the Clinician Scholar track and will spend approximately 40% of time on clinical care based on the candidate’s interests (and institutional need).

Anticipated Start Date January 1, 2025



The ideal candidate should have a record of and primary interest in hereditary cancer genetics as well as an active clinical research interest in the application of cancer genetics to the treatment of human disease. Expertise in and focus on genetic predisposition, susceptibilities, and risk-reduction for cancers is highly desirable.

Applicants must have an MD/DO degree (or foreign equivalent) and board certification (or foreign equivalent) in medical oncology, medical genetics, hematology, internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics, or other relevant clinical field, and be board certified or board eligible in clinical medical genetics or have extensive experience practicing in cancer genetics. Applicants must be eligible for medical licensure in the state of Washington. 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.

The annual base salary range for this position is from $200,181-$292,548 for faculty hired at the Assistant Professor rank, from $243,755-$340,826 for faculty hired at the Associate Professor rank and from $295,162-$394,863 for faculty hired at the Professor rank.