Research Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology and Oncology

WorkplaceSeattle, Washington, USA
Academic Personnel

School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Medicine, Hematology, Oncology

Title: Research Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology and Oncology

Position Description

The Cancer Vaccine Institute (CVI) in the University of Washington (UW) Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, is recruiting a full-time faculty member to participate in a research program concentrated on tumor immunology with the potential to focus on human T-cells or T-cell biology. An important aspect of the position would be a leadership role within the institute as Director of the CVI Immune Monitoring Core Laboratory (IML). The IML is a GLP (good laboratory practices) laboratory that performs immune monitoring on multiple clinical trials and contains a staff of research scientists which interact with other sites for multi-site studies and perform immune assays. This position would supervise the staff, ensure assay quality, and guide the staff in the development of new immune assay technologies.

This position would be appointed at the Research Assistant Professor rank(non-tenure eligible). Research 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. The position would have 0.2 FTE supplied as Director of the IML. The position will also involve participation in the instructional activities of the Division of Hematology and Oncology. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

The base salary range for this position will be: $8,750 - $10,417 per month ($105,000 - $125,004 annually) commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination.

Anticipated start date would be March 1, 2025.


Requirements include a PhD (or foreign equivalent). The successful applicant will have a research program concentrated on tumor immunology, with a focus on human T-cells or T-cell biology (or related field), and expertise in the development of clinical grade immune assays. Candidates should also have demonstrated academic scholarship in the form of publications in major peer-reviewed journals, and a record of obtaining external funding from federal granting agencies.


Interested candidates should apply via Interfolio link with a concise statement of their training, research activities, and career goals, CV, list of references, and a statement of past and planned contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (i.e., diversity statement), along with a letter of application addressed to Dr. Nora Disis.

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