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Posting Date: 10/24/2023

Closing Date: 12/30/2023

Job Information/Description:

The Public Health Sciences (PHS) Division of Fred Hutch is seeking a candidate with a focus on Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) to join an expanding group of innovative faculty focused on advancing health equity across the cancer care continuum. Candidates of all academic ranks—Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor with a PhD, MD, or MD/PhD, or equivalent—are encouraged to apply. Research areas of interest include but are not limited to: identifying and understanding the biological, social, environmental or systemic factors associated with cancer outcomes and/or health disparities (for example, using social epidemiology to identify targets for interventions; developing and testing interventions to promote health equity for underserved communities; dissemination and implementation science; and/or care delivery research that seeks to eliminate inequities among underserved populations). The successful candidate will develop/continue an independent research program within our collaborative, multidisciplinary environment.

Faculty will join a supportive and highly collaborative environment that is committed to ensuring the development and success of strong research and mentoring programs. Successful candidates will be invited to join the Cancer Epidemiology or Cancer Prevention Program, based on fit with the candidate’s background and training, area of research, and preference. There may be additional opportunities for collaboration with Fred Hutch’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and/or the Office of Community Outreach and Engagement.

Fred Hutch is an independent, nonprofit organization providing adult cancer treatment and groundbreaking research focused on cancer and infectious diseases. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch is the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in Washington.

With a track record of global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy and COVID-19 vaccines, Fred Hutch has earned a reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures to the world’s deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.

At Fred Hutch we value collaboration, compassion, determination, excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. These values are grounded in and expressed through the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our mission is directly tied to the humanity, dignity and inherent value of each employee, patient, community member and supporter. Our commitment to learning across our differences and similarities make us stronger. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an anti-racist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, anti-racism and inclusion.
Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit: 1) a curriculum vitae; 2) a concise research statement that describes past accomplishments and future goals (three pages or less); 3) a diversity statement describing your past contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion and your future plans for continuing these efforts (two pages or less); and 4) contact information for three letters of recommendation. Reference letters will be solicited for Assistant Professor applicants and may be solicited for senior applicants over the course of the search process. For consideration, applicants need to have a PhD, MD, MD/PhD, or other doctorate degree and an academic track record consistent with rank. All components must be submitted for the application to move forward in the review process.

Applications received before December 1st, 2023 will be given full consideration by the search committee, though this search will remain open until the position is filled. Contact Charles Smarr at [email protected] with any questions.

The annual base salary range for this position is from $165,000 to $393,196 for faculty hired at the Assistant Professor rank, from $185,059 to $420,547 for faculty hired at the Associate Professor rank, and from $207,555 to $472,040 for faculty hired at the Full Professor rank. Pay offered will be based on experience and qualifications. Pay for Faculty positions is based on a variety of factors, including degree, specialty, clinical practice and experience. This position is eligible for relocation assistance and sign-on bonus. 

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center offers employees a comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance health, well-being, and financial security. Benefits include medical/vision, dental, flexible spending accounts, life, disability, retirement, family life support, employee assistance program, onsite health clinic, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation (22 days per year), paid sick leave (up to 30 calendar days per occurrence of a qualifying reason), paid holidays (up to 13 days per year), paid parental leave (up to 4 weeks), and partially paid sabbatical leave (up to 12 months for professor track faculty, up to 6 months for other scientific staff). 

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