Organization

Seattle Children's

Location

Seattle, Washington

Date Posted

November 8, 2022

Job Categories

Associate Professor

The University of Washington, Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics along with the Seattle Children’s Center for Diversity and Health Equity (CDHE) invites applications for a full time Research Director for the Center for Diversity and Health Equity. This candidate will be hired at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor, without tenure due to funding (WOT), on the faculty-scientist track. Salary and academic appointment at University of Washington will be commensurate with experience, qualifications, and academic rank.

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.

Associate and Full Professors  hold indefinite 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 Research Director, Center for Diversity and Health Equity provides leadership, including planning, directing and supervising the Research-focused activities of the Center for Diversity and Health Equity in a collaborative dyad partnership with CDHE Administrative Director and other hospital and research leadership and staff.

 

Responsibilities

 

The Research Director/Leader provides input and leadership on one or more of the following:

  1. Strategy and business development, health equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives, clinical research operations, research quality and safety, academic affairs, graduate medical education.
  2. The Research Director has a focus on providing effective leadership to ensure advances in health equity in research at Seattle Children’s Research Institute (SCRI), and to bring an equity framework to all research conducted at Seattle Children’s Hospital.
  3. The Director oversees existing CDHE research programs and leads creation of new programs in areas of institutional policies for research, building a pipeline for a more diverse research workforce, CDHE grant giving, and education, training, and other resources for staff and faculty to promote equity and anti-racism in research.
  4. The Director ensures that these activities are aligned with Seattle Children’s goals, vision and values.

 

Qualifications

 

  • The successful candidate will have earned a doctorate degree (MD or PhD or foreign equivalent) in a relevant field
  • Will have achieved independent research funding, an established research focus and dissemination and publication in the area of research focus.
  • A demonstrated record of research in health equity or health disparities.

 

Application Process

 

Please apply online at apply.interfolio.com/108811

Interested applicants should upload a curriculum vitae, cover letter and diversity statement. The diversity statement should address current and/or future commitments to and experiences with research-focused equity, diversity, and inclusion.


About the Organization

 

About Seattle Children’s

 

Seattle Children’s mission is to provide hope, care and cures to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Together, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Research Institute and Foundation deliver superior patient care, identify new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and raise funds to create better futures for patients.

Ranked as one of the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report, Seattle Children’s serves as the pediatric and adolescent academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho — the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country. As one of the nation’s top five pediatric research centers, Seattle Children’s Research Institute is internationally recognized for its work in neurosciences, immunology, cancer, infectious disease, injury prevention and much more. Seattle Children’s Foundation works with the Seattle Children’s Guild Association, the largest all-volunteer fundraising network for any hospital in the country, to gather community support and raise funds for uncompensated care and research.

 

Contact Name

Sabrina Tso

Contact Phone

8324948078

Contact Email

sabrina.tso@seattlechildrens.org

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