The University of Washington Virginia Merrill Bloedel Hearing Research Center (VMBHRC) and the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery are seeking candidates for a full-time tenured and endowed position as the Virginia Merrill Bloedel Chair in Basic Hearing Science. The position represents one of the two endowed chairs within the Bloedel Center, an interdisciplinary University-wide facility supporting basic, applied, and translational hearing research from molecules to behavior. The position seeks an accomplished auditory or vestibular scientist at the associate professor or professor rank.
Laboratory space is available in the Virginia Merrill Bloedel Hearing Research Center.Joint appointments are available in a variety of other departments across the University of Washington. Join a cohesive, innovative, and enthusiastic department and research center with strong existing faculty, excellent technical resources, and tremendous research opportunities.
The applicant must have an MD or PhD and a strong track record of funded biological research and mentoring. Enthusiasm for training residents in basic science as well as graduate students and postdoctoral fellows is highly desirable.
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
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