Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Washington
United States

Assistant Professor of Medicine 


Position Overview


School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Medicine, General Internal Medicine

Title: Assistant Professor (WOT), General Internal Medicine (Hospitalist, VAPSHCS), Department of Medicine


Position Details


Position Description

The University of Washington’s Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, is seeking applicants for a full-time (1.0 FTE) faculty position to be based at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System (VAPSHCS). This position will include serving as an attending physician on the Hospital & Specialty Medicine Service Line, teaching of residents and students through attending on clinical service, and generating scholarly works related to quality improvement and patient safety.

This position will be at the Assistant Professor rank (without tenure due to funding) on the clinician/scholar pathway. Assistant professors WOT 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. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. The anticipated start date would be July 1, 2024.

Salary

This position is paid directly by VAPSHCS and receives no UW compensation.  Please refer to VAPSHCS for information about compensation for this position.

UW Benefits:

A summary of benefits associated with this title/rank can be found at https://hr.uw.edu/benefits/benefits-orientation/benefit-summary-pdfs/. Appointees solely employed and paid directly by a non-UW entity are not UW employees and are not eligible for UW or Washington State employee benefits.

Qualifications

Applicants must have an MD or DO degree (or foreign equivalent) and board certification* in Internal Medicine (or foreign equivalent) and must be eligible for medical licensure in the state of Washington.

Eligible candidates must have an established record of at least one year as a teacher in a university setting, with both medical students and residents.  Applicants must show evidence of scholarly productivity and peer-reviewed publications of original studies related to quality improvement and patienty safety.

Applicants must be U.S. Citizens (permanent residents may be appointed only if it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens).

*Note: Board certification in Internal Medicine must be completed within two years after residency.

Instructions

This position will remain open until filled. For consideration, please submit an application including CV, cover letter, a list of three (3) references, and a diversity statement (past and planned contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion).

Please address your cover letter to the chair of the search committee, Anders Chen, MD, MHS.

If you have any questions, please send an email to Rebekah Zaharia, GIM Academic HR Manager at rebekahz@uw.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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.

Benefits Information

A summary of benefits associated with this title/rank can be found at https://hr.uw.edu/benefits/benefits-orientation/benefit-summary-pdfs/. Appointees solely employed and paid directly by a non-UW entity are not UW employees and are not eligible for UW or Washington State employee benefits.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/). Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).

Privacy Notice

Review the University of Washington Privacy Notice for Demographic Data of Job Applicants and University Personnel to learn how your demographic data are protected, when the data may be used, and your rights.

Disability Services

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu.



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