The Division of General Internal Medicine (GIM) in the Department of Medicine and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) and the Department of Global Health within the School of Medicine and the School of Public Health at the University of Washington are recruiting to fill a full-time faculty position at the Associate Professor without tenure level (0112) on the physician-scientist pathway, a 12-month, indefinite appointment. The primary school of the faculty appointment will be in Medicine.
IHME is a leader in quantifying health for global policy. Incumbent would be responsible for guiding and executing the intellectual content required to derive burden of disease estimates for a subset of 291 diseases and injuries, and 67 risk factors. This task will include modeling of causes of death, non-fatal health outcomes, and risk factor exposures using data from a multitude of sources and applying complex algorithms in novel statistical applications developed at IHME. The incumbent should be able to both generate the results and critique them in light of trends in the available data and epidemiological and clinical assumptions where appropriate, determine whether adjustments to models or model assumptions should be made, and finalize results in consultation with other faculty. Incumbent will be expected to present the results both internally and externally and to contribute to appropriate peer reviewed journal articles and policy reports pertaining to them. Faculty member will also take on an important leadership role in mentoring pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellows working in the field of health metrics.
In addition, this position will have clinical and teaching responsibilities in General Iinternal Medicine. The successful applicant will provide direct patient care and will serve as a teaching physician at the Adult Medicine Clinic at Harborview Medical Center (HMC). This individual will also have an integral role in education of residents and medical students through both patient-centered training and participation in formal structured curriculum.
The succesful applicant must have an MD degree (or foreign equivalent) and board certification in Internal Medicine (or foreign equivalent). Incumbent may have a PhD in epidemiology, population health, biostatistics, health informatics, health economics, health policy or a related field. The successful applicant will have a proven record of quantitative research in a health-related field including statistical modeling using multiple and large data sets.
In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-U.S.) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.
University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and level of appointment.
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a brief statement outlining research interests, and names of 5 references to Pearlie Tapang, GIM Manager of Academic HR, firstname.lastname@example.org.
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.