Gastroenterology – Assistant Professor WOT (AA20339)

Position Overview

Organization: School of Medicine, Medicine

Title : Assistant Professor without Tenure

Search Number : AA20339

Position Details


The University of Washington (UW) Department of Medicine is recruiting a full-time faculty member at the Assistant Professor level (JCC 0113), without tenure due to funding (WOT), on the Physician/Scientist pathway in the Division of Gastroenterology in the Department of Medicine at the UW (12-month, multi-year appointment). The successful candidate is expected to engage in research and the clinical practice of gastrointestinal motility and functional gastrointestinal disorders, and possess skills and background in the development of technology applications for monitoring and treating functional gastrointestinal disorders. Candidates must demonstrate a track record of high quality peer-reviewed publications, and evidence of the potential for independent research and competitive funding. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. Position will remain open until filled.

The primary appointment will be in the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington. Applicants must have an MD (or foreign equivalent) with board certification in Gastroenterology (or foreign equivalent). In order to be eligible for 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.

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, and a letter summarizing research goals and career plans to: Dr. Margaret Heitkemper at

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.