Pediatrics – Assistant or Associate Professor WOT (AA27973)


Position Overview


Organization: School of Medicine, Pediatrics

Title : Assistant Professor without Tenure, Associate Professor without Tenure

Search Number : AA27973


Position Details


The Division of Developmental Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington (UW) seeks a full-time Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician to join the faculty as a Clinician- Educator at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, without tenure (for reasons of funding).

This opportunity is ideal for a candidate seeking a career that balances clinical and teaching interests across a variety of clinical settings. The Division is made up of faculty and associates with diverse academic and advocacy interests. The successful candidate will have flexible opportunities to collaborate within and across disciplines in clinical, teaching and research activities consistent with their own professional interests; they may continue or develop specific areas of expertise. The individual may also choose to pursue active leadership roles in policy and program development. There is a long and productive history of faculty mentoring and integration of new faculty into the division to promote individual success.

Our clinical focus spans the spectrum of developmental and behavioral conditions (e.g., autism, learning and intellectual challenges, physical disability, genetic disorders, high-risk infant / cardiac developmental follow up, Tourette syndrome, craniofacial malformation, psychosocial circumstances). In addition, you will provide inpatient consultation support.

This position takes advantage of a wide variety of:

  • Clinical settings: Seattle Children’s Hospital (SCH), the University of Washington, and outreach clinics throughout Washington State and Alaska
  • Care models: independent, inter- and multi-disciplinary evaluations.

Faculty will formulate diagnostic impressions, develop ongoing management plans, and promote and maintain community partnerships for infants, children and adolescents and their families from widely represented cultural backgrounds. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

Other highlights include the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities (LEND) program, the SCH and UW Autism Centers, and the UW Center on Human Development and Disability (CHDD) / University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD).

The University of Washington, the Seattle Children’s Hospital, and the pediatrics residency program are consistently ranked among the top in the United States. Faculty members work closely with Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics fellows from 2 ACGME-accredited programs, with residents and medical students and with faculty and subspecialty fellows from other disciplines.

This position requires an M.D. or D.O, or foreign equivalent degree, and board certification/eligibility in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics or Neurodevelopmental Disabilities or an international equivalent. Individuals will be appointed in the School of Medicine.

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.

Application Instructions

 Please send your curriculum vitae and the names of three references to: 

William O. Walker, Jr., M.D.,

Chief, Division of Developmental Medicine,

Box 356320, M/S OC 9.840, Department of Pediatrics,

University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 98195 

Tel: 206-987-2590

Email, william.walker@seattlechildrens.or

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.