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Associate Professor without tenure, or Full Professor without tenure, Section Chief in Department of Pediatrics, Division of Critical Care Medicine

Position Overview

School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Pediatrics, Critical Care Medicine

Title: Associate Professor without tenure, or Full Professor without tenure, Section Chief in Department of Pediatrics, Division of Critical Care Medicine

Position Details

Position Description

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington is recruiting a Section Chief for Cardiac Intensive Care in the Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and the Pediatric Heart Center. The Section Chief will be responsible for the coordination and administration of clinical and academic activities within the Cardiac ICU Section and will also serve as an Associate Division Chief for the Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. The Section Chief will work closely with Critical Care, Pediatric Heart Center, Seattle Children’s Hospital, and Department of Pediatrics leadership to achieve excellence in the clinical, educational, research, and quality improvement activities of the CICU Section. The successful candidate will be expected to support the department's commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Opportunities are available for research and collaboration with scientists at Seattle Children’s Research Institute, as well as all biomedical departments at the University of Washington. This position will offer unique opportunities to coordinate existing programs and develop new programs in pediatric cardiac intensive care. The position is full time. Applicants will be appointed at the level of Associate Professor without tenure by reason of funding, or full Professor without tenure by reason of funding, on the Clinician Scholar or Faculty Scientist pathway. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Anticipated start date is Winter 2023.

Associate and Full Professors hold indefinite 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. 

All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

The base salary range for this position will be: Associate Professors MD $20,036 - $30,054 per month ($240,433 - $360,649 annually), Professors MD $24,063 - $36,095 per month ($288,762 - $433,144 annually) commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination.

This range is inclusive of base salary provided through the Children’s University Medical Group (CUMG) practice plan, in addition to base salary provided by the University. Please note that only compensation provided by the University is included in University benefit determinations and calculations. Compensation provided by Children’s University Medical Group (CUMG) practice plan may provide eligibility for separate benefits offered by that organization.


Applicants must have an MD, DO, or MD/DO combined (or foreign equivalent) and US Board certification or US Board eligibility in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and have completion of additional fellowship training of at least 12 months dedicated specifically to pediatric cardiac intensive care or completion of an accredited pediatric cardiology fellowship. Greater than 5 years of clinical work primarily (> 50%) of clinical activity in pediatric cardiac intensive care may substitute for a pediatric cardiac intensive care or pediatric cardiology fellowship. 

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 3 steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.


Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and statement of interest, as well as a diversity statement.

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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 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

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