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Open Rank Faculty (WOT), Associate Director of Emergency Medicine Medical Student Clerkship, Emergency Medicine

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Emergency Medicine

Title: Open Rank Faculty (WOT), Associate Director of Emergency Medicine Medical Student Clerkship, Emergency Medicine

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Position Description

The University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine (SoM), Department of Emergency Medicine (DEM) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of a full-time open rank faculty member, without tenure due to funding - Associate Director of the UW Emergency Medicine Medical Student Clerkship. Emergency medicine is a required rotation for the UW SoM students and has consistently been rated among the highest of all required rotations. Students rotate within the UW Medicine emergency departments as well as at specified sites throughout the WWAMI (WA, WY, AK, MT, ID) region. In addition to this required EM clerkship, the DEM Student Programs supports an Emergency Medicine Scholars Program, a very active Emergency Medicine Interest Group, a pre-clinical Introduction to Emergency Medicine elective, and a pre-clinical preceptor program. This position will report to the Director of Student Programs and the Clerkship. Faculty in this position will have the opportunity to interface with all students in a range of activities. Our department boasts a large cohort of dedicated clinician-educators as well as a nationally known fellowship in Medical Education Research. This is an outstanding opportunity to join a talented and vibrant faculty with great expertise and devotion to medical education.  The UW SoM, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) and the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) offer excellent, wide ranging and unique opportunities for medical student education.  Faculty have access to a range of exceptional opportunities for academic growth, including collaboration with the UW Department of Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education (BIME), the Center for Leadership in Medical Education (CLIME), and the WWAMI Institute for Simulation in Healthcare (WISH).

This faculty will work in the emergency departments of HMC, which is the only Level I Trauma Center for a 4-state region and sees approximately 66,000 patients per year, and the UWMC, a tertiary/quaternary medical center with an ED volume of approximately 30,000 patients per year.  All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.

The UW SoM is a regional medical school across WA, WY, AK, MT, and ID - the WWAMI states and is recognized for its excellence in clinical training, for its world-class research initiatives, and for its commitment to community service.  

Assistant Professors WOT are eligible for multi-year appointments that align with a 12-month service period (July 1 – June 30). Associate Professors WOT and Professors WOT 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. The anticipated start date is 7/1/2023.

The base salary for this position will be $15,834 – $22,720 per month ($190,008 - $272,640 per annum) commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S Department of Labor prevailing wage determination. Please note that only compensation provided by the University is included in University benefit determination and calculations. Other compensation associated with this position includes a guaranteed incentive of $4,167 - $5,000 per month ($50,004 - $60,000 per annum) through UW Physicians practice plan, and may also include a Relocation Incentive.

The UW and the Department of Emergency Medicine is building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates. We seek candidates who demonstrate commitment to social justice, diversity, equity and inclusiveness. 

Full-time faculty may be recruited at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor commensurate with experience. 


Candidate must have a M.D. or D.O. in the field or foreign equivalent.

Successful applicants will be board certified in Emergency Medicine, highly motivated, academically focused, with three years of graduate or undergraduate medical education experience.

Candidate must possess or be eligible for full medical licensure in Washington State. 

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.


If you are interested in joining the leadership team of a world-class Emergency Medicine Education program at the highly acclaimed UW SoM please send your CV as well as a cover letter outlining your career goals and interests. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds, experience, or interests align with our goals of fostering a diverse and inclusive community and welcome candidates to include a brief statement in their cover letter. 

Please apply via Interfolio and send to on behalf of Susan Stern, MD; Professor and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine; Harborview Medical Center; 325 9th Avenue; Box 359702; Seattle, WA  98104-2499 (

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