Assistant Professor WOT in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Women’s Health

Position Overview

School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Title: Assistant Professor WOT in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Women’s Health

Position Details

Position Description

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Washington is committed to an inclusive environment and to reducing inequities in patient care through education, research, leadership and excellence in clinical care. We strongly believe that diversity enriches training, scientific discovery and promotes the best healthcare.

We are seeking a passionate, Obstetrics and Gynecology physician for our Generalist Division. This position will be full-time at the Assistant Professor (WOT) without tenure by reason of funding on a 12 months service period (July 1 - June 30). This position will also be responsible for direct patient care in general obstetrics and gynecology and will have ample opportunities for scholarly work in education, Quality Improvement QI and/or research. This individual will work in an ambulatory clinic site with a diverse patient population and in L&D and the OR with medical students and residents and will participate in resident and medical student education including clinical teaching, didactics, simulation activities, and QI/Patient safety. The successful candidate with demonstrate outstanding communication skills and administrative work and leadership within an academic setting, and in team-based care, and establish an excellent record of clinical service. The successful candidate will be expected to provide care at multiple sites and to take night and weekend call and provide high-quality, compassionate care to a diverse patient population and the successful candidate will be expected to engage in excellent education, leadership, mentorship and research consistent with the academic mission of the University of Washington.

Assistant Professors WOT are eligible for multi-year 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. This position has an anticipated start date of July 1, 2023. Candidates will be expected to provide medical services at the University of Washington affiliated hospitals, train residents and medical students, and make academic contributions to the field. 

The base salary range for this position will be: $19,167 - $25,000 per month ($230,004 - $300,000 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 UW Physicians (UWP) 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 UW Physicians (UWP) practice plan may provide eligibility for separate benefits offered by that organization.


  • MD or DO degree or foreign equivalent
  • Board eligibility or certification in Obstetrics and Gynecology or foreign equivalent
  • 1 year or more experience in managing complex gynecologic referrals including surgical proficiency in both laparoscopy and open procedures
  • 1 year or more experience in obstetric and gynecologic emergencies and trauma 

All candidates must be eligible for and able to maintain a Washington State medical license. 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.


Applicants should apply by uploading a letter of interest, diversity statement, and a current CV electronically through Interfolio. Inquires can be sent to Ms. Bowden at 

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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

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint ( Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (

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