Associate Teaching Professor, Part-Time, Associate Director of Strategic Planning, Family Medicine Residency Network

Position Overview

School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Family Medicine

Title: Associate Teaching Professor, Part-Time, Associate Director of Strategic Planning, Family Medicine Residency Network

Position Details

Position Description

The Department of Family Medicine (DFM) at the University of Washington School of Medicine (UWSOM) improves the health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities through leadership in education, scholarship and clinical care. The Associate Director of Strategic Planning supports the strategic, educational, scholarly, and operational efforts of the WWAMI Family Medicine Residency Network (FMRN), specifically providing oversight of strategic planning, program directors’ continuing education, and FMRN data and scholarship efforts, as well as providing technical assistance and fostering collaboration.

This position will be expected to engage in strategic planning, collaborative projects and scholarship, will engage in graduate medical education including dealing with current national and regional efforts in this space and will apply curricular structures for effective adult learning. The successful candidate will also be expected to use strong communication and organization skills to work collaboratively with regional and university faculty and staff and address diverse audiences at different levels of leadership.

Reporting to the Director of the WWAMI-Region Family Medicine Residency Network (FMRN), the position will hold a non-tenured faculty appointment at the rank of Associate Teaching Professor at 60% FTE.

Associate Teaching Professors hold annual appointments that align with a 12-month service period (July 1-June 30) and may be reappointed to subsequent annual terms. 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 February 1, 2023, or soon thereafter.

The full-time base salary range for this position will be: $5,753 - $11,667 per month ($69,036 - $140,000 annually) to be pro-rated based on FTE and commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination.

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

Primary Responsibilities

  1. Oversee the FMRN Directors' Strategic Planning, helping to execute projects arising from the biennial/triennial plan and monitoring progress on all areas. Participate directly with leading/co-leading strategic initiatives.
  2. Plan and conduct quarterly Program Director Development continuing education sessions, based on ongoing needs assessment and with an eye toward innovation, diversity and inclusion, and program support.
  3. Keep an eye on national issues regarding the discipline of Family Medicine to share back with the FMRN, including legislative and regulatory updates.
  4. Provide technical assistance to new and emerging programs in the region and nationally, including by representing the FMRN and DFM as part of the Leadership Team of the HRSA-funded Rural Residency Program Development Technical Assistance Center and the Teaching Health Center Program Development Technical Assistance Center.
  5. Oversee FMRN data collection, management, and analysis efforts, including collaborating with the FMRN team and regional faculty on research project design, methodology, data collection and analysis.
  6. Collaborate with FMRN, regional, and DFM staff and faculty to produce scholarly works.
  7. Provide support for new initiatives and projects, including grant-writing and strategic management.
  8. Participate as an ex-officio member of the FMRN Executive Committee to support strategic and educational efforts.
  9. Serve on the WPRN Steering committee (representing the FMRN) and actively support the collaboration of the FMRN and the WPRN and other regional efforts.
  10. Serve on other section/department or school committees as needed.
  11. Represent DFM and UWSOM at conferences, workshops and meetings.


  1. MPH or foreign equivalent required
  2. Minimum of 7 years' experience teaching or supporting scholarship at an institution of higher education
  3. Demonstrated experience successfully creating and managing activities for continuing education.
  4. Experience in strategic planning, project and operational program management, with demonstrated success.
  5. Track record of scholarly contributions, including peer-reviewed publications and presentations.


Interested applicants can apply by submitting their CV, cover letter, a statement of past and planned contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (i.e., diversity statement) and contact references.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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

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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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