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Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor, or Clinical Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor, or Clinical Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center

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Position Description

University of Washington invites applications for a full-time faculty psychiatrist position at the clinical assistant professor, clinical associate professor or clinical professor rank in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences deployed to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center with an anticipated start date in early 2023. Clinical assistant professors, clinical associate professors, clinical professors in the department have an annual service period of 12 months (July 1-June 30). 

Our integrated psychosocial oncology program is built on a multidisciplinary collaborative care model. Responsibilities will include being a proactive team member at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, as well as clinical consultation and treatment of oncology patients in the ambulatory setting. Experience in consultation-liaison psychiatry and multidisciplinary collaboration are essential. The successful candidate will have expertise in psycho-oncology, diagnostic assessment, psychotherapy, psychopharmacology, and behavioral therapies. Applicants with strong academic potential in research or education will be preferred.

Providers are afforded up to a full day per week of administrative/academic time on the service.

Fred Hutch, which is ranked as one of the top cancer centers nationally, is home to three Nobel Prize winners and the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, Idaho (WWAMI) region. The UW School of Medicine has emerged as the leading public medical school in NIH research funding while simultaneously ranking as the number one rated medical school in primary care training.


  • World class medical center - #1 rated hospital in Washington
  • High clinician satisfaction – our department ranked #1 at UW Medicine
  • Opportunities for teaching, research, and mentorship
  • An innovative, stimulating environment
  • Competitive base salary and robust incentive plan
  • Generous health, life and disability insurance and retirement benefits

Washington is ranked the #1 state to live in by US News & World Report for the second consecutive year. The Puget Sound region is a thriving metropolitan area with leading universities and health care programs and a large presence of Fortune 100 companies with job opportunities for family/spouses: Amazon, Starbucks, Microsoft, Google, Tableau, Expedia, Redfin, Facebook, and Costco, to name a few. Seattle is called the Emerald City, with 485 parks and extensive natural areas within the city limits.

CLOSE TO UW/Fred Hutch:

  • Rowing, kayaking, sailing, fishing in fresh or salt water: 0-15 mins
  • Hiking, fishing, skiing in Cascade Mountains: 50 minutes
  • Mount Rainier National Park & Olympic National Parks: 2 hours
  • Pacific Ocean beaches, clam digging, surfing: 2 hours
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: 2.5 hours


The base salary range for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination. 

The base salary range for a Clinical Assistant Professor position will be $16,667 - $19,584 per month ($200,004 - $240,008 annually).

The base salary range for a Clinical Associate Professor position will be $19,584 - $21,667 per month ($235,008- $260,004 annually).

The base salary range for a Clinical Professor position will be $20,000 - $25,000 per month ($240,000 - $300,000 annually).

Additional compensation associated with this position may include temporary salary supplement (TPS), administrative salary supplement (ADS) and/or incentive payments through the UW Physicians (UWP) practice plan. 

For more information contact Dr. Jesse Fann, MD, MPH - Medical Director of the Department of Psychosocial Oncology by email to


As a University of Washington employee, you receive excellent benefits including a variety of health plan options, generous retirement plans, life insurance and long-term disability coverage. While many of these programs are administered by the Washington State Public Employees Benefit Board, the UW Benefits team helps new employees understand their options at Welcome Day and provides those preparing to retire resources and guidance.

Summary of Benefits for Faculty with Appointments of 9 - 12 Months.


  1. An M.D. or D.O. or foreign equivalent, current medical licensure, and eligibility for a Washington State medical license.
  2. 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.


  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Professional References
  4. A statement detailing how your teaching, research, and/or clinical service has supported underrepresented populations across dimensions of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, backgrounds, and interests. Applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further the Department’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

For more information contact Dr. Jesse Fann, MD, MPH - Medical Director of the Department of Psychosocial Oncology by email to

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