Assistant Professor without tenure (WOT), Neurological Surgery

Position Overview

School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Neurological Surgery

Title: Assistant Professor without tenure (WOT), Neurological Surgery

Position Details

Position Description

The Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine, invites applications for a full-time research position (100% FTE), at the rank of Assistant Professor without tenure due to funding.

This position will lead research, teaching and mentorship in the  Department of Neurological Surgery Stroke and Applied Neuroscience Center (SANS). This position will be responsible for executing computational fluid dynamics research for all aspects of neurological surgery with a particular focus on cerebrovascular and cardiovascular disease. This includes computer simulation and 3D-printed models, as well as database maintenance, and grant writing. Additional research topics may include chart review, big data analysis and manipulation, and radiological studies. Additional teaching within the department or in other UW departments (including mechanical engineering) may be pursued on an ad hoc basis. Scientific mentorship of undergraduates, medical students, graduate students and residents is expected. Obtaining independent intra- and extramural grant funding as principal and/or co-investigator is a critical aspect of this position.

This is a full-time, 12-month service period appointment (July 1 – June 30) at the Assistant Professor rank (without tenure by reason of funding). Assistant professors 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. University of Washington faculty engages in teaching, research, and service. 

The base salary range for this position will be $7,114 - $8,849 per month ($85,368 - $106,188 per year), commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination. Other compensation associated with this position may or may not include Startup, Relocation Incentive/Moving Allowance Administrative supplement for a defined administrative role, or Productivity Incentive.

The anticipated start date of this appointment is July 1, 2023.


Requirements include a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a related field or a foreign equivalent degree. Demonstrated research experience in computational fluid dynamics is required.  Successful peer reviewed biomedical research publications, grant submission track record and secured external funding is required.



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