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Assistant or Associate Professor WOT - Cardiac Surgeon


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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Surgery

Title: Assistant or Associate Professor WOT - Cardiac Surgeon


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Position Description

The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle is recruiting for one full-time, Cardiac Surgeon faculty position at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor rank without tenure by reason of funding (WOT). Assistant Professors WOT are eligible for multi-year appointments that align with a 12-month service period (July 1 – June 30). Associate 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 salary and rank are commensurate with training, qualifications, and experience, with an expected start date in Summer 2023.

At the rank of Assistant Professor (WOT), the base salary range for this position will be: $31,667 - $34,167 per month ($380,004 - $410,004  annually). At the rank of Associate Professor (WOT), the base salary range for this position will be: $42,500 - $48,334 per month ($510,000 - $580,008 annually). Base salaries at all ranks will be commensurate with candidate 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. Other compensation associated with this position may include incentive through UWP. 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.

For practitioners holding an appointment in one of the physicians practice plans, see the link for additional benefits that may be available at:  https://faculty.uwmedicine.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/UWP-Benefits-Summary-for-recruitingef-edits-v3.pdf

This position will perform general cardiac surgery procedures as part of the Section of Cardiac Surgery, and will be expected to participate in heart transplantation and ventricular assist devices. The primary site of practice for this position is the University of Washington Medical Center-(UWMC) Montlake campus. Patient care may also be provided at or coordinated with Harborview Medical Center, UWMC-Northwest campus, and the Veteran’s Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System. The cardiac surgeon will also be responsible for teaching and training of residents, fellows and medical students, as well as participation in quality metrics, clinical and/or basic science research. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. 

Qualifications

A successful candidate must hold an MD (or foreign equivalent) and be board certified or board eligible (or foreign equivalent) by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

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.

Instructions

Interested candidates should apply via Interfolio with cover letter outlining qualifications for the position, current curriculum vitae, contact information for four professional references, and a statement of past and planned contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (i.e. diversity statement).

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

A summary of benefits associated with this title/rank can be found at https://hr.uw.edu/benefits/benefits-orientation/benefit-summary-pdfs/. 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 (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/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 (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).

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To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu.

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