Acting Assistant Professor, Acting Associate Professor, Acting Professor, Family Medicine

Position Overview

School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Family Medicine

Title: Acting Assistant Professor, Acting Associate Professor, Acting Professor, Family Medicine

Position Details

Position Description

The Department of Family Medicine (DFM) at the University of Washington School of Medicine leverages the transformative power of family medicine to create more just and equitable healthcare for all through education, scholarship, and clinical care. Come join us as we seek to transform primary care and build an integrative delivery model that puts the patient first and seeks to care for the whole person, family and community. 

We are committed to three core tenets: 1) ensuring high quality, rigorous, patient-centered education for students and residents; 2) providing compassionate, high caliber, evidence-based clinical patient care; and 3) maintaining an internationally recognizable research organization focused on increasing the quality, effectiveness, accessibility, and sustainability of primary care. The DFM promotes diversity, health equity and inclusivity. We value the unique talents and contributions of each individual and strive to build a diverse faculty and staff representative of the communities we serve.

The Department of Family Medicine is seeking six (6) positions appointed as Acting Assistant Professor, Acting Associate Professor or Acting Professor. These positions will be 80% clinical and 20% administrative/teaching with an anticipated start date of June 1, 2023, or soon thereafter.

Acting Assistant Professors, Acting Associate Professors and Acting 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.

These positions will have the opportunity to participate in the full spectrum of clinical practice including obstetrics and/or inpatient attending, and outpatient primary care services, according to experience, interest and availability.

Attending on all services includes a teaching component with our residents, fellows and medical students. Research and scholarship are important parts of our department. Collaboration and teamwork are valued by all of our faculty. Other duties could be assigned, based upon Departmental needs. 

The base salary range for this position will be: $8,693.33 - $26,720.17 per month ($104,320 - $320,642 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 the UW Physicians (UWP) practice plan may provide eligibility for separate benefits offered by that organization. Other compensation associated with this position may include incentives through the UW Physicians practice plan.

For practitioners holding an appointment with the UW Physicians practice plan, see this link for additional benefits that may be available:

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


These positions will report to the Vice-Chair of Clinical Programs.


  • MD, DO or other doctoral terminal degree (or foreign equivalent) in a relevant field
  • Board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine
  • Must hold or be eligible for Washington State medical license
  • Positive factors for consideration include, but are not limited to, obstetrics fellowship training, and experience with or demonstrated commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)

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.


Interested applicants should apply to Interfolio with a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, contact information for at least two references and a statement of past and planned contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (i.e., diversity statement).

Informal inquiries can be directed to Misbah Keen 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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