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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (without tenure), Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology Non Invasive Imaging

Position Overview

School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Pediatrics, Cardiology

Title: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (without tenure), Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology Non Invasive Imaging

Position Details

Position Description

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington is seeking an open rank faculty position as full-time Assistant Professor (without tenure by reason of funding), Associate Professor (without tenure by reason of funding) or Full Professor (without tenure by reason of funding) on the Clinician Scholar pathway to join the Division of Cardiology. Academic rank at the time of appointment is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Anticipated start date is January 2024

The base salary range for this position will be: Assistant Professors MD $16,535 - $24,803 per month ($198,420 - $297,636 annually), Associate Professors MD $19,719 - $29,578 per month ($236,628 - $354,936 annually), Professors MD $25,495 - $38,242 per month ($305.940 - $458,904 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 Children’s University Medical Group (CUMG) 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 Children’s University Medical Group (CUMG) practice plan may provide eligibility for separate benefits offered by that organization.

Other compensation associated with this position may include incentive through Children’s University Medical Group practice plan. Additional administrative responsibilities may be offered to a specific candidate with appropriate experience and qualifications which may result in an administrative supplement (ADS).

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.

Associate and Full Professors  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.

General Responsibilities:

  • Perform responsibilities in a wide range of non-invasive cardiac imaging modalities, including transthoracic, transesophageal, 3D-echo and strain. 
  • Participate in clinical and research responsibilities with focus in Fetal Echocardiography.
  • Perform and interpret imaging and physiologic data needed to understand underlying pre and postoperative simple and complex cardiac congenital pathologies in neonates, children and adults.
  • Serve as an attending physician in the Echocardiography Laboratory at Seattle Children's Hospital.
  • Timely completion of echocardiogram interpretation and reporting of results with appropriate communication to referring providers.
  • Participate equally in the non-invasive imaging cardiology call service.
  • Participate in task forces and committees as requested by the applicable service line or Seattle Children’s Leadership.

Clinical Care:

  • Participate in outpatient, inpatient cardiology and consultation. Provide excellent clinical care and in the process, support safe, efficient and high quality services.
  • Ensure appropriate coordination and integration with other services in the care of their patients.
  • Engage with consultants and other providers in a multi-disciplinary model of care.  


  • Work with administrative and clinical leaders to support quality and performance improvement to ensure that program goals are attained.
  • Participate in task forces and committees, as applicable to Service line or Seattle Children’s leadership.


  • Support timely review of any patient safety events.
  • Respond in a timely manner to physician or patient related feedback or complaints.
  • Support legal, regulatory and accreditation requirements.  
  • Participate regularly in physician variability documentation and IAC conferences to maintain lab accreditation.
  • Support and participates in M&M program and identifies opportunities for improvement
  • Provide input to continuing education activities designed to maintain and enhance competencies
  • Maintain professionalism with regards to billing, documentation, conference attendance and collaboration with peers, trainees, staff, patients and families.


  • Identify opportunities and actively participate in scientific investigations and collaborations.
  • Maintain academic productivity commensurate for rank and for the Clinician-Scholar.  


  • Support cardiac clinical educational programs for sonographers, medical students, residents, fellows and nursing.
  • Provide advanced clinical and research training for non-invasive cardiac imaging fellow.  
  • Participate and contributes to quality improvement projects and/or curriculum development.

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


The successful candidate will have an MD, or DO (or foreign equivalent)

  • Board certified/eligible for Pediatric Cardiology
  • 4th year advance imaging fellowship training required
  • Must be currently licensed as a physician and eligible for licensure as a physician in the State of  Washington

In order to be eligible for University sponsorship  for an H-1B visa, graduates of a 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 submit via Interfolio, a current curriculum vitae, a personal cover letter and statement of past and planned contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion (i.e.,diversity statement).

For questions please contact Luciana Young, MD at



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