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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (WOT) in Radiology, Cardiothoracic Imaging

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Radiology

Title: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (WOT) in Radiology, Cardiothoracic Imaging

Position Details

Position Description

The Department of Radiology in the School of Medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle is recruiting for one full-time (100% FTE) faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor without tenure (WOT) by reason of funding, commensurate with experience, to join the department with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2024.  Assistant Professors WOT are eligible for multi-year appointments that align with a 12-month service period (July 1-June 30).  Associate Professors WOT and full 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 section seeks an individual who will engage in scholarly work, teaching, and clinical service in both pulmonary and cardiac imaging.  The successful candidate will work with cardiovascular MRI and CT, chest CT and chest radiographs.

The Cardiothoracic Imaging section currently has eight faculty members with a range of expertise in pulmonary and cardiac imaging and provides pulmonary, vascular, cardiac CT and MR diagnostic interpretations.  The section maintains close relationships with internal medicine, pulmonology, oncology, bone marrow transplantation, cardiology, and cardiac and thoracic surgery services at all hospital sites; the University of Washington Medical Center Montlake and Northwest campuses, Harborview Medical Center, and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.  Cardiothoracic Imaging has an active fellowship program and faculty are responsible for the instruction of cardiothoracic imaging fellows, in addition to medical students and diagnostic radiology residents.

The base salary range for this position will be: $30,322 - $37,251 per month ($363,864 - $447,012 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 UW Physicians (UWP) practice plan may provide eligibility for separate benefits offered by that organization.  This position is incentive eligible through the physicians practice plan.

For practitioners holding an appointment in one of the physicians practice plans, see the link for additional benefits that may be available at

The University of Washington (UW) is a leading referral center for interstitial lung diseases, lung transplantation, thoracic surgery, thoracic oncology, structural and congenital heart disease, interventional cardiology and hematology.  Cardiothoracic Imaging conducts conferences for inpatient internal medicine services, pulmonary medicine, interventional cardiology, oncology, and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Institute, a premier transplantation center.

UW is listed as one of the nation’s top public educational and research institutions, and the School of Medicine has been ranked second in the world, among the top two recipients of federal research grants.  Our hospitals consistently rank among the very best.  The Department of Radiology is internationally recognized as dynamic, progressive, and high impact, consummate with UW Medicine's ranking as one of the nation's leading healthcare delivery enterprises.  All UW faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.

Seattle is a cosmopolitan city that ranks among the top urban areas for quality of life.  It is a hub for aerospace, technology, and maritime industries, and is a headquartered by some of the world's largest companies.  Seattle is also family-friendly with nationally ranked schools.  The proximity of water, forests, and mountains attract nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts.  Our faculty enjoy outstanding benefits, strong support for professional growth, and an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, and artistic pursuits.


Candidates should meet the following requirements:

  • M.D., or foreign equivalent, in medicine and eligibility for full medical licensure in Washington State
  • Be board certified or board eligible in diagnostic radiology
  • Completion of an ACGME-accredited residency in diagnostic radiology and have completed a fellowship training in cardiothoracic imaging
  • Demonstrated record of scientific presentations or publications

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.


Please upload the following required forms as part of the application process:  Updated CV, Letter of Interest or Cover Letter, and Diversity Statement.  In your diversity statement please include information about your experiences with and/or commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Address inquiries to:

Karen Ordovas, M.D., MAS

Professor, Department of Radiology

University of Washington

1959 NE Pacific Street

Seattle, WA 98195


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