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Assistant Professor (WOT), Physiatrist with Cancer Rehabilitation Focus, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Rehabilitation Medicine

Title: Assistant Professor (WOT), Physiatrist with Cancer Rehabilitation Focus, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

Position Details

Position Description

The University of Washington’s Department of Rehabilitation Medicine is seeking a physiatrist with focus on cancer rehabilitation to join our faculty at UW Medicine as a full-time Assistant Professor (without tenure due to source of funding, which is typical of ranked faculty appointments within the department), in the Clinician-Educator pathway. Academic rank at the time of appointment is commensurate with experience and qualifications. 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. Anticipated start date will be in Spring 2024, but other dates may be considered.

We offer a collaborative and patient-centered, multidisciplinary academic environment. 

The successful candidate will join our growing, multidisciplinary oncology rehabilitation program at the University of Washington and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center (FHCC), providing clinical care to a diverse mix of oncology patients and also will have clinical responsibilities in the outpatient clinics. Opportunities to practice general outpatient rehabilitation, perform procedures (spasticity management, electrodiagnostics, etc.), and to work on the consultative rehabilitation service also are available based on the candidate’s interests and institutional needs. The selected individual will collaborate closely with clinical and research experts in supportive care at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, including Integrative Medicine, Medical Nutrition, Rehabilitation Therapies, Pain Medicine, Palliative Care, Psychosocial Oncology, and Spiritual Care. This position will support the right candidate in building an academic career that includes excellence in clinical care, teaching, research opportunities, quality improvement and program development.

There also will be opportunity to participate in the teaching of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation residents/fellows and other students, staff, or faculty. The majority of this teaching may take place as part of clinical supervision of their activities and other didactic sessions.

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

The base salary range for this position will be $14,166 - $20,194 per month ($169,992 - $242,328 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.

Other compensation associated with this position may include any of the following, if applicable: incentive through UW Physicians (UWP), moving allowance, relocation incentive. 

For physicians whose practice plan compensation makes them eligible for separate benefits beyond those outlined in the general Benefits Information section below, detail about the potential additional benefits may be reviewed at  


US News & World Report consistently ranks the University of Washington Department of Rehabilitation Medicine among the top five programs in the country. We are among the nation’s leading recipients of research and training funding from the National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense, and the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, including the TBI and Burn Model Systems grants. We have a long history of innovative clinical and research programs, strong research infrastructure, active mentoring of junior faculty and a rich network of potential clinical and research collaborators among faculty within and outside our department.  

The University of Washington and Department of Rehabilitation Medicine are committed to continually building an inclusive culture and to reducing inequities in patient care through education, research, leadership, and excellence in clinical care. We strongly believe that diversity enriches training and scientific discovery, fosters excellence, and promotes the best healthcare.    

The Seattle-Tacoma/South Puget Sound region is widely recognized as one of the most desirable locations in the United States to live and work, with a wide spectrum of cultural, educational, and sporting events, and with year-round recreational opportunities.  


  • MD, DO, or foreign equivalent and eligible for full medical licensure in Washington state   
  • Board certification or eligibility for Board Certification in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

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 foreign equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. 


Please upload the following required documents via this link:

  • CV
  • Cover letter that is responsive to the job requirements and includes statements of interest/experience in clinical care (especially related to stroke rehabilitation), research, and teaching
  • Diversity statement that reflects your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as evidenced broadly in such areas as course content, hiring practice involvement, community service, etc.
  • Names and addresses of four professional references who may be contacted by the committee for inquiries 

Applications will be accepted for a minimum of 30 days and thereafter until the position is filled. Review of completed applications will begin immediately and continue on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. 

For questions about the position, contact email, Attention: Hanna Hunter, Search Committee Chair | Cancer Rehabilitation Physiatrist | RMI 20230309-01

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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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