Assistant Professor without Tenure, Emergency Medicine

Position Overview

School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Emergency Medicine

Title: Assistant Professor without Tenure, Emergency Medicine

Position Details

Position Description

The University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine (DEM) is seeking two (2) Assistant Professors without tenure (WOT) due to funding at 1.00 FTE for the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) and Harborview Medical Center (HMC). The Department of Emergency Medicine encompasses the UWMC main, the UWMC-Northwest Hospital (NWH), and the Harborview Medical Center Emergency Departments.

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. The anticipated start date is May 1, 2024 or thereafter. Duties include the teaching of residents, fellows and medical students and supervision of clinical care team within the UW Emergency Department(s). All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. The UW DEM supports a 4-year Emergency Medicine Residency Program and several fellowships.

The base salary for this position will be $19,167 – $22,500 per month ($230,004 - $270,000 per annum) commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S Department of Labor prevailing wage determination. Please note that only compensation provided by the University is included in University benefit determination and calculations. Other compensation associated with this position includes a guaranteed incentive of $4,167 - $5,000 per month ($50,004 - $60,000 per annum) through UW Physicians practice plan, and may also include a relocation incentive and administrative supplement dependent upon your role within the department.


  • Candidates for this position must hold an M.D. degree (or foreign equivalent).
  • Candidates must possess or be eligible for full medical licensure in Washington State. Must be board prepared/eligible in Emergency Medicine.
  • In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-US) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the US Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services


If you are interested in joining the leadership team of a world-class Emergency Medicine Education program at the highly acclaimed UW SoM please submit your Curriculum Vitae (CV) as well as a cover letter outlining your career goals and interests and a diversity statement. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds, experience, or interests align with our goals of fostering a diverse and inclusive community.

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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.

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