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Assistant or Associate Professor without Tenure - MEDEX - Family Medicine

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: MEDEX Northwest

Title: Assistant or Associate Professor without Tenure - MEDEX - Family Medicine

Position Details

Position Description

MEDEX Northwest, the Physician Assistant Program in the Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington seeks applicants with a passion for student teaching and excellence in patient care. This non-tenured appointment will be at the level of assistant or associate professor, depending on qualifications.

This position will be one of our core faculty working collaboratively with others to continue a tradition of educational excellence at MEDEX while evolving the practice and educational models needed for the future. The role consists of teaching and mentoring, curriculum development, direct patient care within the University of Washington health care system or at an affiliated practice, and areas of scholarly activity or interest.

Faculty with course chair or course coordinator responsibilities will assume responsibility for the assigned course(s), and work with course coordinators at the other MEDEX sites to ensure effective and consistent course delivery at all sites.

University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. The University of Washington is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.


Applicants must have a Master’s Degree or Ph.D. in a related discipline, current Washington State Physician Assistant licensure, or eligibility, current NCCPA certification, demonstration of experience in an academic PA training environment and history of significant clinical practice, preferably in primary care.


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.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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.

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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 (