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Psychiatric Emergency Services Psychiatrists - Clinical Assistant or Clinical Associate Professor

Position Overview

School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Title: Psychiatric Emergency Services Psychiatrists - Clinical Assistant or Clinical Associate Professor

Position Details

Position Description

The University of Washington Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is seeking a part-time psychiatrist to serve in the Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) and a full time attending for the inpatient psychiatry teaching service at Harborview Medical Center (HMC), King County’s safety net hospital with a Level 1 trauma center, operated by the University of Washington dedicated to the care of persons with mental illness in a state-of-the-art facility near downtown Seattle, WA.Each faculty appointment will be at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor, or Clinical Associate Professor.  

 All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.  This is a 12 month position, of indefinite duration. 

The Department embraces and celebrates diversity in its faculty and trainees across dimensions of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, backgrounds, and interests. Applicants are encouraged to describe in their cover letter their experiences with and commitment to diversity and inclusion in their teaching, research, and clinical service.

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The minimum degree requirement is the MD or equivalent.

Candidates must have completed residency training in psychiatry.  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 submit CV and cover letter to

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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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 (