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Open Rank, Associate Chief of Staff for Education, VA Puget Sound Health Care System

Position Overview

School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Medicine

Title: Open Rank, Associate Chief of Staff for Education, VA Puget Sound Health Care System

Position Details

Position Description

VA Puget Sound Health Care System (VAPSHCS), Seattle campus, and the University of Washington (UW) are jointly recruiting for a physician to serve as their Associate Chief of Staff for Education.

This position would be appointed to the full-time faculty at the University of Washington at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level, without tenure due to funding (commensurate with experience).  This position would have an annual service period of 12 months [July 1-June 30].  The anticipated start date would be July 1, 2019. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.


The qualified candidate will be a physician (M.D. or foreign equivalent), who is board-certified in any specialty recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties (or foreign equivalent), and has demonstrated experience in education administration and leadership, as well as demonstrated excellence in teaching and a robust record of academic scholarship.  Qualified candidates will promote diversity and a bias-free work environment.

Applicants must be U.S. Citizens (permanent residents may be appointed only if it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens).


This position will be appointed at both the VAPSHCS and the UW. Candidates will be asked to apply online at both USAJobs (for the VAPSHCS) and Interfolio (for the UW) job sites.

Interested applicants should review the required documents and apply online at the federal government’s official job site on USAJobs:

Applicants will also need to submit an online application through Interfolio and will be asked to submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

For questions regarding the USAJobs posting, please contact Jerald Peters at

For questions regarding the UW posting, please contact Pearlie Tapang, Academic HR Manager, UW Division of General Internal Medicine, at

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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The University of Washington is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

For help signing up, accessing your account, or submitting your application, please check out Interfolio's help and support section or get in touch via email at or phone at (877)997-8807.

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 (