Skip to main content

Position Details

Academic Personnel

Assistant or Associate Professor (WOT), Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Disease

Position Overview

School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Pediatrics, Infectious Disease

Title: Assistant or Associate Professor (WOT), Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Disease

Position Details

Position Description

The Division of Infectious Disease at Seattle Children's Hospital/University of Washington are seeking 2 full-time faculty members as Assistant Professors (without tenure due to funding) or Associate Professors (without tenure due to funding), on the Clinician-Educator track. Rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. This is a 12-month service period with an anticipated start date of Spring or Summer 2020.

The clinical responsibilities for these positions will include attending on the Infectious Diseases Inpatient Consult Service and in the Infectious Diseases Clinic.

Administrative responsibilities:

  • Position #1: The administrative responsibilities include assuming the role of Associate Medical direction of Infection Prevention.
  • Position #2: The administrative responsibilities include assuming the role of Associate Medical Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship.   
  • For either position there are also potential opportunities to assume a role leading quality improvement for the ID Division.

The Clinician-Educator track is appropriate for faculty members who will spend the majority of their time on clinical and/or administrative work. The track also provides the opportunity for and expectation of focused scholarship in the applicant's chosen area.

The Division of Infectious Diseases is a dynamic group of 21 faculty members focused on excellence in research, clinical care, teaching, and quality improvement. Sixteen faculty members share the clinical responsibilities. 

Our vision is to eliminate infectious diseases in children through excellence in integrated research, clinical care, and teaching.

Our mission is to provide exceptional clinical care and make transformative discoveries to advance the treatment and prevention of pediatric infectious diseases while training the next generation of scientific leaders


Applicants must have an MD/DO (or foreign equivalent) and be board certified or board eligible in pediatric infectious disease.

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.


Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae.

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.

Apply now

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 (