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Emergency Medicine/Critical Care - Assistant Professor WOT, ECLS Trained Faculty

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Emergency Medicine

Title: Emergency Medicine/Critical Care - Assistant Professor WOT, ECLS Trained Faculty

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Position Description

The University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine (SoM), Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking faculty who are dually trained in emergency medicine and critical care to provide clinical service within the emergency department and critical care units. This is an outstanding opportunity to join an already talented and vibrant emergency medicine /critical care team. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. The UW SoM, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) and the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) offer excellent, wide ranging and unique opportunities for faculty development and academic growth including collaboration with the UW Department of Biomedical Education and Medical Education (BIME), the Center for Leadership in Medical Education (CLIME), and the WWAMI Institute for Simulation in Healthcare (WISH), and a large number of established collaborations across emergency medicine, critical care, and several other disciplines and entities. Full-time (100% FTE) faculty recruited at the rank of Assistant Professor without tenure due to funding. Assistant Professors in the Department of Emergency Medicine have an annual service period of 12 months [July 1-June 30). Anticipated start date of February 1, 2021.

This faculty will work at the HMC or UWMC Emergency Departments and intensive care units. HMC is the only Level I Trauma Center for a 4-state region and has an annual ED volume of approximately 66,000 patients per year. The UWMC is a tertiary/quaternary care center with focus in cancer, transplant medicine, cardiovascular disease, neurological disorders, and high-risk OB, and with an emergency department annual volume of approximately 30,000.     

The UW SoM is a regional resource for WA, WY, AK, MT, and ID - the WWAMI states - and is recognized for its excellence in clinical training, for its world-class research initiatives, and for its commitment to community service.  


Successful, highly-motivated applicants will be board certified in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, and will be academically focused with evidence of established scholarship, for example, in the form of past research and/or publications. They will have expertise in the management of patients receiving extracorporeal life support, and will have demonstrated leadership in this space, for example, through evidence of past leadership responsibilities. The minimum educational requirement is an M.D., D.O., or foreign equivalent. 

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.


Interested candidates should apply via Interfolio and send your CV to:  Susan Stern, MD; Professor and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine; Harborview Medical Center; 325 9th Avenue; Box 359702; Seattle, WA  98104-2499 (

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