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Associate Professor WOT or Professor WOT and Reproductive, Endocrinology and Infertility Division Chief in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology


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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Title: Associate Professor WOT or Professor WOT and Reproductive, Endocrinology and Infertility Division Chief in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology


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Position Description

There is no experience like living in the Pacific Northwest! The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our faculty are the most important asset in our pursuit for excellence in clinical care, education, research, and community service. Our faculty not only enjoy outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment known for diversity in thought, community engagement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Washington is seeking to hire a full-time Division Chief at the Associate Professor without tenure (WOT) or Professor without tenure (WOT) level to lead the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI). This position is an exciting opportunity for career development and leadership in a department and university that is fully supportive of all stages of women’s health. This is a multi-year appointment with a 12-month service period and an anticipated start date of July 1, 2020. As a faculty member of an academic division at the UWMC, there are ample opportunities to train residents and fellows, and to lead intellectually rich discussions designed to improve patient outcomes, and to lead high quality clinical, basic science, translational, or educational research. 

Academic rank and salary are competitive and commensurate with experience.

About the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology:

The successful candidate will be a key team member of the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility clinical practice located in the Women’s Health Care Center at the University of Washington. Our team is currently composed of three physicians, one advanced practice provider, a mature embryology team, and a team of nurses and medical assistants. We provide comprehensive REI-related services to the Seattle community as well as the Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho (WAMI) region which include treatment of a full spectrum of reproductive endocrinopathies, oncofertility, gamete preservation, same sex procreative management, pre-diagnostic/genetic testing, ART, intrauterine insemination, and other standard reproductive health care-related services. Advantages of our program include; full range of clinical practice including endocrine and infertility, pre-implantation genetics, third party reproduction, and transgender care. The division has a robust oncofertility clinical and research program that includes a close partnership and an on-site clinic at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. (SCCA). Multi-disciplinary educational training opportunities include Ob/Gyn and Family medicine residents, medical students, medical endocrine fellows, and advanced practice clinicians.  The successful candidate has the full support from the department and hospital administration to start an REI fellowship. This division director will also have dedicated research space; access to the departmental and institutional research core including epidemiology and study design, biostatistics, analysts, tissue procurement, IRB support and program management.

The division is especially interested in dynamic candidates who are visionaries, who enjoy strategic planning, and who value working with diverse groups across multiple disciplines and institutions. We also seek candidates who will be dedicated to our legacy of teaching, clinical and research excellence through their professional passions. This position will demonstrate surgical and clinical expertise in assisted reproductive technologies, hysteroscopy, laparoscopy and other activities that typically define a busy academic REI division. Applicants are requested to include relevant information in their cover letter.

The University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. Candidates will be expected to provide medical services at the University of Washington affiliated hospitals, train residents and medical students, and make academic contributions to the field.

The University of Washington, a Recipient of the 2006 Alfred P. Sloan award for Faculty Career Flexibility, is committed to supporting the work-life balance of its faculty.

Qualifications

The position is open to candidates interested in faculty and resident mentoring and in advancing a clinical, educational, translational or basic science research portfolio. Candidates must have an MD or DO degree, board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and board certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. A foreign equivalent is acceptable for these requirements. Candidates should also demonstrate leadership experience. We welcome applications from physicians who are self-starters and committed to growing a practice while also working well within the context of a tripartite mission of excellence in teaching, clinical and research.

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.

Instructions

To apply, please submit a letter of interest and current CV electronically through Interfolio. Please send inquiries by email to Ms. Bowden at bowdec@uw.edu.

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
(http://www.washington.edu/diversity/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 (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).