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Chief and Associate Professor (WOT) or Professor (WOT) in the Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics in the Department of Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine


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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

Title: Chief and Associate Professor (WOT) or Professor (WOT) in the Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics in the Department of Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine


Position Details


Position Description

The Department of Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine and Seattle Children’s Hospital (SCH) are recruiting a qualified individual to serve as Chief of the Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics and as a full-time faculty member in the Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. This is a full-time academic appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor (without tenure due to funding) commensurate with prior experience. SCH has a renowned multidisciplinary pediatric spine surgery program and we are seeking a Chief of the division with to perform spine surgery and care for complex conditions of the pediatric spine.  

The Division's faculty members participate in an exciting blend of clinical, translational and basic science research, with a focus on improving the musculoskeletal health of children—both nationally and globally. Faculty actively collaborate with investigators at the University of Washington—one of the top biomedical research universities in the world – and at the Seattle Children’s Research Institute, a leader in funded pediatric research. We are seeking a visionary leader who will support the division’s expanding, nationally recognized clinical programs. The innovative culture of Seattle Children's fosters a supportive environment for multidisciplinary collaborations in its clinical programs and the development of integrative care approaches; examples include neuromuscular care, pediatric sports medicine, and skeletal health and genetics. In addition to excellence in academics, the next leader will support ambitious quality and safety programs with a focus on clinical outcomes.

The Division’s faculty members are committed to educating the next generation of pediatric orthopaedic surgeons and as such are active educators in the medical school as well as the orthopaedic surgery residency and the pediatric orthopaeddic fellowship training program. We are seeking an academic medical leader committed to this mission.

The service period for this position is 12-months with an anticipated start date in Spring 2020. 

Qualifications

Applicants must have an MD or DO (or foreign equivalent). Must be board certified or board eligible and have an established record of academic achievement and leadership experience. Fellowship training in spine surgery and experience caring for complex conditions of the pediatric spine is required. 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

Please submit a curriculum vitae and three reference via Interfolio. 

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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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