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Assistant Professor (WOT) or Associate Professor (WOT), Department of Pediatrics, Division of Bioethics and Palliative Care

Position Overview

School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Pediatrics, Bioethics

Title: Assistant Professor (WOT) or Associate Professor (WOT), Department of Pediatrics, Division of Bioethics and Palliative Care

Position Details

Position Description

The Division of Bioethics and Palliative Care, Department of Pediatrics, at the University of Washington is recruiting a full time Associate Professor (without tenure by reason of funding) or Assistant Professor (without tenure by reason of funding) on the clinician-educator track. This position would be multi-year appointments over a 12-month service period.  Academic rank at the time of appointment is commensurate with experience and qualifications. 

Responsibilities will include serving as the Associate Medical Director of Palliative Care, and Clinical Service in palliative care and bioethics consultation. The position includes scholarship and collaborative research projects through the Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics.

University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

Anticipated start date is July 1, 2020.


Applicants must have an MD (or foreign equivalent) and be board certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine.  Applicants must also have fellowship training in bioethics consultation.

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. 


To apply for this position please submit a CV and cover letter/introductory letter that includes scholarship goals, contact information for three references and an exemplary publication through the Interfolio application link.

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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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