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Associate or Full Professor (WOT) and Division Chief, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hospital Medicine


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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Pediatrics

Title: Associate or Full Professor (WOT) and Division Chief, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hospital Medicine


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Position Description

The University of Washington, Department of Pediatrics and Seattle's Children's Hospital are seeking a pediatric academic physician with a national reputation to lead a large division and academic program in the field of Pediatric Hospital Medicine (PHM).

The Division of Hospital Medicine at the University of Washington, Department of Pediatrics, includes clinical services located at the Seattle Children's Hospital Main Campus and at four Regional Community Hospitals across the Puget Sound.

In addition to providing inpatient care to infants, children and adolescents across these sites, Division faculty also actively engage in medical student and pediatric resident education, quality improvement and safety work, informatics, as well as local, regional, and national advocacy for children.  Faculty also conduct high-impact health services,  clinical and translational research involving severe and/or prevalent pediatric conditions encountered in  tertiary children's and community hospital settings.  Examples include the care of children with medical complexity, the provision of high-value care, the management of common respiratory illnesses, and the care of infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome.

Seattle Children's Research Institute offers state-of-the-art resources and facilities to Division faculty for conducting research.  The Division was recently approved to develop a PHM fellowship program with the inaugural fellow beginning in July of 2020.

The successful applicant will supervise the provision of clinical care in all programs, as well as the training of students, residents, and fellows in both inpatient and research settings.

Appointment as full time Associate Professor (without tenure due to funding) or Professor (without tenure due to funding) of Pediatrics at the University of Washington, School of Medicine, will be commensurate with experience, training and achievement.  This is a 12-month service period position.  Anticipated start date is Fall/Winter of 2020.

 

Qualifications

The successful candidate for the Division Chief of Hospital Medicine should be a nationally-respected pediatric hospitalist, have strong administrative and leadership skills, and a track record for successfully mentoring junior faculty in their scholarly pursuits including support and advocacy of research programs.  

The successful candidate will hold an MD (or foreign equivalent) and be board eligible in pediatric hospital medicine. 

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

Interested candidates should submit a personal statement and curriculum vitae through Interfolio.

Application Process

This institution 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.

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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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).