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Assistant Professor WOT - Plastic Surgeon

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Surgery

Title: Assistant Professor WOT - Plastic Surgeon

Position Details

Position Description

The Division of Plastic Surgery in the Department of Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine, invites applications for a full-time Plastic Surgeon to join the Department's current seventeen, full-time faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position  has a 12- month service period (July 1 to June 30) and is non-tenure track (WOT-due to funding). Salary is commensurate with training, qualifications, and experience, with an expected start date in Summer 2021.


This position will provide support for gender affirmation surgery, pediatric soft-tissue plastic surgery and related teaching and research activities. The successful candidate will become the sixth full-time member of the Division of Craniofacial and Plastic surgery based at the Seattle Children’s Hospital (SCH). The primary clinical practice will be at SCH facilities and will include treatment of patients undergoing gender-affirmation surgery, as well as pediatric patients with soft tissue deformities or anomalies not related to cleft lip and palate or other craniofacial congenital anomalies. The secondary sites of practice will be at the University of Washington Medical Center Northwest and Montlake campuses, and Harborview Medical Center, with a focus on gender affirmation surgery in adults and young adults transitioning care from SCH. The successful candidate will be expected to join the teams at SCH and the University to participate in inter-disciplinary gender affirmation care. Commensurate with training and interests of the applicant, other clinical practice combinations may be possible, including reconstructive microsurgery. In addition to clinical practice, this position will participate in the teaching of surgical residents, medical students, and division fellows. All UW faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.


Candidates must have an MD (or foreign equivalent) and be board certified or board eligible for certification by the American Board of Surgery (or foreign equivalent).  Prospective candidate will have successfully completed a full-time fellowship of at least 12 months duration dedicated to gender affirmation surgery at an academic medical center. In addition, candidates must have successfully completed ACGME residency training in pediatric plastic surgery.


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.


Applicants should upload a cover letter outlining qualifications for the position, current curriculum vitae and contact information for four professional references.

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