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Acting Instructor-Spine Surgery Fellowship, Neurological Surgery (2024-2025)

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Neurological Surgery

Title: Acting Instructor-Spine Surgery Fellowship, Neurological Surgery (2024-2025)

Position Details

Position Description

The University of Washington’s School of Medicine, Department of Neurological Surgery is offering two (2) full-time Spine Fellow positions. This position is appointed at the rank of Acting Instructor which is an annual, 12-months service period appointment. 

The successful candidate will develop progressive independence in patient evaluations and management during the course of the fellowship. The fellowship is divided into two six-month rotations with a primary responsibility as a member of the spine services at Harborview Medical Center and the University of Washington Medical Center.

The fellow will actively participate in the management of all facets of spinal surgery, including extensive mentoring in complex trauma cases, tumors, infection, degenerative disorders and spinal deformity, all forms of spinal instrumentation, image-guided surgery, minimally invasive surgery and full-endoscopic spine surgery.

All University of Washington faculty participate in teaching, research, and service.

The anticipated started date for this position is July 1, 2024-June 30, 2025.


Applicants must have completed an ACGME accredited neurosurgery residency program and be able to obtain a Washington license to practice. Additionally, they must be able to obtain an unrestricted license to practice Medicine in the State of Washington. A strong interest in pursuing academic neurosurgery, and a track record of research and/or publications is a requirement to be considered for this position.

Applicants must have a degree (e.g., “Ph.D.” or “M.D.” or “doctorate” or foreign equivalent) and board requirement (e.g. ABIM or foreign equivalent).

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.


Interested applicants are required to apply via Interfolio. Please provide a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendations and completion of the USMLE Exam steps 1,2 and, 3 if applicable. 


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