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Assistant Teaching Professor without Tenure, Division of Developmental Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Pediatrics, Developmental Medicine

Title: Assistant Teaching Professor without Tenure, Division of Developmental Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Position Details

Position Description

The Department of Pediatrics and Division of Developmental Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine are recruiting a Full-Time Assistant Teaching Professor (without tenure by reason of funding), commensurate with experience and qualifications. This position would be a multi-year appointment with an annual service period of 12 months [July 1-June 30]. Anticipated start date is Winter 2021/2022.

The successful candidate will  be responsible for directing the annual summer treatment program at the University of Washington Autism Center. Expected responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Providing education and training to parents and caregivers regarding evidence-based practices for promoting optimal development of social and behavioral skills
  • Serving as an ambassador of the Department of Pediatrics and the UW Autism Center to the community, including public presentations, specialized trainings, and participation in community events
  • Conducting independent research and program evaluation
  • Sharing research and scholarship through publications and presentations at national meetings
  • Classroom and on-line teaching
  • Developing syllabi, lectures, and evaluation instruments
  • Coordinating or chairing at least one course annually
  • Working collaboratively with other faculty members across the department

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


  • The successful candidate will have earned a PhD (or foreign equivalent) in psychology, child development, behavioral health, or a related field.
  • Experience directing at least 2 years of summer treatment programs
  • Expertise in research activities related to child development and behavioral health
  • Expertise in parent training and education for children and families with developmental disabilities such as autism spectrum disorders and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder



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