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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor without tenure (WOT) in Radiology, Vice Chair of Informatics


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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Radiology

Title: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor without tenure (WOT) in Radiology, Vice Chair of Informatics


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Position Description

The Department of Radiology in the School of Medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle is recruiting for one full-time (100% FTE) faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor without tenure (WOT) by reason of funding, commensurate with experience, to join the department with an anticipated start date of November 1, 2022.    Assistant Professors WOT are eligible for multi-year appointments that align with a 12-month service period (July 1-June 30).  Associate Professors WOT and full Professors WOT hold indefinite appointments that align with a 12-month service period  (July 1-June 30).  Faculty with 12-month service periods are paid for 11 months of service over a 12-month period (July-June), meaning the equivalent of one month is available for paid time off.

The Department of Radiology has an enviable track record of innovative, effective and transformative imaging informatics expertise. The post holder will oversee a strong team of radiologists with a mature interest in informatics to continue this trajectory. Together with representation from UW Medicine IT, the Vice Chair will lead a robust cohort of projects in the form of EMR/PACS optimization, next generation radiology reports, clinical decision support, radiology analytics, natural language processing, AI implementations and integrated industry relationship. The postholder will be a candidate to assume the Radiology leadership position in the new UW Institute for Medical Data Science (IMDS). In this role, the successful candidate will be part of the IMDS Advanced Diagnostic Program.

As Vice Chair of Informatics for the Department of Radiology, this role will work closely with the Chair, Section Chiefs, and other Vice Chairs of the department.  Some of the administrative responsibilities included for this role are to optimize the faculty’s utilization of the imaging services informatics, assist in strategic planning for informatics in the department, and aid in implementing quantitative indicators for systems utilization and productivity.

The University of Washington Department of Radiology covers many sites including the University of Washington Medical Center (Montlake, Northwest, and Eastside clinics), Harborview Medical Center, Veteran's Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, and has an affiliate agreement for training with Seattle Children's Hospital.  All UW faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.

UW School of Medicine is a top program, with UW Hospital ranked #1 in Washington.  The Department of Radiology is committed to a culture of diversity, inclusion, and equity in patient care, education, and discovery.  Our department has 160 clinical and research faculty including physicians, physician assistants, advanced registered nurse practitioners, and scientists, and 109 residents, fellows, and post-doctoral students.  We have an incredibly talented staff and leadership team.  We provide services to the Pacific Northwest (WWAMI - Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho), but also to patients from all other states, Canada, Asia, Africa, and other regions of the world.  We are recognized for patient and family-centered care.  Our core value is to provide the best in care for every patient every time.  We are proud of our research endeavors, which aim at providing healthcare that is more accessible, less invasive, at a lower cost, and with optimal outcomes.  We are ranked # 13 in NIH funds among academic institutions.  Our valued educational programs are geared toward forming physicians and scientists who care deeply about our communities and see innovation as central to the challenges of the future.

Seattle is consistently ranked among the top three urban areas for quality of life, with superb recreation and outdoor activities nearby and a very temperate climate.  Despite its reputation, springs and summers in Seattle are sunny and warm.  It is very family-friendly and accommodating to extensive sports and outdoors activities with excellent schools available.  Seattle has thriving culinary and music scenes.  It is not only the city that gave us Jimmy Hendrix, Nirvana, and Pearl Jam, but also the place where you find some of the best jazz performances in the world.  Sports?  Seattle Seahawks, Seattle Storm, Seattle Sounders FC, Seattle Mariners, and Seattle Kraken, Go Huskies!

Qualifications

Candidates should meet the following requirements:

  • M.D. or D.O., or foreign equivalent, in medicine and eligibility for full medical licensure in Washington State
  • ABR-certified in Radiology, ABR board-eligible, or foreign equivalent
  • Successful completion of the Diagnostic Radiology Residency in an ACGME accredited program or equivalent
  • Excellence in academic achievement as demonstrated by a record of scientific presentation and/or publications
  • Positive factors for consideration include, but are not limited to, fellowship training in Abdominal Imaging or Neuroradiology, or experience working in Abdominal Imaging or Neuroradiology.

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. 

NOTE: This position will require work to be performed on-site at a Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) facility. SCCA requires all individuals, including University of Washington faculty clinicians, working at an SCCA facility to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Unlike UW’s vaccination policy which is appended below, the SCCA policy does not provide for religious or medical exemptions. As such, a UW offer associated with this recruitment is contingent upon, among other things, the preferred candidate demonstrating that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by no later than the commencement of their appointment

Instructions

Please upload the following required forms as part of the application process: Updated CV, Letter of Interest or Cover Letter, and Diversity Statement.  In your cover letter, please include information about your experiences with and/or commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion that can also be included in your Diversity/DEI statement.

Address inquiries to:

Dushyant W. Sahani, M.D., FACR, FSABI

Chair and Professor, Department of Radiology

University of Washington, School of Medicine

1959 NE Pacific Street, Box 357115

Seattle, WA 98195

Email: dsahani@uw.edu  

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