Clinical Instructor or Clinical Assistant Professor, Hospital Medicine Program AY 2023-24, General Internal Medicine

Position Overview

School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Medicine, General Internal Medicine

Title: Clinical Instructor or Clinical Assistant Professor, Hospital Medicine Program AY 2023-24, General Internal Medicine

Position Details

Position Description

General Internal Medicine Hospitalist and Consultative Medicine Open Positions AY 2023-24

The 28 open positions are full-time (0.5-1.0 FTE) or part-time (0-0.49 FTE) 12-month (July 1-June 30 service period) annual appointments, and will be at the Clinical Instructor or Clinical Assistant Professor level.

Anticipated start date will be July 1, 2023. Select positions available immediately.

Accepting online applications starting week of July 25, 2022.

The Hospital Medicine Program, part of the Division of General Internal Medicine (GIM) and the Department of Medicine, is currently accepting online applications for 28 full-time (0.5-1.0 FTE) or part-time (0-0.49 FTE) positions.  GIM will review candidate applications for positions on the Hospital Medicine Service and Medicine Consult Service.  Candidates may be considered at individual or multiple sections of GIM—Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington Medical Center (Montlake and Northwest Campuses), and VA Puget Sound Health Care System.  University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. These positions will hold annual appointments that align with a 12-month service period (July 1-June 30) and may be reappointed to subsequent annual terms. 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.

For more information about the GIM Hospital Medicine Program, please visit:

Harborview Medical Center (HMC)

The Hospital Medicine Program at HMC offers daytime and/or night-time positions for full or part-time academic internists.  Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to providing high value care to the patients of HMC in the spirit of service to our community’s most vulnerable populations with a special dedication to improving health systems, medical education and scholarship.

Daytime hospitalists will have the opportunity to work on a variety of clinical services ranging from primary medicine services, consultative medicine and perioperative medicine services, with opportunities to interact with students and residents from a variety of departments.

Night-time hospitalists will work with a team of residents and students to provide nighttime coverage for the hospitalist teams and ensure critical attending coverage during the evening.

Combined positions are also available.  For further descriptions of the clinical services available at HMC, please visit:

University of Washington Medical Center Montlake Campus (UWMC-Montlake)

The Hospital Medicine Program at UWMC-Montlake consists of the Hospital Medicine Service and Medicine Consult Service.  These services offer daytime and/or nighttime positions for full or part-time academic internists.  Successful applicants will demonstrate excellence in clinical care and a commitment to academic medicine with an interest in teaching, quality improvement work or research.

Duties on the Medicine Consult Service include patient care, perioperative medical consultation and teaching in the inpatient and outpatient settings.  Duties on the Hospital Medicine Service include patient care and teaching on the general medicine wards.  Some applicants may choose a blend of consultative and hospital medicine duties.

For further descriptions of the Hospital Medicine Service at UWMC, please visit:

University of Washington Medical Center - Northwest Campus (UWMC-Northwest)

The Hospital Medicine Program at UWMC-Northwest offers daytime and/or nighttime positions for full or part-time internists seeking to practice at a community hospital within an academic system.  Two different types of positions are available on the Hospitalist team at UWMC-Northwest: primarily daytime hospitalist positions and night hospitalist positions.  For all, successful applicants will demonstrate excellence in patient care, willingness to contribute to quality improvement, dedication to teamwork, and commitment to multidisciplinary collaboration.  

Hospitalists at UWMC-Northwest provide inpatient care for a broad scope of patients in consulting and attending roles.  While UWMC-Northwest campus is primarily focused on the clinical care of patients, it does offer teaching opportunities as well.  For those specifically interested in nighttime General Hospitalist work, nocturnist positions are available.

For further descriptions of the Hospital Medicine Service at UWMC-NW, please visit:

VA Puget Sound Health Care System (VAPSHCS)

The VA Puget Sound Health Care System proudly serves more than 112,000 Veterans living in the Pacific Northwest and is the main referral center for VA Northwest Health Network, also called VISN20 (encompassing Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington). We are dedicated to excellence in the clinical care of Veterans, medical education, and research.

In addition to caring for hospitalized patients, we also perform inpatient medicine consultation and staff a preoperative medical consult clinic for medically complex patients. We have a strong affiliation with the University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine and enjoy teaching medical students and residents. We are actively engaged in hospital operations and are steadily growing our scholarship portfolio with particular interest in medical education and quality/process improvement.

For further descriptions of the Hospital Medicine Service at VAPSHCS, please visit:


The base salary range for this position will be: $15,000 - $16,667 per month ($180,000 - $200,000 annually) for the Instructor rank, $16,667 - $18,334 per month ($200,000 - $220,000 annually) for the Assistant Professor rank, or $18,334 - $20,000 per month ($220,000 - $240,000 annually) for the Associate Professor rank, commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination. This range is inclusive of base salary provided through the UW Physicians (UWP) practice plan, in addition to base salary provided by the University. Please note that only compensation provided by the University is included in University benefit determinations and calculations. Compensation provided by UW Physicians (UWP) practice plan may provide eligibility for separate benefits offered by that organization.

Other Compensation

Other compensation associated with this position will include a pay supplement (TPS) of $6,250 - 7,084 per month ($75,000 - 85,000 annually) for work on the hospital medicine service. TPS amounts are based on appointment FTE and clinical FTE (cFTE) at the time of hire.

Other compensation associated with this position may include incentive through UW Physicians practice plan.


Physicians Practice Plan: For practitioners holding an appointment in the UW Physicians practice plan, see the link for additional benefits that may be available at


Applicants must have an MD degree (or foreign equivalent) and board certification* in Internal Medicine (or foreign equivalent).

*Note: Board certification in Internal Medicine must be completed within two years after residency.

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. University sponsorship is not possible for a J-1 visa or EB visas for permanent residence.

For VAPSHCS applicants: Applicants must be U.S. Citizens (permanent residents may be appointed only if it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens).


To facilitate timely scheduling of interviews, we encourage submitting your application by October 31st or as soon as possible. Interviews will be scheduled as promptly as possible through January, depending on available open positions*. The recruitment committee will review applications in the order received.

Candidates will be asked to upload four required documents:

  1. Cover letter – please provide a one- to two-page document which includes your area(s) of interest (consult, quality, education, etc.) if applicable
  2. Diversity statement – the University of Washington faculty strive to deliver equitable healthcare in an environment that celebrates diversity – please provide a one-paragraph statement addressing either 1) experiences with diversity in training, professional/military work, previous teaching, and service, or 2) potential to foster more equitable healthcare delivery in the Division of GIM
  3. Curriculum vitae
  4. References – please provide a one-page document with a minimum of three references, at least one should be your current or previous supervisor or Program Director (please note: the recruitment committee may contact past and current employers and colleagues beyond the provided references)

Candidates will also be asked to fill out the following online forms:

  1. Preference form
    • FTE Preference:
      • Full time, full or part-time, or part-time only
    • Shift Preference:   
      • Predominantly days or predominantly nights (please note: all positions require some night and swing shift work)
    • Clinical Site Preference:
      • HMC, UWMC-Montlake, UWMC-Montlake Consultative Medicine, UWMC-Northwest, or VAPSHCS
      • Your application will be reviewed and considered at all clinical sites, but if you have a preference for a particular site, or prefer not to interview at a particular site, that information is helpful to know prior to interviewing.
      • If the VAPSHCS is selected, please provide citizenship status (only U.S. citizens or nationals may be appointed to competitive Federal jobs)
  2. Current institution and experience form
    • Current institution (employer)
    • Current position:
      • Resident (R3), chief resident (R4), hospitalist*, other/attending physician*
    • *If currently a hospitalist or attending physician, specify years of experience (1-2 years, 3-5 years, or 6+ years)

*Note: The number of job openings and timing of offers depends in part on whether existing faculty change clinical commitments and the decisions of other candidates. Due to uncertainty about those factors, GIM is unable to specify an exact response date, but welcome ongoing communication with applicants.

For more information or questions, please send an email to Rebekah Zaharia, GIM Academic HR Manager, at

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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.

Benefits Information

A summary of benefits associated with this title/rank can be found at Appointees solely employed and paid directly by a non-UW entity are not UW employees and are not eligible for UW or Washington State employee benefits.

Commitment to Diversity

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