Associate Professor (WOT) or Professor (WOT), Pediatric Mitochondrial Medicine Neurologist

University of Washington
Washington, United States
Salary Not specified
Sep 29, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Neurology at the University of Washington School of Medicine is seeking an outstanding pediatric neurologist with expertise in pediatric mitochondrial disorders to join the Program for Mitochondrial Medicine and Metabolism in the Division of Pediatric Neurology. The Program for Mitochondrial Medicine combines expert clinical care and clinical research based at Seattle Children’s Hospital with cutting-edge pre-clinical research based at Seattle Children's Research Institute. The division comprises over 30 faculty and multiple subspecialty programs. This is a full-time, 12-month service period appointment, at the Associate Professor rank (without tenure) but candidates with exceptional qualifications may be considered for appointment at the rank of Professor (without tenure), commensurate with experience. 

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

The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2021.


The successful candidate will be expected to have strong clinical skills in general pediatric neurology, expertise in the diagnosis and management of mitochondrial disorders, and experience with clinical trial recruitment and management.  This position will require active leadership of clinical and teaching programs and coordination of clinical and pre-clinical research programs focused on mitochondrial disorders.

Requirements include MD, DO, or foreign equivalent degree, eligibility for medical licensure in the State of Washington, and certification or eligibility for certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology.  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.

Application Instructions

Please use this link to apply with a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three references.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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.

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