Garvey Family Endowed Professorship for Technology & Brain Health

Washington, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jun 17, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the UW Medicine Garvey Institute for Brain Health Solutions has an exciting opportunity for a full-time faculty member. This is a new position that will be supported, in part, by an endowment from the Garvey Family Endowed Professorship for Technology and Brain Health. The holder of this position will have the opportunity to work across multiple disciplines, including basic science, and to collaborate with research and clinical faculty across the University of Washington and UW Medicine. They will be charged with developing and directing a new program on Technology and Brain Health in the context of the Garvey Institute. The successful candidate will be expected to make significant contributions to teaching and research in this field.  The successful candidate will develop an innovative research program on Technology and Brain Health in collaboration with the Director of the Garvey Institute for Brain Health Solutions, and to support the Institute’s activities in this area. The successful candidate will be expected to support the application of technology solutions in the context of clinical care at UW Medicine and beyond, and to collaborate with clinicians and clinician researchers.  Position will be at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor without tenure (due to funding). Rank will be determined commensurate with experience.   

The endowed professorship will be an initial 5-year appointment which is renewable at the discretion of the Institute Director and the Department Chair.  Faculty in the Department have an annual service period of 12 months (July 1 through June 30).  The anticipated start date is late 2021 or early 2022.

The Department embraces and celebrates diversity in its faculty and trainees across dimensions of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, backgrounds and interests. 

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

  1. Experience in, and an established and funded research portfolio in technology, brain health and mental health.
  2. Must have achieved regional or national recognition in the field of technology and brain health.
  3. Experience supporting the training and mentorship of trainees and junior faculty in technology, brain health and mental health.
  4. Experience with Advancement/Philanthropic activities.
  5. An MD/DO, PhD, PsyD, or foreign equivalent in a relevant field.
  6. 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

Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, diversity statement and a one-page synopsis of their research plans and scientific vision via Interfolio ( and to the Chair of the search committee, Brad Felker, MD ( and the Department HR Director, Maureen Johnson (

Applicants are encouraged to describe in their cover letter how they plan to incorporate diversity and inclusion in their teaching, research and/or clinical service.

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.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint ( Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (



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