Assistant Professor (WOT) - Orthopaedic Oncology & Total Joint Reconstruction

University of Washington
Washington, United States
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Sep 25, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Surgery
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

The University of Washington Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine is seeking a full-time academic orthopaedic surgeon with a focus in musculoskeletal tumor surgery as well as total joint arthroplasty. The ideal candidate will have completed fellowships in both orthopaedic oncology and total joint replacement. Clinical responsibilities include surgical management of primary and metastatic tumors of bone, soft tissue sarcoma surgery, prosthetic and allograft joint and limb reconstructions. An interest in complex total joint replacement surgery of the hip and the knee is required along with a commitment to excellence in patient care and teaching. Candidates will be expected to establish a clinical or basic science research program and a demonstrated record of academic achievement is desirable. This position will be based at the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC), the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, and the Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System (VAPSHCS). Appointment will be at the Assistant Professor level (without tenure due to funding). This position is on a 12-month service period (July 1 – June 30) with a start date in the fall of 2021. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. 


Applicants must be a citizen of the United States, have an MD or DO degree, be board certified (or board eligible) in orthopaedic surgery and completed a fellowship in musculoskeletal tumor surgery. Candidates must also be able to obtain a full Washington State Medical License. 

Application Instructions

Please upload your curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a diversity statement and contact information for three references to the link below.

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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