Associate Professor (WOT) or Professor (WOT) and
Medical Director Harborview Medical Center Inpatient Rehabilitation
Unit - Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of
Washington School of Medicine
The University of Washington's Department of Rehabilitation
Medicine invites applications for a physician to join our
neuro-rehabilitation faculty based at Harborview Medical Center
with potential to serve as Medical Director of the Inpatient
Rehabilitation Unit. This will be a full-time appointment with an
annual service period of 12 months (July 1 – June 30), appointed at
the rank of Associate Professor or Professor (commensurate with
experience and qualifications) in the Clinician-Educator or
Clinician-Scientist pathway, without tenure due to funding.
Anticipated start is late 2021 or early 2022.
Our patient and family-centered academic hospital-based
rehabilitation program offers tertiary care for a five-state
region, serving a wide range of diagnoses. This position practices
in a collaborative and multidisciplinary academic environment.
Opportunities will be available for building an academic career
that includes clinical care, teaching, research opportunities, and
This position will provide inpatient rehabilitation care,
inpatient consults, and outpatient clinical services to a broad
range of patients. There is potential for this position to serve as
Medical Director of the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit at Harborview
Medical Center and provide Quality Improvement leadership in
All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching,
research, and service.
US News & World Report consistently ranks the
University of Washington Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
among the top five programs in the country. We are among the
nation’s leading recipients of research and training funding from
the National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense, and the
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research,
including the TBI and Burn Model Systems grants. We have a long
history of innovative clinical and research programs, strong
research infrastructure, active mentoring of junior faculty and a
rich network of potential clinical and research collaborators among
faculty within and outside our department.
The University of Washington and the Department of
Rehabilitation Medicine are committed to continually building an
inclusive culture and to reducing inequities in patient care
through education, research, leadership, and excellence in clinical
care. We strongly believe that diversity enriches training and
scientific discovery, fosters excellence, and promotes the best
The Seattle-Tacoma/South Puget Sound region is widely recognized
as one of the most desirable locations in the United States to live
and work, with a wide spectrum of cultural, educational, and
sporting events, and with year-round recreational
- MD, DO, or foreign equivalent and eligible for full medical
licensure in Washington state
- Board certification or eligibility for Board Certification in
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
- Successful completion of residency training in an accredited
- Proven track record of clinical expertise in rehabilitation,
especially acute inpatient rehabilitation
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 foreign equivalent as determined by the
Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Please upload the following required documents via this
- Cover letter
- Diversity statement that reflects your commitment to
diversity, equity, and inclusion as evidenced broadly in such areas
as course content, hiring practice involvement, community service,
- Names and addresses of four professional references who may be
contacted by the committee for inquiries
Review of completed applications will begin immediately and
continue on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.
For questions about the position, contact Deborah Crane, MD,
Search Committee Chair, by email: email@example.com.
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 (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/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 (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).