The Department of Radiology in the School of Medicine at the
University of Washington in Seattle is seeking applications for one
full-time (100% FTE) faculty position at the level of Assistant
Professor, without tenure (WOT) by reason of funding, to join
faculty members in the Musculoskeletal Imaging section with an
anticipated start date of January 1, 2022. School of Medicine
faculty members have an annual service period of 12 months (July
This position is based at the UW Medicine Roosevelt Clinic (main
Musculoskeletal Imaging site), but will also include clinical and
teaching responsibilities at all other UW Medicine sites of
practice, including the University of Washington Medical Center,
Harborview Medical Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, etc.
Clinical responsibilities will include all aspects of
Musculoskeletal Radiology including subspecialties of orthopedic
surgery, very active sports medicine, rehabilitation medicine,
oncology, trauma, metabolic bone, and rheumatology services, as
well as musculoskeletal injections and imaging-guided
biopsies. The successful candidate will work with
musculoskeletal MRI, CT, ultrasound, and radiographs and will
participate in the clinical, educational, and research programs of
a comprehensive musculoskeletal imaging service. Our department
provides ample meeting and vacation time, a very good fringe
benefits package, and travel and business allowances.
Academic responsibilities will include teaching of medical
students, residents, and fellows, and clinical, basic, or
educational research or equivalent scholarly activities, with
dedicated research time and mentoring provided. The section
maintains close relationships with orthopedic surgery and sports
medicine, rheumatology, oncology, and internal medicine services at
all hospital sites with multiple research collaborations with
biomedical engineering department and industry. All UW
faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.
Seattle is a cosmopolitan city that ranks among the top three
urban areas in America for quality of life, with superb recreation
and outdoor activities nearby and a very temperate climate.
It is a hub for aerospace, technology, and maritime industries, and
is a headquartered by some of the world's largest companies.
Seattle is also family-friendly with nationally ranked
schools. The proximity of water, forests, and mountains
attract nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Our faculty
enjoy outstanding benefits, strong support for professional growth,
and an environment noted for diversity, community involvement,
intellectual excitement, and artistic pursuits.
UW School of Medicine is, with UW Hospital ranked #1 in
Washington State. UW is listed as one of the nation’s top public
educational and research institutions, and the School of Medicine
has been ranked second in the world, among the top two recipients
of federal research grants. The Department of Radiology is
internationally recognized as dynamic, progressive, and high
impact, consummate with UW Medicine's ranking as one of the
nation's leading healthcare delivery enterprises.
The Department of Radiology has 134 clinical and research
faculty including physicians, physician assistants, advanced
registered nurse practitioners, and scientists; and 105 residents,
fellows, and post-doctoral students. We have an incredibly
talented staff and leadership team. Department of Radiology
is made up of wonderfully dedicated individuals committed to
patient care, to education, and to discovery. We provide
services to the Pacific Northwest, Asia, Africa, and other
sites. We are recognized for patient and family-centered care
and are a values-driven department. Our core value is to
provide the best in care for every patient every time. We are
proud that we highly value research, inspired by the goal of
healthcare that is more accessible, less invasive, lower cost, and
has optimal outcomes. Our valued educational programs are
geared toward creating physicians and scientists who care deeply
and see innovation as central to the challenges of the future.
Candidates should meet the following requirements:
- M.D. or D.O. (or foreign equivalent) in medicine and
eligibility for full medical licensure in Washington State
- Be board certified or board eligible in Diagnostic
- Successful completion of an ACGME-accredited residency (or
foreign equivalent) in Diagnostic Radiology and have completed
a fellowship in Musculoskeletal Imaging
- Have a record of accomplishments that supports a strong desire
for a career in academic radiology, as evidenced
by publications or external research funding
- 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.
Please upload the following required forms as part of the
application process: Updated CV, a Letter of Interest or Cover
Letter and a statement of past and planned contributions to
diversity, equity, and inclusion (i.e., diversity statement).
Please apply online through Interfolio here: https://apply.interfolio.com/90225
Address inquiries to:
Majid Chalian, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology
University of Washington
4245 Roosevelt Way NE, Box 354755
Seattle, WA 98195
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.
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 (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).