The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of Washington (UW) in Seattle is seeking a full-time faculty member at the Associate Professor or Professor without tenure due to funding (WOT) level for an academic appointment. UW Medicine is the premier academic medical center in Washington state, encompasses 4 hospitals in the Seattle metro area and is the primary referral hospital for the five-state WWAMI (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho) region. The department supports a residency program, three fellowship programs and is a major teaching site for UW medical students.
This opportunity will be predominantly at the UW Montlake Campus in Seattle; however the division also provides care at five satellites each week, round-the-clock Labor & Delivery coverage, and a large telemedicine program. If desired, protected time to grow your educational and research goals may be negotiated.
Joining the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at UW provides a broad scope of clinical opportunities including: treating the most complicated fetal anomalies and maternal conditions in a diverse patient population, working on an extremely high acuity labor floor, engaging in a unique collaboration with midwifery services, subspecialists in complex maternal conditions, and participating in a growing fetal therapy program. UW additionally has a strong record of supporting educators and researchers especially in grant funding within our department.
The selected candidate will be expected to provide excellent clinical care, expected to perform outpatient obstetrical imaging, perform clinical work in different high-volume inpatient and outpatient clinical practices, will be expected to engage in team work and team building, will be expected to engage in education and research to support the academic mission of UW Medicine to improve the health of the public. The successful candidate will benefit from the strong research infrastructure and interdisciplinary culture that exists within our Department and the broader UW community. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.
Associate and Professors WOT hold indefinite appointments that align with a 12-month service period (July 1-June 30). Faculty with 12-month service periods are paid for 11 months of service over a 12-month period (July-June), meaning the equivalent of one month is available for paid time off. This position has an anticipated start date of December 1, 2022. Salary and academic appointment at the University of Washington will be commensurate with experience, qualifications, and academic rank.
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Washington is committed to an inclusive environment and to reducing inequities in patient care through education, research, leadership, and excellence in clinical care. We strongly believe that diversity enriches training, scientific discovery and promotes the best healthcare. The University of Washington, a Recipient of the 2006 Alfred P. Sloan award for Faculty Career Flexibility, is committed to supporting the work-life balance of its faculty.
Candidates must have a MD degree (a foreign equivalent is acceptable) and must have completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology (a foreign equivalent is acceptable). In addition, candidates must be board certified in Maternal-Fetal Medicine. A foreign equivalent is acceptable. Candidates must have at least six years of practical experience in a clinical setting.
All candidates must be eligible for and able to maintain a Washington State medical license. 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.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, statement of teaching, statement of contributions to diversity, and current CV through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/106032.