Clinical Associate, or Clinical Professor-Associate Division Chief of Clinical Operations-Pediatrics

University of Washington
Seatac, Washington State
Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Posted Date
Feb 2, 2023

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

Position Description: 

The Department of Pediatrics, at the University of Washington School of Medicine, Division of Neonatology is seeking a board-certified Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine physician at the Clinical Associate Professor, or Clinical Professor level position on the Clinician faculty track.  This position will also hold the title as Associate Division Chief of Clinical Operations.

The base salary range for this position will be: Clinical Associate Professors MD $20,150 - $30,225 per month ($241,800 - $362,700 annually), Clinical Professors MD $22,965 - $34,448 per month ($275,580 - $413,376 annually) commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination.  This range is inclusive of base salary provided through the Children’s University Medical Group (CUMG) practice plan, in addition to base salary provided by the University. Please note that only compensation provided by the University is included in University benefit determinations and calculations. Compensation provided by Children’s University Medical Group (CUMG) practice plan may provide eligibility for separate benefits offered by that organization.

Other compensation associated with this position may include incentive through Children’s University Medical Group practice plan. Additional administrative responsibilities may be offered to a specific candidate with appropriate experience and qualifications which may result in an administrative supplement (ADS).

This position will be full-time at the rank of Clinical Associate Professor, or Clinical Professor and serve as Associate Division Chief for Clinical Operations. Attending positions have a 12-month service period, and are reappointed on an annual basis.

Clinical Associate Professors, and Clinical Professors hold annual appointments that align with a 12-month service period (July 1 – June 30) and may be reappointed to subsequent annual terms.  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.   

The anticipated start date is Summer 2023.

The Associate Division Chief for Clinical Operations is expected to have a 1.0 FTE clinical appointment in the Department of Pediatrics with a clinical FTE between 0.40 – 0.50, and the rest will be allocated to administrative leadership and protected time.

Responsibilities will include coordinating the administrative and clinical activities of the Division of Neonatology. Key leadership roles will include leading clinical program growth & outreach; financial operations, documentation, and billing; new faculty recruitment and onboarding; and faculty deployment and clinical schedule development. The responsibilities will also include acting as a liaison with NICU medical directors, service line leaders, and advanced practice providers (APPs).

Other responsibilities will include patient care in the NICU and teaching medical students, residents, and fellows. Clinical services in the Division of Neonatology are currently provided at five NICUs in Washington, including Seattle Children’s Hospital, University of Washington Medical Center, Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, Valley Medical Center in Renton, and St. Joseph Medical Center. The Associate Division Chief for Clinical Operations is expected to spend time on clinical service at many of these sites.

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


Applicants must have an MD or DO, or foreign equivalent and be board-certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.  Positive factors for consideration include but are not limited to advanced leadership training such as a master’s degree in Healthcare Administration (MHA) or Business Administration (MBA).

In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of a foreign (non-U.S.) medical school 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: Interested candidates should submit via interfolio, a current curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and a diversity statement. The diversity statement should address current and/or future commitments to and experiences with equity, diversity, and inclusion.

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.

Benefits Information: A summary of benefits associated with this title/rank can be found at Appointees solely employed and paid directly by a non-UW entity are not UW employees and are not eligible for UW or Washington State employee benefits.

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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Disability Services: To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information: Under University of Washington (UW) Policy, University-compensated personnel must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit

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