Professor (WOT), Dept of Pediatrics, Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development

University of Washington
Seattle, Washington State
Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Posted Date
Feb 6, 2023

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

Position Description

The University of Washington, Department of Pediatrics, Divisions of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (primary in General Pediatrics) along with the Seattle Children’s Research Institute Center for Child Health, Behavior & Development invites applications for a full-time Professor, without tenure by reason of funding, on the faculty-scientist track. Professors 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.  Anticipated start date in Winter 2023.

This position will be expected to establish a research program focused on brief and early interventions in adolescent behavioral health, including substance use disorder. The candidate is expected to sustain a funded research program at Seattle Children’s and the University of Washington in these areas of adolescent behavioral health across multiple youth-serving systems, including healthcare, schools, and juvenile justice. The applicant will also be expected to contribute to our department’s teaching and mentoring mission, and should have extensive experience in teaching and mentorship of trainees focused on adolescent behavioral health.

This position provides an opportunity to work at The Center for Child Health, Behavior, and Development (CHBD) at Seattle Children's Research Institute.  Applicants will be have a faculty appointment at the University of Washington and will join a group of highly collaborative research scientists at CHBD with expertise in pediatrics, health services research, psychiatry, psychology, biostatics, and epidemiology.

The base salary range for this position will be: Professors PhD $15,000 - $20,000 per month ($180,000 - $240,000 annually), Professors MD $16,729 - $25,093 per month ($200,748 - $301,116 annually) commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination.

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


The successful candidate will have earned a doctorate degree (MD or PhD or foreign equivalent), with research focus in brief and early interventions in adolescent behavioral health, and documented expertise in one or more of the following areas: health services research, health policy, epidemiology, psychology, child and human development, sociology, or other relevant fields.

Applicants must have existing research funding and a history of successfully seeking 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.

Application Instructions

Upload CV, cover letter and diversity statement. The diversity statement should address current and/or future commitments to and experiences with research-focused 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

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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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