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Open Rank WOT, Thoracic Pathologist – UW Lab Medicine & Pathology, Division of Anatomic Pathology

Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Seattle, Washington State
Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Posted Date
Feb 16, 2023

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Position Description
The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Washington, seeks one (1) full-time Pathologist to join our Pulmonary and Cardiovascular Pathology subspecialty services as an Open Rank WOT (without tenure), due to reasons of funding on the clinician-scientist or clinician-educator pathway. The primary clinical service responsibility will be case sign out in the Pulmonary Pathology and Cardiovascular Pathology diagnostic services and the associated teaching of medical students, post-sophomore fellows, residents, and fellows. UW AP faculty on these services also participate in Autopsy Pathology rotations and intraoperative consultation service/on-call rotations. The successful candidate is expected to interact and foster relationships with clinicians and participate in some interdisciplinary conferences associated with these services.

Positive factors for consideration include, but are not limited to, (1) completion of Thoracic Pathology Fellowship (with emphasis in Pulmonary/Mediastinal Pathology) training; (2) special interest in participating in the Cardiovascular Pathology service; and (3) ability to participate in other subspecialty services (e.g. Cardiovascular Pathology, Head and Neck Pathology service, etc.).

Assistant Professors WOT are eligible for multi-year appointments that align with a 12-month service period (July 1-June 30). Associate and Full 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 is full-time and remains open until filled with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2023, but is flexible.

The base salary range for this position will be: Assistant Professor range: $18,170 to $26,577 per month ($218,039 to $318,927 annually); Associate Professor range: $21,903 to $30,049 per month ($262,831 to $360,592 annually); Professor range: $26,023 to $39,377 per month ($312,274 to $472,526 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 UW Physicians (UWP) 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 UW Physicians (UWP) practice plan may provide eligibility for separate benefits offered by that organization.

Other compensation associated with this position may include an administrative salary supplement.

UW faculty demonstrate the highest standards of professionalism and engage in teaching, research, and clinical service. UW faculty embrace the vision of excellence, collaboration, and integrity. Come join us in one of the most beautiful and exciting locations in the U.S. as we pursue our mission of creatively and durably improving health.

The successful candidate will possess an M.D. or D.O. (or foreign equivalent) and be board-certified or board-eligible in anatomic pathology. Must qualify for a license to practice medicine in Washington State.  In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H1-B visa, graduates of foreign (non-US) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the US Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. 

Application Instructions
Please use this link to apply with a CV, a cover letter, a diversity statement [statement of past and planned contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion], and contact information for at least three references addressed to Bob Ricciotti, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

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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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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