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Assistant Professor without Tenure (WOT) - Medicine, Rheumatology (2024)

University of Washington, Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology
Seattle, Washington State
($170,004 - $200,004 annually
Date posted
Jan 8, 2024

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

Position Description

The Division of Rheumatology in the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington is seeking applicants to fill a full-time faculty position as an Assistant Professor WOT (without tenure due to funding). This position will be based at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) in Seattle, Washington. Assistant professors (WOT) are eligible for multi-year 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 will have an active research program. The successful candidate will be expected to lead a nationally recognized research program in computational biology with relevance to rheumatology. Additional duties may include inpatient and outpatient attending duties with the responsibility to teach residents and fellows and, in the laboratory, to mentor research scientists and postdoctoral fellows. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. The anticipated start date will be July 1, 2024.

The base salary range for this position will be: $14,167 - $16,667 per month ($170,004 - $200,004 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.

For practitioners holding an appointment in one of the physicians practice plans, see the link for additional benefits that may be available at 


Successful candidates must have an M.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) with board-certification in rheumatology (or foreign equivalent) and must be eligible for medical licensure in the state of Washington, with a proven track record of securing extramural 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

Please apply using the following link: Position will remain open until filled. Applicants will be asked to upload four required documents:

  1. Cover letter – please provide a concise description of training, work experience, scholarly interests and career goals. Diversity and equity statement – the University of Washington faculty strive to deliver equitable healthcare in an environment that promotes diversity and inclusion– please provide a statement addressing either 1) experiences with diversity efforts in training, professional/military work, previous teaching, and service, or 2) potential to foster more equitable healthcare delivery in the Division of Rheumatology Curriculum Vitae References – please provide a one-page document with a minimum of three references, at least one should be your current or previous supervisor or Program Director (please note: the recruitment committee may contact past and current employers and colleagues beyond the provided references)

For questions, please contact Danielle Mey at

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.


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