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Assistant Professor (WOT) - Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, NW Mental Illness Research, VA

Employer
University of Washington
Location
Seattle, Washington State
Salary
$8,500 - $10,250 per month ($102,000 - $123,000 annually)
Date posted
Jan 12, 2024

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The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and NW Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System is seeking candidates for one full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor without tenure by reason of funding in either the clinician-teacher or faculty-scientist pathway. Assistant Professors 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. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research/scholarship, and service.

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is an integral component of the UW School of Medicine and shares UW Medicine’s mission to ‘Improve the Health of the Public.’ We accomplish this by providing the best care we can today, conducting research to develop better treatments for tomorrow, and inspiring and training the next generation of health care professionals for the Pacific Northwest. Our core values include openness, transparency, integrity, engagement, collaboration, and mutual respect. Our department is the third largest within the School of Medicine.

As the only academic psychiatry department serving Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho, we are committed to improving access to psychiatric care and consultation throughout the greater Pacific Northwest. Our educational programs include a required medical student clerkship for 260 medical students per year at some 30 sites across the WWAMI region, a nationally competitive psychiatry residency program with more than 90 psychiatry residents in Seattle and in two regional residency tracks in Idaho and Montana, subspecialty fellowships in addiction, child and adolescent, consultation-liaison, perinatal mental health and geriatric psychiatry, a nationally renowned scientist-practitioner psychology internship program, and numerous post-doctoral clinical and research fellowships.

Learn more: https://psychiatry.uw.edu/

Living in Seattle

The Evergreen State is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream with its geological diversity, including mountains, deserts, rainforests, and a Pacific coastline. It offers the Olympic Mountains, the San Juan Islands and Mount Rainier. Over the past decade, Seattle has become one of the most exciting and fastest growing cities in the world. Seattle is a vibrant city with a diverse range of businesses such as Boeing, Starbucks, Microsoft, Amazon, Expedia, Nintendo, and Zillow. It is a young and educated city, a place that is constantly changing as it changes the world, and all this innovation happens in a spectacular natural setting surrounded by lakes, oceans, forests and mountains.

Salary

The base salary range for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination.

The base salary range for an Assistant Professor position will be $8,500 - $10,250 per month ($102,000 - $123,000 annually).

This position is paid directly by the VA Puget Sound and receives no UW compensation. Please refer to the VA Puget Sound for information about compensation for this position.

Benefits

As a University of Washington employee, you receive excellent benefits including a variety of health plan options, generous retirement plans, life insurance and long-term disability coverage. While many of these programs are administered by the Washington State Public Employees Benefit Board, the UW Benefits team helps new employees understand their options at Welcome Day and provides those preparing to retire resources and guidance.

Summary of Benefits for Faculty with Appointments of 9 - 12 Months.

Qualifications

PhD, PsyD or foreign equivalent in clinical or school psychology or a related field from an APA-accredited doctoral program (or foreign equivalent).

Applicants must be U.S. Citizens (permanent residents may be appointed only if it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens)

Application Instructions

Please submit the following via Interfolio:

  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 https://hr.uw.edu/benefits/benefits-orientation/benefit-summary-pdfs/. 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 (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/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 (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).

Privacy Notice

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Disability Services

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu.

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