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Assistant Professor (WOT), Neuropsychologist, Dept of Rehab Medicine, Division of Rehab Psychology

University of Washington
Seattle, Washington State
Competitive - commensurate with experience, qualifications, and academic rank
Date posted
Apr 4, 2024

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

Job Details

Position Title:
Assistant Professor (WOT), Neuropsychologist, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Division of Rehabilitation Psychology & Neuropsychology

Position Description
The University of Washington’s Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Division of Rehabilitation Psychology & Neuropsychology, is offering an outstanding opportunity for a rehabilitation neuropsychologist to join our faculty. This will be a full-time academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor without tenure (WOT) due to source of funding, which is typical of ranked faculty appointments within the department. 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. Anticipated start date is Fall 2024, subject to timeline approvals and credentialing, but other dates may be considered.

The Department of Rehabilitation Medicine offers a collaborative and multidisciplinary academic environment. Opportunities will be available for building an academic career that includes teaching, research, and program development.

As a member of the Division of Rehabilitation Psychology & Neuropsychology, the successful candidate will participate in clinical, teaching, research, and scholarship and will be expected to fulfill requirements for advancement along the Clinician-Educator pathway of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine.

 Clinical duties will include outpatient and inpatient neuropsychological evaluations, as well as delivery of rehabilitation psychology services (e.g., psychotherapy, groups), assisting with the triage of neurorehabilitation patients, and consultation with members of multidisciplinary rehabilitation teams. Primary patient conditions/populations include traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis, stroke, hydrocephalus, spinal cord injury, post-COVID, brain tumors, and post-chemoradiation.

Duties also include supervision of psychology predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees within our APA-accredited internship and fellowship programs, as well as lectures at the graduate/medical school level.

Sites of practice for this position’s clinical duties are primarily at Harborview Medical Center but may also include some clinical activities at the University of Washington Medical Center Montlake Campus (UWMC-Montlake).  Opportunities for mentorship, professional development, career growth, and leadership are available, as well as the opportunity to assist in the development of new and expanding programs to address clinical demand.

The individual hired for this position will work with marginalized and culturally diverse communities and with trainees holding a range of worldviews.

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


The base salary range for this position will be $8,800 - $10,918 per month ($105,600 - $131,016 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 any of the following: incentive through UW Physicians (UWP), moving allowance, relocation incentive.

For psychologists whose practice plan compensation makes them eligible for separate benefits beyond those outlined in the general Benefits Information section below, detail about the potential additional benefits may be reviewed at


US News and World Report consistently ranks the UW Department of Rehabilitation Medicine among the top ten programs in the country. We are among the nation’s leading recipients of research and training funding from the National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense, and the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, including the TBI, SCI, and Burn Model Systems grants. We have a long history of innovative clinical and research programs, strong research infrastructure, active mentoring of junior faculty, and a rich network of potential clinical and research collaborators among faculty within and outside our department. Our predoctoral and postdoctoral training programs in psychology date back more than 20 years and are strong, well-integrated parts of our department.

The department has four clinical divisions: General Physiatry, Sports and Spine Physiatry, Pediatric Rehabilitation, and Rehabilitation Psychology & Neuropsychology. Faculty provide clinical services across four UW Medicine campuses: Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington Medical Center-Montlake, University of Washington Medical Center-Northwest, and UW Eastside Specialty Center. More than 25 of our faculty are based at Seattle Children’s Hospital and the Veteran’s Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, which are UW Medicine-affiliated organizations. The Sports and Spine division provides care at seven clinics throughout the UW Medicine system.

The Department of Rehabilitation Medicine is committed to an inclusive environment and to reducing inequities in patient care through education, research, leadership and excellence in clinical care. We strongly believe that diversity enriches training and scientific discovery and promotes the best healthcare. At the University of Washington, work towards diversity, equity and inclusion earns credit towards promotion.

The greater Seattle area is a great place to live, offering a treasure-trove of natural beauty, quaint neighborhoods in which to reside, year-round outdoor activities, and varied cultural and artistic activities.


  • Applicants must have a PhD, PsyD, or foreign equivalent from an APA-accredited clinical psychology graduate school program. 
  • Completion of a postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology. 
  • Must be licensed or license eligible to practice Psychology in the State of Washington.  

Application Instructions
Please upload the following required documents via this link: 

  • CV
  • Cover letter
  • Diversity statement that reflects your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as evidenced broadly in such areas as course content, hiring practice involvement, community service, etc.
  • Names and addresses of four professional references who may be contacted by the committee for inquiries 

Applications will be accepted for a minimum of 30 days and thereafter until the position is filled. Review of completed applications will begin immediately and continue on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. 

For questions about the position, contact email, Attention: Rehabilitation Neuropsychologist- RMI 20240223-03

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


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