The Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Global Health
at the University of Washington are recruiting a full-time (100%
FTE) Director of a new Global Family Planning and Reproductive
Justice Innovation Program. This faculty position will be at the
Associate or full Professor with tenure rank, with a 12 month
service period per year on an academic year, from July 1st -
June 30th. The successful applicant must qualify for an appointment
to the full-time faculty position at the University of Washington
at the Associate or Full Professor level commensurate with
qualifications. The primary appointment will be held in the
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and have an anticipated
start date of July 1, 2022. Applicants from within and outside of
academia are encouraged.
The goal of this new program is to bring together clinicians,
researchers and educators from across the University of
Washington’s schools and colleges to develop a premier program that
will catalyze highly interdisciplinary research, education, and
training; will support innovation in contraception, family
planning, abortion, reproductive justice, and will accelerate the
translation of innovations in those areas to large-scale,
evidence-based programs and policies around the globe. The program
represents an important new collaborative initiative between the
Departments of Global Health and Obstetrics and Gynecology at the
University of Washington. This Program will build on
substantial successful investments already realized by the
University of Washington in these areas of scholarship.
The University of Washington, located in Seattle, is a leading
global university with top ranked Schools of Medicine, and Public
Health. The Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and
Global Health are both well respected, and have a history of
effective collaboration. The Department of Global Health (DGH) is
one of the premier Global Health Programs in the world and is
housed jointly in the Schools of Medicine and Public Health.
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has a top 10 residency
program, a strong division of Complex Family Planning, and
fellowships in Maternal Family Medicine, Gynecologic Oncology, and
Complex Family Planning.
Outside of the Departments of Global Health and Obstetrics and
Gynecology, the University of Washington has strong, cross-campus,
multidisciplinary collaborative science related to contraception,
family planning, and abortion, including male contraceptive
research and development in the Department of Medicine, the
Department of Epidemiology, and the Center for Studies in
Demography and Ecology, among others. There is also a strong focus
on justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion, and applying this
lens to all University of Washington activities is a high priority.
We strongly believe this framework must be foundational within the
new center for successful collaboration and progress. The
successful applicant must engage in teaching, research and service,
which is a mission of the University of Washington.
The successful applicant will have:
- An active program of scholarship related to contraception,
reproductive justice, family planning, and/or abortion,
- A strong record of grantsmanship and publication
- Mentoring experience appropriate to rank
- Leadership and management experience appropriate to rank
- A track record of inter-disciplinary partnerships to take
advantage of the outstanding opportunities for collaboration at the
University of Washington is desired.
Applicants must have an MD or PhD degree (or foreign equivalent)
with a clinical and/or research focus in family planning and global
health. In order to be eligible for University sponsorship
for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-US) 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.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter,
diversity statement and CV through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/69337.
Applications will be accepted until the position is
filled. Please send inquiries by email to Ms. Bowden 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.
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).
COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and
Under Washington State Governor Inslee’s Proclamation
21-14.1, University of Washington (UW) workers 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 https://www.washington.edu/coronavirus/vaccination-requirement/.
Links to the Schools, Departments and Programs are
UW SOM: https://www.uwmedicine.org/school-of-medicine
UW SPH: https://sph.washington.edu/
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology:
Division of Complex Family Planning: https://obgyn.uw.edu/about/family-planning
Department of Global Health: https://globalhealth.washington.edu/
Department of Medicine: https://medicine.uw.edu/
Male Contraception Research (Division of
Department of Epidemiology: https://epi.washington.edu/
Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology:
UW Equity Focus: https://www.washington.edu/diversity/equity-focus/