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Assistant Professor WOT, Allergy and Infectious Diseases (VA- Antimicrobial)

Employer
University of Washington
Location
Washington, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Dec 20, 2021

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

The Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (AID) in the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington is seeking applicants for a full-time faculty position. This position will be at the Assistant Professor level, without tenure for reasons of funding (WOT), and will have clinical, teaching, and research responsibilities. This position has an annual service period of 12-months [July 1-June 30] and is anticipated to start in July 2022.

The successful candidate will lead antimicrobial stewardship at the Puget Sound VA Healthcare system and provide expert guidance on quality care of infections, improve patient outcomes, and reduce costs. They will also participate in penicillin skin allergy testing clinic in cooperation with Division of Allergy and Infecttious Diseases. The candidate will also provide clinical care of immunocompromised patients, such as with HIV, as well as general infectious diseases patients. The candidate will participate in a combination of outpatient clinic, telemedicine clinic, and inpatient consult attending that is equivalent in time commitment to at minimum 50% FTE, as determined by needs of the infectious diseases clinical service at the VA.

The duties of this position include publishing in the field of infectious diseases, teaching infectious disease trainees at the student, resident, and fellow level, providing education to the entire VA community regarding antimicrobial stewardship, and mentoring. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

Qualifications

Applicants must hold a MD (or foreign equivalent) and be board eligible/ board certified in Infectious Diseases (or foreign equivalent). Successful candidates must demonstrate at least two years documented expertise and evidence of publications in antimicrobial stewardship within the Veterans Affairs hospital system with a focus on penicillin skin allergy testing and telemedicine.  Applicants must be U.S. Citizens (permanent residents may be appointed only if it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens).

Application Instructions

Please apply through the University of Washington's Interfolio site at: https://apply.interfolio.com/99327. Please provide a detailed cover letter addressing your career aspirations, a copy of your most updated CV, a list of three references, and a diversity statement of past and planned contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion; for questions please contact Danielle Julien Trice at djtrice@uw.edu

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 Information

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/.

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