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
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.
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
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 email@example.com
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/.