The University of Washington’s Department of Rehabilitation
Medicine, Division of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, is seeking
applicants for a full-time (0.8 to 1.0 FTE) faculty position
to be based at Seattle Children's Hospital (SCH). This
position will be at the Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical
Associate Professor, or Clinical Professor level. Salary and
academic appointment at University of Washington will be
commensurate with experience, qualifications, and academic
rank. This position would have an annual service period of 12
months [July 1-June 30] renewed annually. The anticipated
start date would be July 1, 2022, but earlier starts will be
This position will engage in all areas of pediatric
rehabilitation, including clinical services on the inpatient
rehabilitation unit, consultation service, and outpatient clinic;
cerebral palsy and complex tone management in an
interdisciplinary framework; and management of neuro-modulating
therapies and chemodenervation procedures. The selected
candidate also will participate in the teaching of fellows,
residents, and medical students and will have opportunity to
participate in curriculum and program development as well as
All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching,
research, and service.
Seattle Children’s Hospital, a tertiary care children’s hospital
servicing a 4-state region, is an integral part of the
University of Washington PM&R residency program.
The UW Department of Rehabilitation Medicine and Seattle
Children's Hospital are committed to continually building an
inclusive culture; have a strong commitment to diversity, equity,
and inclusion; and believe that diversity fosters excellence.
The Seattle-Tacoma/South Puget Sound region is a family-oriented
community in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. It is widely
recognized as one of the most desirable locations in the United
States to live and work, with a wide spectrum of outdoor, cultural,
educational, and sporting events, and with year-round recreational
The mild winters and temperate summers enable year-round outdoor
activities. To answer the question on many people's mind: "No, it
doesn't rain all the time." Seattle gets less rain annually than
Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, Miami, and many other major
metro areas. Surrounded by both mountains and water on two sides,
Seattle's natural beauty and proximity to nature,
perhaps, contribute to its inherent attitude of calm and
For many, living in Seattle has as much to do with what is
outside the city proper as what is inside. Less than an hour from
downtown, residents escape for the day or weekend to wineries, ski
resorts, hiking trails, and sprawling parks. Seattleites bring that
love of nature into the city proper as much as possible, enjoying
Seattle's parks and tree-lined streets while staying cozy in fleece
U.S. News & World Report analyzed 125 metro
areas in the United States to find the best places to live based on
quality of life and the job market in each metro area, as well as
the value of living there and people's desire to live there.
Seattle is ranked #13 in “Best Places to Live” and #50 in
“Best Places to Retire.”
The successful candidate will have an MD or DO degree (or
foreign equivalent). Candidates must be board-certified
or board-eligible in PM&R; sub-specialty board-certified
or board-eligible in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, or
board-certified or board-eligible in Pediatrics; and be
eligible for medical license in the State of
In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B
visa, graduates of foreign (non-U.S,) 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.
Please submit the following via http://apply.interfolio.com/98675:
- curriculum vitae;
- responsive cover letter that includes statements of
interest/experience in clinical care, research, and teaching;
- diversity statement that reflects your commitment to diversity,
equity, and inclusion as evidenced in course content, hiring
practice involvement, community service, etc.
- the names and titles of four professional references with
Questions may be referred to Molly Fuentes, MD, Assistant
Professor, c/o firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications will be accepted until the position is
filled. Interviews are anticipated to begin as early as
December 2021 / January 2022.
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/.