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Assistant Professor (WOT), Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics

University of Washington School of Medicine
Washington, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Jun 10, 2022

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

The University of Washington, Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics along with the Seattle Children’s Research Institute Center for Child Health, Behavior & Development  invites applications for a full time Assistant Professor, without tenure by reason of funding, on the faculty-scientist track. This is a multi-year appointment with a 12-month service period position (July 1-June 30) with an anticipated start date of Winter 2023.

Assistant Professors (without tenure) 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.  

This position will build a research program at Seattle Children’s and the University of Washington focused on interpersonal violence, particularly as influenced by alcohol and substance use and other risk behaviors among youth and young adults. The research program will utilize key methodologies within health economics, decision science, and community-partnered research to identify and evaluate policies and systems that can lead to improved health outcomes in this population of youth and young adults. This position will be expected to apply for and obtain extramural grant support.

This position provides an opportunity to work at The Center for Child Health, Behavior, and Development (CCHBD) at Seattle Children's Research Institute. Applicants will be eligible for faculty appointment at the University of Washington and will join a group of highly collaborative research scientists at CCHBD with expertise in pediatrics, health services research, psychiatry, psychology, biostatics, and epidemiology.

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


The successful candidate will have earned a doctorate degree (MD or PhD or foreign equivalent) with documented expertise in health services research, health policy, epidemiology, psychology, child and human development, sociology, or other relevant fields.

Successful applicants will have a history of and existing research funding.

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.

Application Instructions

Interested applicants should upload a curriculum vitae, cover letter and diversity statement. The diversity statement should address current and/or future commitments to and experiences with research-focused equity, diversity, and inclusion.

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 ( 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 (

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

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