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
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
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.
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 (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/.