The Division of Genetic Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, and University of Washington is recruiting a full time academic clinical pediatric geneticist at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor, without tenure (commensurate with experience and qualifications) in the Clinician Educator series.
Responsibilities will include patient care (inpatient consultations, outpatient genetics clinics at the various Seattle Children's Hospital sites, regional clinics throughout Washington and Idaho, multidisciplinary clinics) and teaching of medical students and residents. Opportunities will be available for clinical research and collaboration with physician/scientists in the Seattle Children’s Research Institute and basic scientists in the Departments of Pediatrics and Genome Sciences at the University of Washington. Clinical services in the Division are currently provided by thirteen clinical geneticists, nine genetic counselors, and one nurse practitioner.
All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. This is a 12 month service period with an anticipated start date of Summer 2020.
Applicants should have an MD, or DO, or MD/DO combined (or foreign equivalent) and be either board certified or board eligible in Clinical Genetics, Pediatrics or Medicine.
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.
About University of Washington
The Department of Pediatrics is the second largest department in the UW School of Medicine. There are twenty-one academic divisions and units with approximately 1,400 employees (faculty and staff) including 522 paid faculty members, 150 paid staff employees, 146 residents, 65+ fellows, and over 600 affiliate faculty members. The department continues to grow substantially each year.
Overall, the Department has an annual operating budget of approximately $130M. Funding includes research funds (intra- and extramural sources), professional fee revenue, clinical support from SC and UW Medicine (including medical direction for specific physician leadership positions), gifts and endowments, state funding, and indirect cost recovery funds (UW).
The Department is committed to a level of service that supports and enables faculty members and staff to focus on the role that they have in supporting the Department’s mission:
Through excellence, innovation and collaboration, we will improve the health of all children and adolescents and reduce inequities by educating the pediatric and physician leaders of the future, advancing research, advocating for children and providing the nation...'s best primary and specialty pediatric clinical care. In partnership with our health care and academic institutions, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive faculty who can reach their personal and professional goals in a collegial environment.
The UW Department of Pediatrics is dedicated to improving the health of all children and adolescents by educating physician leaders of the future, advancing research, advocating for children and providing the nation's best pediatric clinical care. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.