The University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine is recruiting full-time (100% FTE) faculty under the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (without tenure due to funding, commensurate with experience and qualifications) for a 12-month service period per year. Successful candidates will be highly motivated, academically-oriented Emergency Medicine physicians. There are excellent and wide ranging opportunities for those who seek a career with an academic focus in research (basic science or clinical physician-scientist) or medical education (clinician-teacher). University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. Opportunities to collaborate with well-established researchers in areas such as Resuscitation, Injury Prevention, Public Health, Health Services, Pre-Hospital Care, Simulation and many others are abundant. The anticipated start date will be January of 2019. The Department of Emergency Medicine invites applications for up to three positions.
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. Faculty will work at the Harborview Medical Center ED, which is the only Level I Trauma Center for a 4-state region and sees 65,000 patients per year, and the University of Washington Medical Center ED, a tertiary/quaternary care facility that sees 29,000 patients per year.
The UW School of Medicine is a regional resource for Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the WWAMI states. The UW School of Medicine is recognized for its excellence in clinical training, its world-class research initiatives, and its commitment to community service.
Candidates for this position must hold an M.D. degree or foreign equivalent. Candidate should possess or be eligible for full medical licensure in Washington State. Must be board prepared/eligible in Emergency 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.
If you are interested in working with a growing Department of Emergency Medicine at the highly acclaimed UW School of Medicine, please submit a letter of interest (cover letter) addressed to Susan Stern, MD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, as well as your CV through Interfolio.
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