Assistant Professor without Tenure (WOT), Division of Gastroenterology
University of Washington
Location: Seattle, WA
Internal Number: 109845
The Department of Medicine, University of Washington (UW) is recruiting a full-time (100% FTE) faculty member to join the Division of Gastroenterology based at the University of Washington Medical Center. This position will be at the rank of Assistant Professor without tenure due to funding (WOT). Assistant professors WOT 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. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. Anticipated start date will be January 1, 2023.
This position will be expected to focus on inflammatory bowel disease, microbiome research, and/or immunology. The successful candidate will also participate in clinical care of gastroenterology patients, including providing inpatient consultative services and outpatient and inpatient clinic and endoscopy services. It will also be expected they will recruit, support, and mentor additional scientists who have a research focus on microbiome and host/microbe interactions leading to human diseases within the lab setting. Clinical teaching responsibilities would involve oversight of medical students, residents, and fellows during outpatient and inpatient clinical activities, in concert with the GI and Transplant Hepatology Fellowship program.
Must demonstrate a strong record of basic and translational GI research and in gut microbiology and its potential translation to understanding the pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease, demonstrated through a track record of substantial funding from extramural sources and high quality publications.
Must have the skills and knowledge necessary to provide care to a range of disease severity and identify patient needs and to provide the care needed to promote improvement. This will be demonstrated through at least 3 years of experience managing gastroenterology diseases and disorders. Additionally, candidate is required to have at least 5 years of experience providing moderate sedation for endoscopic procedures. Experiences may be gained concurrently.
Board Certification in Gastroenterology (or foreign equivalent)
Medical Degree (or foreign equivalent)
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.
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