General Thoracic Surgeon faculty position at the Assistant, Associate, or Professor rank

The University Of Washington School Of Medicine
Closing date
Aug 31, 2022

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The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine is accepting applications and nominations for a full-time, General Thoracic Surgeon faculty position at the Assistant, Associate, or Professor rank without tenure by reason of funding (WOT). Assistant Professors WOT are eligible for multi-year appointments that align with a 12 month service period (July 1 – June 30). Associate and full Professors WOT hold indefinite 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. The salary is commensurate with training, qualifications, and experience, with an expected start date in Fall 2022.

This position will perform general thoracic surgery procedures, including lung transplantation and extracorporeal life support. The thoracic surgeon will also be responsible for teaching and training of residents and medical students, as well as participation in thoracic oncology and clinical and/or basic science research.  All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

The primary site of practice for this position is the University of Washington Medical Center Montlake. Patient care will also be provided at or coordinated with Harborview Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, and the Veteran’s Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System. 

A successful candidate must hold an MD degree (or foreign equivalent) and be American Board of Thoracic Surgery (or foreign equivalent) qualified as of July 1, 2022. 

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 candidates should apply via Interfolio, upload a cover letter outlining qualifications for the position, current curriculum vitae, the names of four professional references whom we can contact via Interfolio, and a statement of past and planned contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (i.e. diversity statement).

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