Section Chief of Vascular Surgery

The VA Puget Sound Health Care System and the Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine invite applications for a full-time academic surgeon at the rank of Associate Professor without tenure by reason of funding (WOT) or Professor WOT for the position of Section Chief of Vascular Surgery at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System.   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 expected start date is Spring/Summer 2023. This position will be based at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System in Seattle.

The VA Puget Sound Health Care System and the University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. The VA Puget Sound is an integral part of the clinical, academic, and educational programs of the Department of Surgery, with full participation of residents, fellows and students from the University of Washington. Accordingly, the successful candidate is expected to be involved in the full range of activities of the Vascular Surgery Division, including clinical service, research, and teaching. We are please to announce the recent brand new construction of a modern Hybrid Operating Room which will be fully accessible for enhanced clinical productivity.

This position is paid directly by the VA Puget Sound Health Care System and receives no UW compensation. Please refer to the VA for information about compensation for this position.

For practitioners holding an appointment in one of the physicians practice plans, see the link for additional benefits that may be available at:

Requirements for this position include: MD degree (or foreign equivalent) and board certification (or foreign equivalent) in vascular and endovascular surgery. 

Applicants must be U.S. Citizens (permanent residents may be appointed only if it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens).

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

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