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Colorectal Surgeon

The Division of General Surgery in the Department of Surgery at the University of Washington, School of Medicine is accepting applications and nominations for a full-time faculty position at University of Washington Medical Center. The faculty position is at the rank of Assistant Professor without tenure by reason of funding (WOT) or Associate Professor WOT. Assistant Professors hold three-year appointments that align with a 12-month service period (July 1-June 30) and associate 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. This position will have an anticipated start date in Summer 2024.


This position will be primarily based at the University of Washington Medical Center Montlake and Northwest campuses. This position will provide comprehensive surgical services and colonoscopies in the treatment of diseases of the colon and rectum including colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, and diverticulitis, diseases of the pelvic floor, including rectal prolapse and fecal incontinence, diseases of the colon and rectum, and common anorectal pathologies.

In addition to clinical practice, the position will participate in the education of surgical residents, medical students, and division fellows. This position will be expected to develop an area of scholarly expertise, as expected of every faculty member, in consultation with the Division and Section Chiefs. The University of Washington Medical Center is a nationally recognized academic medical center offering outstanding specialty and primary care. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.


At the rank of Assistant Professor (WOT) the base salary for this position will be $27,084-28,334 per month ($325,008-$340,008 per year). At the rank of Associate Professor (WOT) the base salary range for this position will be $30,000-$32,084 per month ($360,000-$385,008 per year). Base salaries at all ranks will be commensurate with candidate experience and qualifications. This range is inclusive of base salary provided through the University of Washington Physicians (UWP) practice plan, in addition to base salary provided by the University. Other compensation associated with this position includes clinical productivity incentives through UWP. Please note that only compensation provided by the University is included in university benefit determinations and calculations. Compensation provided by UWP practice plan may provide eligibility for separate benefits offered by that organization.


For practitioners holding an appointment in one of the physicians practice plans, see the link for additional benefits that may be available at: https://faculty.uwmedicine.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/UWP-Benefits-Summary-for-recruitingef-edits-v3.pdf


Qualifications

Prospective candidates must have an MD (or foreign equivalent) and be certified or eligible for certification by the American Board of Surgery (or foreign equivalent). Must be licensed to practice medicine in Washington by the time of appointment. 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.


Instructions

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





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