The Division of General Surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine is seeking applications for a full-time, non-tenured faculty position on the Acute Care Service, which provides emergency general surgery care at UW Medical Center. The faculty position at the rank of Acting Assistant Professor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor, will be determined depending on the applicant's credentials. This position will be on a service with 5 other general surgeons, a full-time Nurse Practitioner, and 4 residents including a general surgery chief resident. This appointment will be based primarily at the University of Washington Medical Center. There is an excellent breadth of practice with both an elective and emergency general surgery clinical practice covered by this team. There are opportunities in the SICU for candidates with critical care training, but not required. There is no trauma call.
The main responsibilities are to improve access to our health system for general surgical patients with a focus on emergency general surgical consults and to participate in the education of the surgical residents, medical students, and division fellows. UW Medicine surgeons are 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. UW faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.
Candidates must have an MD (or foreign equivalent) and be board certified or board eligible (or foreign equivalent) in surgery. 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.
Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and references to:
Brant K. Oelschlager, MD Byers Endowed Professor in Esophageal Research and Chief, Division of General Surgery Department of Surgery University of Washington 1959 NE Pacific Street, Box 356410 Seattle, Washington 98195-6410 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
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