The Department of Neurology at the University of Washington School of Medicine and Seattle Children's Hospital are seeking an outstanding child neurologist to lead the Division of Pediatric Neurology. The Division presently has 21 faculty members who provide clinical services at Seattle Children's Hospital and its regional clinics in western and central Washington, the NICU at the University of Washington Medical Center, and through outreach clinical sites in Montana and Alaska. Together with the University of Washington Departments of Pediatrics and Neurology, the Division operates a five year categorical child neurology residency training program, with three trainees per year, as well as a clinical neurophysiology fellowship program. Through the Seattle Children's Research Institute, pediatric neurology faculty conduct research in several areas including epilepsy, neurogenetics, stroke, mitochondrial disease, neurotoxicology and behavioral neurology. Seattle has a rich neuroscience environment and collaborative basic science, translational and clinical research opportunities are available through the University of Washington, the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Allen Brain Institute.
Applicants should have strong clinical skills in general child neurology or in a recognized subspecialty, experience as a neurological educator, and a portfolio of mature scholarship in basic or clinical neuroscience research. Preferred applicants will have had previous administrative experience in managing clinical and academic programs, training in process improvement or patient safety, and fostering the success of others.
This is a full-time appointment at the Associate or Full Professor rank (without tenure) in either the clinician-educator or clinician-scientist academic pathway. After arrival, the successful applicant will be eligible for appointment to the Herman and Faye Sarkowsky Endowed Chair of Child Neurology at the University of Washington. Requirements include an MD or DO or foreign equivalent degree, eligibility for medical licensure in the State of Washington, and certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology.
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 send a letter of interest and their curriculum vitae to the Search Committee Chair:
Sandra Juul, M.D., Ph.D.
1959 NE Pacific St, Box 356320
Department of Pediatrics
University of Washington
Seattle Washington, 98195
This position is open until filled. The 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, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. At the University of Washington, diversity is integral to excellence. We value and honor diverse experiences and perspectives, strive to create welcoming and respectful learning environments, and promote access, opportunity and justice for all. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.