Full Time Permanent

Assistant Professor Visa Sponsorship USA

Posted 2 months ago by Bella
1400 NE Campus Parkway, Seattle, WA 98195

Job Description



Job Overview


Medical, Rheumatology Organisation

Title: Assistant Professor (WOT) – Medicine, Rheumatology (2024).


Position Specifics


Description of the Position


The Division of Rheumatology in the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington is looking for candidates to fill a full-time faculty job as an Assistant Professor WOT (because to funding constraints). The University of Washington Medical Centre (UWMC) in Seattle, Washington, will be the location for this position. Assistant professors (WOT) are eligible for multi-year appointments with a service tenure of 12 months (July 1-June 30). Faculty with 12-month service periods are paid for 11 months of service during a 12-month period (July-June), implying one month of paid time off is provided.


This job will have a research programme in place. The chosen candidate will be expected to direct a nationally recognised computational biology research programme relevant to rheumatology. Additional responsibilities may include inpatient and outpatient attending tasks, as well as teaching residents and fellows and mentoring research scientists and postdoctoral researchers in the laboratory. Faculty at the University of Washington are involved in teaching, research, and service. The expected launch date is July 1, 2024.


The starting salary for this position will be $14,167 – $16,667 per month ($170,004 – $200,004 per year), consistent with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a US Department of Labour prevailing wage determination. This range includes the basic income granted by the [UW Physicians (UWP) practice plan, as well as the University’s base wage. Please keep in mind that only remuneration granted by the University is considered in benefit decisions and calculations. Compensation granted by the UW Physicians (UWP) practice plan may entitle you to additional benefits provided by that organisation.



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




Successful candidates must have an M.D. (or foreign equivalent) degree, board certification in rheumatology (or foreign equivalent), and be eligible for medical licence in the state of Washington, as well as a track record of obtaining extramural financing. Graduates of foreign (non-US) medical schools must demonstrate successful completion of all three steps of the US Medical Licencing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as established by the Secretary of Health and Human Services, in order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa.





The position will be vacant until filled. Applicants will be needed to upload four documents:


  • Please offer a brief summary of your training, professional experience, research interests, and career ambitions in your cover letter.


  • Please provide a statement addressing either 1) experiences with diversity efforts in training, professional/military work, previous teaching, and service, or 2) potential to foster more equitable healthcare delivery in the Division of Rheumatology.


  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)


  • Please supply a one-page document with at least three references, one of which should be your current or prior supervisor or Programme Director (please note: the recruitment committee may contact past and current employers and colleagues in addition to the provided references).


If you have any questions, please email Danielle Mey at ddm1125@uw.edu.


Statement on Equal Employment Opportunity



The University of Washington is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Without regard to race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, handicap, or protected veteran status, all competent applicants will be considered for employment.




Information on Benefits

This title/rank’s perks are summarised at https://hr.uw.edu/benefits/benefits-orientation/benefit-summary-pdfs/. Appointees who are solely employed and paid by a non-UW entity are not UW employees and are therefore ineligible for UW or Washington State employee benefits.




Diversity Commitment

The University of Washington is dedicated to increasing diversity among its instructors, librarians, staff, and students, as expressed in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/). Furthermore, the Faculty Code acknowledges faculty efforts in research, teaching, and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).




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