The University of Washington Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine seeks candidates for a full-time Musculoskeletal Health Outcomes position at the rank of Research Assistant Professor or Research Associate Professor (without tenure due to funding). Eligible candidates will have a relevant doctoral degree (Ph.D., DrPH, or foreign equivalent) and demonstrated expertise in health outcomes research, health services research, and/or population health research with a particular interest in musculoskeletal health.
Successful candidates are expected to have established excellent research and academic credentials and should be strongly positioned to rapidly compete for extramural grant opportunities.
This is a full-time research appointment in a department with vigorous clinical, research, and training programs. There are extraordinary opportunities for collaboration with the clinical and basic science programs within the Department and the University of Washington. Potential sources of collaboration within the latter include the Institute for Translational Health Sciences, the Department of Global Health and the School of Public Health.
The University of Washington offers excellent salary and benefits. The Pacific Northwest is an area of outstanding scenic beauty that is ideal for year-round outdoor activities. The University is building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates.
Competitive salary and start-up packages will be tailored to the candidate's qualifications and research requirements.
Applicants should send their CV, a cover letter describing their research interests and a 2-page career development vision statement to:
Howard A. Chansky, M.D. Professor and Chair c/o Amanda Schwanz Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine 325 9th Avenue, Box 359798 Seattle, WA 98104 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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