University of Washington Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
Research Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor of Orthopaedic and Musculoskeletal Health Outcomes The University of Washington Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine seeks two candidates for full time Musculoskeletal Health Outcomes positions, one at the junior Research Assistant Professor (without tenure due to funding) and one senior position at the Associate Professor or Professor level (without tenure due to funding). Eligible candidates will have earned a relevant doctoral degree (PhD, DrPH, or foreign equivalent) and have demonstrated expertise in health outcomes research, health services research, and/or population health research with a particular interest in musculoskeletal health and healthy aging.
The successful junior candidate is expected to have established excellent research and academic credentials and should be strongly positioned to rapidly compete for extramural grant opportunities. The successful senior candidate should have an outstanding record of academic productivity, extramural funding, and experience in developing and leading an outcomes focused research group or center.
These are full-time appointments in a department with vigorous clinical, research, and training programs. There are extraordinary opportunities for collaboration with the clinical and basic science programs in the department and with University-wide outcomes research efforts. Potential sources of collaboration within the latter include the Institute for Translational Medical Research, the School of Global Health, the Department of Global Health, the Surgical Outcomes Research Center, and the Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center.
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.
We will begin to invite selected applicants for interviews in the spring of 2016, but the search will continue until the positions are filled. 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 vision statement to:
Ted S. Gross, Ph.D. Professor and Sigvard T. Hansen, Jr. Endowed Chair Outcomes Search Committee Chair c/o Amanda Schwanz Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Box 359798, 325 9th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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