Clinical Assistant Professor or Clinical Associate Professor - Spine & MSK Physiatrist (UWMC-NWH) Rehabilitation Medicine, Division of Sports & Spine
University of Washington
Location: Seattle, WA
Internal Number: 101178
The University of Washington Department of Rehabilitation Medicine invites applications for musculoskeletal physiatrists with expertise in spine and general musculoskeletal (MSK) medicine to join our Division of Sports & Spine. This will be a full-time, clinical track appointment at the rank of Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor (non tenured). Salary and academic appointment will be commensurate with experience, qualifications, and academic rank. This position would have an annual service period of 12 months (July 1-June 30) renewed annually, and the individual selected may begin as soon as August 2022, subject to timely approvals and credentialing.
The clinical environment is an outpatient practice embedded within an academic department. The emphasis will be on a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions, with a focus on spine medicine. This position practices in a collaborative and multidisciplinary academic environment. This work requires strong collaboration with treatment team members, including the surgical spine team.
All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.
The Sports & Spine division in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine is a well-established group practice, with 16 faculty members across several clinic locations. We provide the highest quality patient-centered care, with each faculty member offering a unique contribution to the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation.
US News & World Report consistently ranks the University of Washington Department of Rehabilitation Medicine among the top five programs in the country. We are among the nation's leading recipients of research and training funding from the National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense, and the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, including the TBI and Burn Model Systems grants. We have a long history of innovative clinical and research programs, strong research infrastructure, active mentoring of junior faculty and a rich network of potential clinical and research collaborators among faculty within and outside our department.
The University of Washington and Department of Rehabilitation Medicine are committed to continually building an inclusive culture and to reducing inequities in patient care through education, research, leadership, and excellence in clinical care. We strongly believe that diversity enriches training and scientific discovery, fosters excellence, and promotes the best healthcare.
The Seattle-Tacoma/South Puget Sound region is widely recognized as one of the most desirable locations in the United States to live and work, with a wide spectrum of cultural, educational, and sporting events, and with year-round recreational opportunities.
The successful candidate must have
an MD, DO, or foreign equivalent
or be eligible for full medical licensure in the state of Washington
Board certification in physical medicine and rehabilitation
successfully completed fellowship training in sports medicine or spine/pain
experience with procedures including but not limited to lumbar spinal injections
expertise in rehabilitation medicine, with strong clinical experience
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 foreign equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Please upload the following required documents via this link:
Diversity statement that reflects your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as evidenced broadly in such areas as course content, hiring practice involvement, community service, etc.
Names and addresses of four professional references who may be contacted by the committee for inquiries
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of completed applications will begin immediately and continue on an ongoing basis until the position has been filled.
For questions about the position, email email@example.com. Subject: Spine & MSK Physiatrist (UWMC-NWH) - RMI 20211103-01. Attention: Dr. Melinda Loveless, Search Committee Chair.
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.