Clinical Associate Professor or Clinical Professor (Multiyear) – Associate Chief, Sports & Spine Division, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
University of Washington
Location: Seattle, WA
Internal Number: 102014
The University of Washington's Department of Rehabilitation Medicine is offering an outstanding opportunity for a physiatrist to join our faculty as Associate Chief of the Rehabilitation Medicine Division of Sports & Spine. This full-time, multiyear, clinical track appointment will have a 12-month academic calendar (July 1 – June 30) and be appointed at the rank of Clinical Associate Professor or Clinical Professor, commensurate with experience. Multiyear clinical appointments at UW vary in duration from 2-5 years and are eligible for renewal. Initial period of appointment will be commensurate with departmental need and the candidate's experience. This position is not eligible for tenure. Anticipated start date is September 1, 2022, but other dates may be considered.
This position will be based primarily on the Harborview Medical Center campus in the Sports and Spine Center. Clinical duties include caring for patients with general MSK and sports related conditions, including sports concussions and spine care needs. The clinical scope of practice will include sports and general musculoskeletal injuries, spine injuries and pain, sports concussions, and active patients seeking exercise/fitness regimens. This position practices in a collaborative and multidisciplinary academic environment. This work requires strong collaboration with treatment team members, including the surgical teams. As the Associate Chief of the Division of Sports & Spine, the individual hired will work closely with the Division Chief to provide clinical oversight and strategic development of the Division of Sports & Spine and to define and document best practices, clinical protocols and pathways. The Associate Service Chief also will provide rehabilitation leadership in UW-wide initiatives that pertain to the Sports and Spine Division.
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 a medical degree (MD, DO, or foreign equivalent), must have or be eligible for medical licensure by the state of Washington, and must be board-certified or board-eligible in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Additionally, the successful candidate must meet requirements for appointment at no less than the Clinical Associate Professor rank, must have successfully completed fellowship training in sports medicine or spine/pain, must have experience with procedures including but not limited to lumbar spinal injections, and must have medical leadership experience.
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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, contact email email@example.com, Subject: Associate Chief, Sports & Spine Division - RMI 20211103-03. Attention: Search Committee Co-Chairs Janna Friedly and Stan Herring.
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.