Location: Seattle, Washington
Type: Full Time
The Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine at the University of Washington, in Seattle, has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time academic orthopaedic spine surgeon. This position will be based at the University of Washington Medical Center - the Northwest Hospital and Montlake Campuses. Appointment will be made at the Assistant Professor level (without tenure due to funding). Responsibilities include resident and fellow education, medical student teaching, and the development of a busy clinical practice. Additionally, the successful candidate is expected to develop a robust program in clinical, educational methodologies, or basic science research.
The base salary range for this position will be: $17,917 - $22,500 per month ($215,004 - $270,000 annually) commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination.
This range is inclusive of base salary provided through the UW Physicians (UWP) practice plan, in addition to base salary provided by the University. Please note that only compensation provided by the University is included in University benefit determinations and calculations. Compensation provided by UW Physicians (UWP) practice plan may provide eligibility for separate benefits offered by that organization.
Other compensation associated with this position will include Monthly Additional Compensation (MAC) and Semi-Annual Additional Compensation (SAAC) through the UW Physicians practice plan.
This position has a flexible start date in spring, summer or fall of 2023. Assistant Professors are eligible for multi-year appointments that align with a 12-month period (July 1-June 30). Faculty with 12-month service periods are paid for 11-months of service over a 12-month period (July-June), meaning the equivalent of one month is available for paid time off. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.
Physicians Practice Plan
For practitioners holding an appointment in one of the physicians practice plans, see the link for additional benefits that may be available at https://faculty.uwmedicine.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/UWP-Benefits-Summary-for-recruitingef-edits-v3.pdf
Applicants must have an MD degree (or foreign equivalent), be board certified (or board eligible) in orthopaedic surgery and have completed a fellowship (or foreign equivalent) in orthopaedic spine surgery. A demonstrated record of professionalism, academic accomplishments, and excellent clinical skills encompassing a broad spectrum of spine surgery is a prerequisite. 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 equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
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COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information
Under University of Washington (UW) Policy, University-compensated personnel must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit https://www.washington.edu/coronavirus/vaccination-requirement/.