The VA Puget Sound Healthcare System (VAPSHCS) and University of Washington (UW) are recruiting for a full-time Assistant Professor (without tenure due to funding) commensurate with qualifications, on the Physician Scientist pathway based at the VA Puget Sound with a faculty appointment in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, UW. This is a 12-month service period position. The successful candidate will be an established researcher focused on the delivery of sleep medicine to the veteran population. This position has responsibilities on both inpatient and outpatient clinical services. Individuals on the physician scientist pathway are expected to participate in teaching of fellows and residents while providing clinical care and through research mentoring.
Anticipated start date would be September 2019.
University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.
Requirements include an MD (or foreign equivalent) and Board Eligibility or Certification in Sleep Medicine, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine (or foreign equivalents). Applicants must be U.S. Citizens (permanent residents may be appointed only if it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens). A competitive applicant will have a clinical and academic interest in sleep medicine.
Interested candidates should submit a CV and a cover letter that includes a concise description of their training, scholarly activities, career goals and experiences relative to diversity and inclusion to the Search Committee, University of Washington.
Application review will continue until the position is filled.
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