The Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine is seeking applications for a full-time, 12 month service period, faculty position in the Hepatopancreatoobiliary (HPB) Surgery program at UW Medical Center (UWMC) at the non-tenured rank of Acting Assistant Professor (Temporary) or Assistant Professor (without tenure), depending on the applicant's credentials, with an anticipated start date of Summer 2019 . This position will be primarily based at the UWMC and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. This position will provide comprehensive surgical services in the treatment of diseases of the pancreas, liver and biliary tract including benign and malignant conditions.
In addition to clinical practice, the position will participate in the education of surgical residents, medical students, and division fellows. This position will be expected to develop an area of scholarly expertise, as expected of every faculty member, in consultation with the Division and Section Chiefs. The University of Washington Medical Center is a nationally recognized academic medical center offering outstanding specialty and primary care. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.
The candidates must have an MD (or foreign equivalent) and be board certified or board eligible (or foreign equivalent) in surgery.
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.
Applicants should upload a cover letter outlining qualifications for the position, current curriculum vitae and contact information for three professional references.
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