The University of Washington Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine is seeking a full-time fellowship-trained candidate for a faculty position for its shoulder and elbow service. The practice will be located at Northwest Hospital and Medical Center. Opportunities exist for both clinical and basic research as well as resident education. Appointment is expected to be at the Associate Professor or Professor level, without tenure due to funding and commensurate with experience and qualifications. The position has a 12-month service period with an anticipated start date in the summer or fall of 2019.
University of Washington Faculty engage in teaching, research and service. Responsibilities will include resident education, medical student teaching, and clinical or basic research. However, the main focus of the position will be clinical care.
Applicants must have an MD or DO degree (or foreign equivalent) and be board certified (or eligible) in orthopaedic surgery. Must have leadership experience as well as experience studying teaching and learning methodologies. 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 submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter and contact information for three references.
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