University of Washington, School of Medicine, Department of Radiology


University of Washington, School of Medicine, Department of Radiology

Assistant Professor WOT in Musculoskeletal Radiology (Northwest Hospital)


Position Overview
Organization: University of Washington, School of Medicine, Department of Radiology

Title: Assistant Professor WOT in Musculoskeletal Radiology (Northwest Hospital) 

Position Description
The Department of Radiology in the School of Medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle is seeking applications for one full-time faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor without tenure to join faculty members in the Musculoskeletal Radiology section at Northwest Hospital (NWH) with an anticipated start date of May 1, 2019.  School of Medicine faculty members have an annual service period of 12 months (July 1-June 30).  In addition to clinical activities, responsibilities will include instruction of medical students, diagnostic radiology residents, and musculoskeletal radiology fellows.  

This position is based at Northwest Hospital, but will also include clinical and teaching responsibilities at all other UW Medicine sites of practice, including the University of Washington Medical Center, UW Medicine Roosevelt Clinic, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, etc. Clinical responsibilities will include all aspects of musculoskeletal radiology including subspecialties of orthopedic surgery, very active sports medicine, rehabilitation medicine, oncology, trauma, metabolic bone, and rheumatology services, as well as musculoskeletal injections and imaging-guided biopsies.  There is a high volume of radiographic, MR, CT and Ultrasound cases.  Academic responsibilities will include teaching of medical students, residents and fellows, and clinical, basic, or educational research or equivalent scholarly activities, with dedicated research time and mentoring provided. 

The University of Washington (UW) is the nation’s top public educational and research institution.  The School of Medicine has been ranked second in the world, among the top two recipients of federal research grants.  Our hospitals consistently rank among the very best, as does the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.  The UW Department of Radiology is internationally recognized as dynamic, progressive, and high impact in the field of Diagnostic Imaging.  Our academic enterprise complements the clinical, teaching and research activities of one of the nation's leading healthcare delivery enterprises.

Seattle is a cosmopolitan city set in a dramatic backdrop of water, forests and mountains. It is famous for its vibrant downtown neighborhoods and many cultural strengths and is consistently ranked among the top urban areas for quality of life.  Our staff enjoy outstanding benefits, strong support for professional growth, and environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, and artistic pursuits. 

Candidates should meet the following requirements:
•M.D., or foreign equivalent, in medicine and eligibility for full medical licensure in Washington State
•Be board certified or board-eligible in diagnostic radiology
•Completion of an ACGME-accredited residency in diagnostic radiology and have fellowship training in musculoskeletal radiology, or equivalent experience
•Demonstrated commitment to an academic career based on record of scientific presentation or publications
• 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. 

Applications should be submitted online through Interfolio here:  Please upload the following required forms as part of the application process:  Updated CV and a Letter of Interest or Cover Letter.


Address inquiries to:
Felix Chew, M.D.
Professor and Section Chief, Department of Radiology
University of Washington
4245 Roosevelt Way NE, Box 354755
Seattle, WA 98105


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religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information,

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