Bariatric Surgeon: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor without tenure

  • Location
    Seattle, WA
  • Company
    University of Washington Department of Surgery
  • Type
    Full-Time / Attending Surgeon
  • Category
    University Positions
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Job Description

The Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine is seeking applications for a full-time, non-tenured faculty position in the Bariatric Surgery program at UW Medical Center (UWMC) at the rank of Acting Assistant Professor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor depending upon the applicant’s credentials. This position will be primarily based at the UWMC. The position is a 1.0 FTE position and involves providing comprehensive bariatric surgical care and building on the Comprehensive Weight Loss Management Program’s multidisciplinary mission. The ideal candidate should have experience in diagnostic upper endoscopy as well. In addition to clinical practice, the candidate is expected to participate in the teaching of surgical residents, medical students, and division fellows. The successful candidate 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. UW 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.

How to Apply

Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and references to:

Brant K. Oelschlager, MD
Byers Endowed Professor in Esophageal Research and
Chief, Division of General Surgery
Department of Surgery
University of Washington
1959 NE Pacific Street, Box 356410
Seattle, Washington 98195-6410

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.