Associate or Professor WOT - Chief, Division of Transplant Surgery & Surgical Director, UW Medicine Transplant Institute

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Associate or Professor WOT - Chief, Division of Transplant Surgery & Surgical Director, UW Medicine Transplant Institute

School / Campus / College: School of Medicine Organization: Surgery Title: Associate or Professor WOT - Chief, Division of Transplant Surgery & Surgical Director, UW Medicine Transplant Institute

Position Description

The Department of Surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine is seeking applications for Chief of the Division of Transplant Surgery and Surgical Director for the UW Medicine Transplant Institute. This position will have an annual service period of 12 months (July 1 - June 30) with an anticipated start date in Spring/Summer 2023. This unique opportunity consists of a full-time UW faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor WOT (without tenure by reason of funding) providing adult transplant surgery care at the University of Washington Medical Center-Montlake campus and may include pediatric clinical coverage at Seattle Children’s Hospital depending on experience. UW Medical Center is one of the world’s foremost academic health centers serving the Pacific Northwest and WWAMI region (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho). The transplant programs are national leaders in volume and outcomes, with growing living donor programs in both kidney and liver. The newly developed UW Medicine Transplant Institute is a major strategic investment in further growth and development of our transplant programs. The successful candidate will maintain a clinical practice in abdominal transplant surgery while participating in the education of surgical residents, medical students, and transplant surgery fellows. Furthermore, the candidate should expand the research vision for the division and provide academic and clinical leadership to division faculty consisting of 6 adult transplant surgeons, 4 pediatric transplant surgeons and 8 advanced practice providers. As the Surgical Director of the UW Medicine Transplant Institute, this position will provide strategic clinical leadership to the health system as the service line expands and develops. This position may include nomination for the Roger K. Giesecke Distinguished Professorship in Transplant Surgery depending on the candidate’s qualifications. At the rank of Associate Professor (WOT): The base salary range for this position will be: $35,000 - $37,500 per month ($420,000 - $450,000 annually). At the rank of Professor (WOT): The base salary range for this position will be: $42,500 - $45,000 per month ($510,000 - $540,000 annually). Base salaries for all ranks will be commensurate with candidate experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination. This range is inclusive of base salary provided through the UW Physicians (UWP) practice plan, in addition to base salary provided by the University. Please note that only compensation provided by the University is included in University benefit determinations and calculations. Compensation provided by UW Physicians (UWP) practice plan may provide eligibility for separate benefits offered by that organization. Other compensation associated with this position may include an administrative salary supplement (ADS), and incentive through UW Physicians practice plan. For practitioners holding an appointment in one of the physicians practice plans, see the link for additional benefits that may be available at : ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">­wp-content/­uploads/2019/09/­UWP-Benefits-Summary-for-­recruitingef-­edits-v3.pdf


A successful candidate must have demonstrated expertise in transplant surgery, an MD (or foreign equivalent) and be board certified (or foreign equivalent) in surgery, and successful completion of a transplant surgery fellowship. The successful candidate will have prior expertise in leadership, including financial stewardship. 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.


Interested applicants should upload a cover letter outlining qualifications for the position, current curriculum vitae and contact information for four professional references in Interfolio, and a statement of past and planned contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (i.e., diversity statement).

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits Information A summary of benefits associated with this title/rank can be found at ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">­benefits-orientation/­benefit-summary-pdfs/ . Appointees solely employed and paid directly by a non-UW entity are not UW employees and are not eligible for UW or Washington State employee benefits. Commitment to Diversity The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint ( ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">­diversity/­diversity-blueprint /). Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities ( ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">­admin/rules/­policies/FCG/­FCCH24.html#2432 ). Privacy Notice Review the University of Washington Privacy Notice for Demographic Data of Job Applicants and University Personnel to learn how your demographic data are protected, when the data may be used, and your rights. Disability Services To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or . COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information Under University of Washington (UW) Policy , University-compensated personnel must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">­coronavirus/­vaccination-requirement/ .

The University of Washington is using Interfolio’s Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

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