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Career Opportunities

Director of Labor and Delivery, Associate or full Professor

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University of Washington
1959 NE Pacific St., Box 356460
Seattle, Washington 98195
Edith Cheng, MD c/o Cynthia Bowden

Additional Information

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of Washington (UW) in Seattle is seeking a full-time faculty member at the Associate or full Professor level, without tenure. This faculty member would direct the Labor and Delivery unit and serve as OB Service Chief at the University of Washington Medical Center.  In addition, there are ample opportunities for leadership and advancement within the department and institution.  This multi-year academic appointment has a 12-month service period.

Candidates must have a MD degree (or foreign equivalent) and must have completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology. In addition, candidates must be board certified or board eligible in Maternal-Fetal Medicine, have administrative experience and have at least five years of experience in a clinical academic setting and proven leadership skills with opportunities for advancement.  Candidates must possess excellent clinical skills, outcomes based education and commitment to education, leadership, and research consistent with the academic mission of the University of Washington. 

Applicants should send a letter of interest and a current CV to: 
Edith Cheng, MD
Search Committee Chair
Chief, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
c/o Cynthia Bowden
University of Washington School of Medicine
1959 NE Pacific St., Box 356460
Seattle, WA 98195-6460

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. Candidates will be expected to provide medical services at the University of Washington affiliated hospitals, train residents and medical students, and make academic contributions to the field.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. The 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, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. The University of Washington, a Recipient of the 2006 Alfred P. Sloan award for Faculty Career Flexibility, is committed to supporting the work-life balance of its faculty.