The University of Washington and Seattle Children's Hospital are currently recruiting for a full-time physician specializing in Pediatric Ophthalmology to begin on January 1, 2020. This is a 12 month service period position.
This appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, without tenure due to source of funding, and will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
This position will be based primarily at the Seattle Children’s Hospital. Candidates will be expected to provide pediatric care, including treatment of consult and emergency patients and surgery, at Seattle Children’s Hospital and University of Washington affiliated hospitals, which include UW Medical Center and Harborview Medical Center.
Responsibilities include: clinical care, resident supervision and training in both the outpatient and operating room settings, and teaching of medical students.
The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to scholarship in ophthalmology. Protected time for academic endeavors will be provided.
Candidates must have an MD degree (or foreign equivalent) and have completed ophthalmology residency (or foreign equivalent) and one or more years of postgraduate training in pediatric ophthalmology.
Applicants must be American Board of Ophthalmology-certified or Board eligible as well as eligible for licensure in the State of Washington.
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.