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Faculty Careers

Faculty at the University of Washington come from all over the world to teach, learn new techniques and conduct research. Faculty have offices and labs in many of the city's hospitals. They have a wide range of interests and residents are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to learn varied approaches to anesthesia practice.

The Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine has faculty positions for Academic Anesthesiologists. These anesthesiologists must be Board certified or eligible in anesthesiology and obtain state of Washington licensure.

In particular, we are recruiting clinical faculty with research fellowship training. We also have a need for clinical faculty with fellowship training in pain medicine.

Recent Position Announcements

Position Title

Chief of Service for the Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine at Harborview Medical Center

Position Details / Job Overview

Harborview Medical Center, under the auspices of the Office of the Medical Director and the Interim Chair, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine is seeking an outstanding leader to serve as the Chief of Service for the Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine at Harborview Medical Center.

The Harborview Chief of Service for Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine (APM) has responsibilities as a representative of the hospital and the department. As stated in the HMC Medical Staff Bylaws, the Chief of Service (COS) is a hospital administrative position that is designated by the Board of Trustees upon recommendation by the Medical Executive Board. The COS APM works closely with the Department Chair and the Medical Director, and other senior leaders, to achieve a wide range of hospital and departmental objectives. Core expectations and objectives include, but are not limited to, clinical excellence and leadership on quality, safety, and patient-centered initiatives; a strong commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion; graduate resident education; fiscally responsible and fair staffing; and proactive anesthesiology participation at the institutional level. Furthermore, the COS APM is responsible for recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty, appointing and re-appointing through the credentialing process, developing and sustaining robust research programs, nurturing the next generation of physician scientists, and responding to human resource (HR) issues in a fair and timely manner.

The successful applicant will have outstanding clinical and leadership skills and be able to work well in a team setting. A substantial track record of service and administrative excellence including understanding of care in a safety-net environment and leadership in equity, diversity and inclusion are required. Demonstration of academic accomplishment in scholarship and education are essential skills.

Please send a cover letter, which should include a vision for this service, and Curriculum Vitae to Dr. Eileen Bulger (Chair of the Search Committee), via Assistant to the Medical Director Anita Gould at

Please respond by September 3, 2021. A detailed job description is available for those interested (please email


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.

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 ( 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 (

Position Title

Anesthesiologist/Intensivist/Co-Director Surgical Intensive Care Unit — VA Puget Sound HCS — UW JOB #: AA2870
(Anesthesia Services — Veterans Health Administration)

Position Details / Job Overview

Department of Anesthesiology at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System (VAPSHCS) and University of Washington Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine in Seattle, WA are seeking a full-time anesthesiologist with subspecialty training in Critical Care Medicine to serve as the Co-Director of the Surgical Intensive Care Unit.  This is an academic anesthesiologist position at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor, in either the regular or clinical track, depending on qualifications in the Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine at the University of Washington. This position is without tenure.  The successful applicant must be board certified in Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine by the American Board of Anesthesiology (or equivalent) and have a demonstrated record of success in ICU management and clinical education.  Applicants will have clinical responsibility in both the operating room and ICU and must meet the qualifications for a faculty appointment at the University of Washington.  In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-US) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the US Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.  Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.  The UW is building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates.  The VA Puget Sound Health Care System and University of Washington are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers.  

Qualified applicants are requested to send a cover letter, updated CV, and names and addresses of three references to: Attn: Erik Slover, Human Resources Management Services (S-005A), 1660 South Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108. For additional information, please contact: Lisa Judge, M.D. at 206-764-4772 or

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Academic Human Resources serves all three campuses of the University of Washington as a central resource for the recruitment, hiring, retention and promotion of faculty, librarians and academic staff. This is a direct link to the page listing of current available faculty positions at UW Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine.