Below are current openings at the Department of Family Medicine:

Chair, Department of Family Medicine

The position is full-time and tenured with appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. Successful candidates will have an MD or equivalent, be board-certified in Family Medicine, maintain a clinical practice, and have demonstrated leadership skills in administration, teaching, research and clinical care delivery. We seek candidates who demonstrate a commitment to building and sustaining an inclusive climate for all faculty, staff and students.

For more information:
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Family Medicine – Associate or Assistant Professor WOT (AA19187)

The Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington seeks a full-time family physician with a passion for resident teaching and excellence in patient care. Appointment will be on the clinician teacher track at the assistant professor or associate professor level dependent on experience. This is a non-tenured position academic appointment consistent with all other residency faculty.

The position will be based in the residency section. Residency duties will include attending in the clinic and the hospital, as well as teaching and advising residents and participating in residency administrative and curricular duties. Other duties may be assigned by the program director or chair. This clinician is expected to participate in the full-spectrum of clinical family medicine practice including obstetrics and inpatient attending. Recent direct practice-based patient care experience in full spectrum family medicine is strongly preferred. Teaching and training experience in medical education is desirable. Applicants are required to have an MD, DO, or foreign equivalent with current certification by the American Board of Family Medicine.

University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. 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. In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduate 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.

Applicants should apply to Matthew J. Thompson, MD, Professor and Acting Chair, Department of Family Medicine, UW Box 356390, Seattle, Washington 98195

We are interested in candidates who are committed to developing an supporting diversity and inclusion in the work and learning environment.


MEDEX Faculty Course Coordinators/Course Chairs

The MEDEX Physician Assistant Program at the University of Washington seeks PA faculty members at its four training sites in Seattle, Tacoma and Spokane, WA and Anchorage, AK. There are openings for full-time and/or part-time positions.

MEDEX Faculty Clinical Coordinator

The MEDEX Physician Assistant Program at the University of Washington seeks PA faculty members at its Seattle and Spokane training sites. These are full-time clinical coordinator positions. Primary faculty responsibilities include clinical rotation development, managing student placements during the second (clinical) year, developing and maintaining the clinical year curriculum, and supervising end-of-rotation activities.