Assistant Professor in Rheumatology

University of Washington Department of Medicine

Assistant Professor WOT - Rheumatology

Position Overview

Organization: Medicine, Rheumatology

Title: Assistant Professor WOT - Rheumatology

Position Details

Position Description

The Division of Rheumatology in the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington is seeking applicants to fill a full-time faculty position as an Assistant Professor (without tenure due to funding). This position will be based at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) and will have an annual service period of 12 months (July 1-June 30).

The successful candidate will be expected to lead a nationally recognized research program in the pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis. The successful candidate will also be expected to head up a single cell sequencing core which will be capable of providing services to multiple investigators. Additional duties include outpatient attending duties with the responsibility to teach residents and fellows and, in the laboratory, to mentor research scientists and postdoctoral fellows. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. The anticipated start date will be July 1, 2021.


Successful candidates must have an M.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) with board-certification in rheumatology (or foreign equivalent) and a proven track record of securing extramural funding.  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.


Position will remain open until filled. Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a career statement and three letters of reference. For questions, please contact LyKheng Huot at

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.

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