Assistant Professor of Medicine

University of Washington

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Position Overview

School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

Title: Assistant Professor Without Tenure (WOT) - Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

Position Details

Position Description

The University of Washington School of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine has an academic rehabilitation, health, and/or pain psychologist position available at the rank of Assistant Professor.  Assistant Professors are eligible for multi-year appointments that align with a 12-month service period (July 1-June 30).  Faculty with 12-month service periods are paid for 11 months of service over a 12-month period (July-June), meaning the equivalent of one month is available for paid time off.  Salary and academic appointment at University of Washington will be commensurate with experience, qualifications, and academic rank.  The base salary range for these positions will be:  Assistant Professor $8,750 - $10,000 per month ($105,000 - $120,000 annually), commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a US Department of Labor prevailing wage determination.  This range is inclusive of base salary provided through the UW Physicians (UWP) practice plan, in addition to base salary provided by the University.  Please note that only compensation provided by the University is included in University benefit determinations and calculations.  Other compensation associated with this position may include incentive through the UWP practice plan.  Compensation provided by the UWP practice plan may provide eligibility for separate benefits offered by that organization.  For practitioners holding an appointment in the physicians practice plan, see the link for additional benefits that may be available at UWP:  The position is without tenure, due to funding and is full-time, with an anticipated start date as early as October 2023 or thereafter.  Duties include the teaching of residents, fellows and medical students and supervision of clinical care team.  Successful candidates will provide general anesthesia services.  University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.


Duties include inpatient consultation and liaison for complex pain patients; brief assessment and intervention, including evidence based therapies such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), mindfulness/meditation, motivational interviewing (MI), relapse prevention, and harm reduction.  Duties also include clinical teaching and supervising psychology and anesthesiology residents, fellows and others.  The psychologist will help to facilitate team dynamics, clinical service delivery, and engage in clinical scholarship.


Must have PhD or PsyD degree (or foreign equivalent) in clinical psychology or counseling psychology and must be eligible for psychology licensure in state of Washington.


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Benefits Information

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