Clinical Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

University of Washington

Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor, Clinical Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Position Overview

Organization: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor, Clinical Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Position Details

Position Description

University of Washington invites applications for a full-time faculty psychiatrist position at the clinical assistant professor, clinical associate professor or clinical professor rank in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences deployed to Seattle Cancer Care Alliance with an anticipated start date of March 1, 2022. Clinical assistant professors, clinical associate professors, clinical professors in the department have an annual service period of 12 months (July 1-June 30th) 

Our integrated psychosocial oncology program is built on a multidisciplinary collaborative care model. Responsibilities will include being a proactive team member at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) (a consortium of the University of Washington, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and Seattle Children’s Hospital), as well as clinical consultation and treatment of oncology patients in the ambulatory setting. Experience in consultation-liaison psychiatry and multidisciplinary collaboration are essential. The successful candidate will have expertise in psycho-oncology, diagnostic assessment, psychotherapy, psychopharmacology, and behavioral therapies. Applicants with strong academic potential in research or education will be preferred.

Providers are afforded up to a full day per week of administrative/academic time on the service.

The SCCA, which is commonly ranked as one of the Top 10 cancer centers nationally, is housed at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, one of its partner institutions, home to three Nobel Prize winners, and the only National Cancer Institute Designated comprehensive cancer center in the Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, Idaho (WWAMI) region. The UW School of Medicine has emerged as the leading public medical school in NIH research funding while simultaneously ranking as the number one rated medical school in primary care training.


Applicants must have an M.D./D.O. (or foreign equivalent) and be licensed or license eligible in Washington State. Successful candidates will demonstrate excellent qualifications in clinical care.


Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, diversity statement and cover letter. Please contact the Department HR Manager at or Dr. Jesse Fann at with any questions.

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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