The Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery in the Department of Surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine invite applications for a full-time, 12 month service period, Plastic Surgeon to join the present thirteen full-time faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor without tenure by reason of funding. Salary is commensurate with training, qualifications, and experience, with an expected start date in Summer 2019.
This position will provide support for pediatric plastic surgery, facial trauma surgery, and related teaching and research activities. The successful candidate will become the fifth full-time member of the Division of Pediatric Plastic surgery based at the Seattle Children's Hospital (SCH). The primary clinical practice will include treatment of cleft, jaw anomalies, and congenital soft tissue deformities at SCH. The secondary site of practice will be at Harborview Medical Center, with a focus on the acute and secondary facial trauma treatment and also secondary congenital deformities in adults. Commensurate with training and interests of the applicant, other clinical practice combinations may be possible, including reconstructive craniofacial microsurgery. In addition to clinical practice, this position will participate in the teaching of surgical residents, medical students, and division fellows. All UW faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.
Candidates must have an MD (or foreign equivalent) and be board certified or board eligible for certification by the American Board of Surgery (or foreign equivalent). Prospective candidate will have successfully completed a craniofacial fellowship recognized by the American Society of Craniofacial Surgery (or foreign equivalent), and an ACGME accredited plastic surgery residency program. In addition, candidates must have training in acute and secondary facial trauma surgery, orthognathic surgery, and pediatric plastic surgery.
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.
Applicants should upload a cover letter outlining qualifications for the position, current curriculum vitae and email contact information for three professional references.
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