Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of Washington School of Medicine
United States

Assistant Professor WOT, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Seattle Children's Hospital, Nephrology embedded psychologist

Position Overview

Organization: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Title: Assistant Professor WOT, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Seattle Children's Hospital, Nephrology embedded psychologist

Position Details

Position Description

The University of Washington Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences in the School of Medicine is seeking candidates for one full-time faculty position available at the rank of Assistant Professor without tenure (WOT) by reason of funding in the clinician teacher pathway.  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.  The anticipated start date is July 1, 2022.  Duties include serving as the embedded psychologist within the Nephrology Program at Seattle Children’s Hospital. Ranked #2 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for 2021-22, our Nephrology Program is among the best pediatric nephrology programs in the country and includes a dialysis program, kidney transplant program, and multiple subspecialty programs. The pediatric psychologist will assume responsibility for overseeing and providing consultation and behavioral health services to Seattle Children’s nephrology patients and will collaborate with nephrology medical and psychosocial teams to deliver care in service of optimal outcomes. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.


Candidates must hold a PhD or foreign equivalent in clinical psychology or a related field.  


Please submit the following via Interfolio:

  • CV
  • A letter of interest
  • A statement detailing how your teaching, research, and/or clinical service has supported underrepresented populations across dimensions of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, backgrounds, and interests. Applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further the Department’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

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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