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The Division of Rheumatology is currently hiring for the role of Associate or Full Professor (Division Head).

Headshot of Dr. Keith ElkonAfter many years of dedicated leadership, Dr. Kieth Elkon, professor, has decided to step down from his role as Head of the Division of Rheumatology. Dr. Elkon will maintain his professor appointment and continue his research and practice in the South Lake Union Rheumatology Clinic. 

The UW Department of Medicine is searching for a leader in the national rheumatology community, who seeks to foster a diverse and collaborative division committed to innovation and discovery, providing expert clinical care, and training future leaders in rheumatology. 

Appointment to the full-time faculty would be at the rank of associate or full professor with tenure. For more information, check out the job posting here.

The Department of Medicine is the largest department at the University of Washington consisting of 3500+ faculty and staff organized within 13 subspecialty divisions. The core pillars of the Department of Medicine are to:

  • Lead in innovation of patient care delivery and research
  • Nurture a supportive, collaborative culture where equity, diversity, and inclusion are at the center
  • Invest in our trainees, staff, and faculty
  • Elevate and sustain excellence in teaching