When is a search required?
A national search is required to hire regular or research faculty at the University of Washington. A national search is optional for acting or clinical appointments.
If you are placing a job advertisement (for any title) in a national journal, you must follow the procedures for drafting an ad.
The Department of Medicine requirements for search committee composition:
- Minimum of four members (eligible voting faculty)
- Faculty rank equal or superior to candidate
- At least one member from outside the division
- At least one member from within the division whose site of practice is a different hospital
If you are participating on a search committee, please follow the instructions found on our departmental intranet.