Opportunity Details

Department of Medicine

IM - General Medical Sciences

Commensurate w/Experience

General Medical Sciences Division Faculty Positions at all ranks (Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor)

Position Summary

The Division of General Medical Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis is seeking MD and PhD clinical researchers for all faculty ranks. Faculty in the Division of General Medical Sciences (GMS) perform research in the broad areas of clinical epidemiology, health services, population health, research ethics, administrative data analysis, health decision-making, medical informatics, and health behaviors. Much of our research is conducted in collaboration with community partners, and with faculty outside of our Division. In FY22, GMS faculty were PIs on 36 research grants, including 15 R01 grants totaling >$9M dollars, and were Co-Investigators on 48 grants totaling over $47M dollars.

Successful candidates will have training in health services research, decision sciences, epidemiology, research ethics, informatics, or other areas relevant to our broad research mission.  Washington University is expanding its programs in health services and outcomes research, as well as in public health, presenting opportunities for researchers who can take advantage of existing institutional strengths.  We are seeking both outstanding junior candidates and senior and mid-career investigators with established records of funding and impactful publications.  New faculty members’ primary responsibility will be to conduct research supported by extramural grant funding.  Faculty members may also be involved in teaching programs or in part-time clinical practice.

Benefits Statement

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits.

 EEO/AA Statement

Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply.

Diversity Statement

Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment – fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.

Applicants to Assistant Professor positions must have an strong publication record and a clear plan for high significance, innovative and fundable research. Applicants to the Associate Professor positions must have a strong record of funding for their research programs in addition to an exemplary publication record.




Applicant Special Instructions

Application materials to be submitted by applicants:

  1. Cover letter describing interest in the position
  2. Detailed curriculum vitae
  3. Brief statement of current and future research
  4. Names of three referees



Richard Fair


314 454 8340


No end date


An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. It is the university’s policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability, or genetic information. Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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