Opportunity Details

Department of Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine


Associate Professor

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

The Department of Emergency Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine is currently recruiting Emergency Medicine Physicians to join our growing academic faculty.  The Department has a well-established four-year residency program and fellowships in Critical Care Medicine, Education, EMS, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Research, Toxicology, and Ultrasound.  The Department is seeking physicians who are board certified or board eligible in Emergency Medicine at the Associate Professor level, who can contribute to our clinical, education, and research missions.  Our physicians work at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, St. Louis Children's Hospital and Missouri Baptist Medical CenterRank at hire shall commensurate with experience per the WUSM Faculty Affairs Policies and Procedures.


Department Mission

Our mission is to provide exemplary healthcare to all who are in need with efficiency and compassion, and through research and teaching, develop future generations of physicians with the knowledge, skills, and values to do the same.



Washington University School of Medicine is committed to advancing human health in a culture that supports diversity, inclusion, critical thinking and creativity. As international leaders in patient care, research and education, our outstanding faculty has contributed major discoveries and innovations in the fields of science and clinical medicine since the school’s founding in 1891.


With 1,685 physicians representing 76 specialties and subspecialties, Washington University physicians partner with hospitals and health care centers to provide patient care, in addition to training medical students, residents and fellows. These partnerships are essential to providing quality care throughout the region, and training the physicians and specialists who will continue providing excellent care for future generations.


Many of our partners, including Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital are located on the Washington University School of Medicine Campus, though our physicians also see patients at locations across the St. Louis region. In addition to our hospital partners, our corporate partners include BJC HealthCare, a consortium of healthcare providers that includes several of our teaching hospitals. With more than 26,000 employees, WUSM and its partner, BJC HealthCare, are among the largest employers in the St. Louis metropolitan area.


Essential Functions

Clinical responsibilities will include patient care in the emergency department at two of our four hospitals (Barnes Jewish Hospital, Barnes Jewish West County Hospital, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, and Missouri Baptist Medical Center). Our department faculty consists of 80 board-certified emergency medicine physicians with broad scholarly interests and extramural funding. 

This position requires a Professional Medical Degree, or foreign equivalent, completion of an Emergency Medicine Residency program, a State of Missouri license, DEA license, and BNDD by the commencement of your appointment.  

Applicants may send correspondence to:

Opeolu Adeoye, M.D., M.S.

BJC HealthCare Professor and Chair

Department of Emergency Medicine



Opeolu Adeoye, MD, MS




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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