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Department of Anesthesiology



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Pediatric Anesthesiology Director of Faculty Development

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The Department of Anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine is seeking a full-time Pediatric Director of Faculty Development. In this exciting opportunity, you will join a thriving and dedicated group of 34 Pediatric Anesthesiologists, 20 CRNAs, up to 6 Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellows, 5 Nurse practitioners, and 5 Administrators with a unified focus on excellence in patient care and innovation.  This group provides clinical care at the nationally ranked St. Louis Children’s Hospital, the Shriners Hospital for Children, and the Children’s Specialty Care Centers in West and South Counties.  Many faculty and staff hold leadership roles in the areas of clinical operations, education, and research throughout the Washington University and Barnes Jewish Hospital systems.

The Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology critically supports a shared academic mission with the Department of Anesthesiology by providing clinical, educational, and research training to medical students, Anesthesiology residents, and Pediatric Anesthesiology fellows. This mission includes a commitment to faculty development at all stages of their careers. The ideal candidate is intellectually curious, clinically skilled, able to work congenially with peers, and motivated for life-long learning. 

The Pediatric Anesthesiology Director of Faculty Development would be responsible, in collaboration with the Chief and Vice Chair of pediatric anesthesiology, for all promotions and leadership development within the division of pediatric anesthesiology.

About Us

The Washington University in Saint Louis Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine has over 200 faculty members and is a national and international leader in clinical care, innovation, and research.  The medical center is geographically located in a beautiful setting next to Forest Park, a 1300-acre facility that is one of the largest urban parks in the United States! St. Louis is a vibrant metropolitan area with multiple eclectic neighborhoods, a healthy arts environment, a foodie scene as well as nationally ranked professional baseball, soccer, and hockey teams.

For more information, kindly visit the Pediatric Anesthesiology Division Website: https://anesthesiology.wustl.edu/patient-care/pediatric-anesthesiology/, the St. Louis Children’s Hospital Website:  https://www.stlouischildrens.org/ and the following websites for St. Louis fun activities:  https://www.explorestlouis.comand https://thestl.com

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive Compensation with full health benefits
  • Faculty Development Opportunities
  • Additional $100,000 sign-on bonus
  • 31 days of PTO and 6 holidays
  • Immediate University 403b match up to $34,500Substantial Tuition Benefit with 7 years of service

  • Board Certification in Anesthesiology
  • Board Certification in Pediatric Anesthesiology is preferred.
  • Applicants with a strong commitment to building a collaborative culture are encouraged 
  • Applicants with a management style that emphasizes teamwork, communication, collegiality, flexibility, trust, and patience are encouraged

Interested applicants should send a letter of interest and their curriculum vitae to Dr. Dolores Njoku. 


Contact Information:

Dolores Njoku, MD

The Wise Professor of Anesthesiology

Division Chief, Pediatric Anesthesiology and Vice Chair

Department of Anesthesiology

Washington University School of Medicine

Pediatric Anesthesiologist-in-Chief

St. Louis Children’s Hospital


Dolores Njoku



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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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