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 clinical researchers for all ranks. Successful candidates will have training in outcomes research, decision sciences, comparative effectiveness research, epidemiology, or health services research.  The Department of Medicine is expanding its programs in outcomes research, presenting opportunities for researchers who can take advantage of existing institutional strengths.  Preference will be given to those with an established record of funding and publications, though outstanding junior candidates will also be considered.  The faculty member's primary responsibility will be to conduct research with extramural grant funding.  In addition, the faculty member may be involved in clinical teaching programs or in part-time clinical practice.


The Division of General Medical Sciences (GMS) performs patient-oriented research in clinical epidemiology, health outcomes, health decision making, biostatistics and areas related to health behavior.

These include:

Compliance with cancer screening

Other health practices for cancer prevention and disease self-management

Quality of life in cancer patients

Social support

Adjustment to cancer diagnosis and treatment

The role of psychosocial support in adjustment

Smoking cessation among cancer patients

Area-level influences on behavior and disease occurrence

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 the Assistant Professor positions must have an exceptional 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. Applicants with interest in clinical service must have strong clinical and teaching qualifications.




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, and
  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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