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Department of Anesthesiology



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Pediatric Anesthesiology Director of Faculty Development

The Department of Anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine is seeking a full-time Pediatric Anesthesiology Director of Faculty Development. In this exciting opportunity, you will join a thriving and dedicated group of 34 Pediatric Anesthesiologists, 20 CRNAs, 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. The ideal candidate is intellectually curious, clinically skilled, and able to work congenially with peers and motivated for life-long learning. 

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

The parent Department of Anesthesiology has 175 faculty members and is a national and international leader in diverse areas of research.  There are many faculty development opportunities in education, research, patient safety and administration.  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 livable city with multiple eclectic neighborhoods, a healthy arts environment, a burgeoning foodie scene as well as nationally ranked professional baseball 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

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

Board Certification or Board Eligibility in Pediatric Anesthesiology

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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