Recruitments

Endowed Professorships

The University of Washington School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the UW Medicine Garvey Institute for Brain Health Solutions has an exciting opportunity for a full-time faculty member with expertise in Neuromodulation.

The holder of this position will have the opportunity to develop and oversee a Neuromodulation program in the new Behavioral Health Teaching Facility on the UW Medical Center- Northwest campus. They will serve as Medical Director of Neuromodulation clinical services and will oversee teaching and research activities in Neuromodulation. The position will be supported, in part, by an endowed professorship, the Garvey Family Endowed Professorship for Technology and Brain Health. The endowed professorship will be an initial 5-year appointment which may be renewed.

Applications will be accepted soon.

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the UW Medicine Garvey Institute for Brain Health Solutions has an exciting opportunity for a full-time faculty member at the Associate or Professor level with expertise in cognitive aging.

The holder of this position will have the opportunity to work across multiple disciplines and to collaborate with research and clinical faculty across the University of Washington and UW Medicine. This position will lead the Garvey Institute’s work in cognitive aging, including directing a clinical research program in cognitive gaining, leading a clinical program that supports cognitive aging and overseeing the training and mentorship of trainees and junior faculty.

Applications will be accepted soon.

 

Garvey Institute Science Writing Internship

Description

The Garvey Institute for Brain Health Solutions at UW Medicine has an exciting opportunity for an established writer interested in Brain Health.

The Garvey Institute Brain Health Science Writing Intern will have the opportunity to develop their research, interviewing and storytelling skills by writing articles for a variety of different UW Medicine print and online platforms including the Newsroom, Right as Rain (UW Medicine’s online magazine), The Huddle (a website for UW Medicine staff and faculty), the Memory and Brain Wellness Center, the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, the donor-facing website and the Garvey Institute for Brain Health Solutions. The intern will work on several stories at the same time and be able to pitch ideas, repurpose content and benefit from informational interviews with professionals in the science writing field. The resulting portfolio will be a unique mix of bylines and articles tailored to different audiences.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Write news articles, feature stories, blog posts, videos and/or profiles on topics related to Brain Health (e.g. Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, addictions, trauma).
  • Partner with UW Medicine Strategic Marketing & Communication, including media relations and content teams. Participate in editorial and internal communications meetings.
  • Produce 5-10 stories/articles.

Duration

  • 15 hours/week for 10 weeks.

Eligibility

  • Students and non-students are welcome to apply.

Qualifications

  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Command over interviewing and reporting basics.
  • Strong interest in brain health topics such as cognitive aging (e.g. Alzheimer’s disease, dementia), addictions, trauma, technology and mental health.
  • Background in journalism or freelance writing, preferred.

Stipend

  • $4,000 stipend to defray living expenses during the period of the program.

Application

Please send the following materials to Andie Uomoto at uomotoa@uw.edu

  • Cover letter, including why this internship would further your career goals
  • Resume
  • Three writing samples, with a preference for science topics written for a broad audience and a variety of formats.

Deadline

  • December 31, 2021

Questions? Please contact Andie Uomoto at uomotoa@uw.edu