The International Anesthesiologists’ Program will provide advanced clinical experience and academic advancement to talented anesthesiologists who have demonstrated excellence at their home institutions. The ideal candidate is intellectually curious, possesses outstanding clinical skills, can work congenially with peers, and is motivated to further their academic career.

The Department of Anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is one of the most successful and innovative anesthesiology programs in the US. We have a long and rich history of excellence in the multi-faceted missions of collaborative patient care, education, and research. Washington University represents a large tertiary care clinical practice for challenging patients across all specialties. The department is deeply committed to advancing the specialty of anesthesiology and improving perioperative outcomes through meaningful discovery. Currently ranked #2 nationwide among anesthesiology departments in funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the department is committed to fostering an environment for academic achievement.

International Anesthesiologists will function as faculty members in the department. Their responsibilities will primarily include the supervision of trainees along with some direct patient care and on-call staffing coverage. They will balance these duties with protected time for academic projects in the areas of education, quality improvement, or clinical or basic science research. International Anesthesiologists will also participate in the department’s education programs, including preparation of lectures, clinical conferences, journal clubs, or managing cases in the clinical simulation center.

Application

Interested candidates should submit the following materials to the Executive Director of Business Affairs, Audrey Vincent, at vincenta@wustl.edu:

  • a one-page cover letter detailing 1) alignment of this program toward academic career advancement, 2) goals/plans for academic time, 3) potential mentors/collaborators if known,
  • curriculum vitae, and
  • names and contact information of 3 references.

About St. Louis

The “Gateway to the West” is a bustling metropolitan area of nearly 3 million people that retains the friendly character of the Midwest. The fun and culture of a big city are readily available but living here is easy and affordable.

In recent years, rapid development has brought new energy to the neighborhoods surrounding the Medical Campus. The Central West End and The Grove have become favorites for dining and entertainment, while the Cortex has emerged as a regional hub for technology and entrepreneurship.

Forest Park, located adjacent to the Medical Campus, is one of the nation’s largest urban parks. Home to St. Louis’ zoo, science center, art museum and the Missouri Historical Society, the park also offers public tennis and golf courses, an outdoor ice rink, a 12-kilometer paved trail, picnic areas, athletic fields and a system of scenic lagoons and waterways.

St. Louis is a sports-minded city that enthusiastically supports Cardinals baseball, Blues hockey and a number of semi-pro teams. Many other types of entertainment also are available. The Missouri Botanical Garden offers beautiful displays year-round. The Saint Louis Symphony is among the country’s best, and the city is home to several first-rate theater companies. The historic Fox Theatre presents Broadway shows, dance performances and concerts. Blues, jazz and rock bands are hot attractions in local clubs, and a large outdoor venue draws major concerts.


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.