University of Utah Department Chair, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Department Chair, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine

Department 00193 - Office of SR VP Health Sci

Track Tenure Track

New Position to Begin When Filled


Chair, Department of Pediatrics

The University of Utah School of Medicine invites nominations and applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Pediatrics. The Department has a long tradition of excellence in research, education and clinical practice. Our mission is to enrich the quality of human life by improvement of health, advancement of medical and scientific knowledge, and creation of an environment for professional preparation of individuals dedicated to health care service.

The new Chair will provide strategic leadership and direction for all aspects of the Department. The ideal candidate will bring proven leadership skills to the position, will have a strong sense for how to manage all three missions, will have the ability to lead through change in a collegial manner, and be able to successfully leverage the many collaborative opportunities that exist at the University and in the community. This person will complement the strengths of the Department and will have made contributions in the research arena.

Candidates must hold a M.D. or equivalent, be board certified in pediatrics, and have academic credentials appropriate for appointment at the rank of full professor.

For additional information or to submit a nomination, please contact:

Jay Scott

CBOPartners Recruiting Inc.


The University of Utah Health Sciences Center is a patient and community focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The University of UtahHSCvalues candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to the mission of the University of Utah Health Sciences Center.

EEO/Diversity Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Employees with priorURSservice may elect to enroll in theURSwithin 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits fromURSmust notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.

Special Instructions for Candidates

For additional information or to submit a nomination, please contact:

Jay Scott

CBOPartners Recruiting Inc.


Open Date 10/10/2016

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN01591F

Type Faculty