University of Utah Pediatric Hematologist / Rank Dependent on Qualifications in Salt Lake City, Utah
Position/Rank Pediatric Hematologist / Rank Dependent on Qualifications
Department 00857 - Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Track Track Dependent on Qualifications
New Position to Begin July 1, 2017 or later
This is an incredible opportunity to join a collegial academic environment and work in a children’s hospital ranked as one of the best in the US. The Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology in the Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine is recruiting a Pediatric Hematologist. The provider will provide clinical patient care services to patients with cancer and blood disorders focusing on benign hematology, bleeding disorders and hemophilia. The provider will participate in a multidisciplinary Hemophilia treatment center and clinic and manage care of patients in the outpatient clinic and inpatient unit. There is an opportunity to participate in clinical and translational research projects and to implement clinical trials. Clinical activities will be carried out at Primary Children’s Hospital, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Service Line outpatient and inpatient units. In addition to clinical service, there is an expectation for academic work, including education, investigation, administration as well as advocacy.
The Pediatric Hematologist will collaborate with an outstanding group of pediatric hematologists/oncologists as well as pediatric orthopedic surgeons, pediatricBMTprogram, and the adult hematology programs which include active clinical and basic research programs. In addition, interactions with social workers, physical therapists, neuropsychologists, advanced practitioners and basic scientists will be an important part of this role.
Qualified candidates must be Board Qualified/Board Certified in Pediatrics and in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology with focused training in pediatric hematology, hemophilia and thrombophilia. The selected candidate will receive a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics on the Clinical or Tenure track at the academic level commensurate with experience and qualifications.
The University offers a competitive salary and an unmatched benefits program, including non-contributory retirement contributions of 20.2% of annual salary that vest immediately. The Department offers an education loan repayment program, in addition to a faculty development and mentoring program designed to help faculty succeed in translational or basic research.
Salt Lake City offers an incredible quality of life with a growing economy, rich cultural scene with ballet, theatre, symphony, opera and museums, outstanding restaurants, and a moderate cost of living. The city is a well-known ski destination and a gateway to the state’s renowned landscapes. In addition to its 14 ski resorts, Utah boasts five scenic national parks (with five more within a day’s drive), a variety of golf courses allowing for year-round play, hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails, a picturesque Lake Powell, and numerous other outdoor activities.
Interested individuals can apply at http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/60634. Cover letter and curriculum vitae are required. For additional information about the position, please contact: Richard S. Lemons, M.D., Ph.D., at Richard.Lemons@imail2.org.
The University of Utah Health Sciences Center is a patient 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.
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
Open Date 01/23/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Requisition Number PRN01639F