University of Utah Pediatric Infectious Diseases Provider / Rank Dependent on Qualifications in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Pediatric Infectious Diseases Provider / Rank Dependent on Qualifications

Department 00249 - Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin FY 2018 (July 2017 or later)


The Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the University of Utah School of Medicine is recruiting for a Pediatric Infectious Diseases Provider. Responsibilities will include clinical consultation on the inpatient service and in the Infectious Diseases Clinic as well as developing an independent research career. Clinical activities will be carried out at Primary Children’s Hospital and at the University of Utah Hospital. In addition to clinical service, there is an expectation for academic work, including teaching, research, administration, as well as advocacy.

A major focus of the Division is research on infectious disease epidemiology including respiratory and gastrointestinal diseases. Other research areas include antimicrobial stewardship, development and value of diagnostic tests in the management of infectious diseases and improving the care of children with cancer and transplants.

Qualified candidates must have an M.D. or D.O. degree, be Board Qualified/Board Certified in Pediatrics and in Pediatric Infectious Diseases or Infectious Diseases, and must have demonstrated research skills and experience. 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 and to thrive as educators.

Salt Lake City is a diverse major metropolitan area with outstanding restaurants, arts and music. The cost of living is affordable and there are lots of outdoor activities no matter what season (6 ski resorts within 30 minutes and 5 national parks within an easy 4 hour drive) It is serviced by a convenient international airport with direct flights to most major cities. Salt Lake City is an amazing place to live!

Interested individuals can apply at Cover letter and curriculum vitae are required. For additional information about the position, please contact: Andrew T. Pavia, M.D., Division Chief, at

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.

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

Open Date 09/16/2016

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN01562F

Type Faculty