University of Utah Pediatric Surgeon / Assistant Professor (Clinical) in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Pediatric Surgeon / Assistant Professor (Clinical)

Department 00913 - Pediatric Surgery Development

Track Non Tenure Track

New Position to Begin July 2018


Pediatric Surgeon

The Division of Pediatric Surgery at the University of Utah and Primary Children’s Hospital is recruiting a junior faculty member to help manage the heavy clinical load in pediatric surgery and to provide additional manpower for the purpose of developing the academic potential of the division. The present requirements, therefore, would focus on a strong background in clinical pediatric surgery and teaching, and the position would involve a full-time academic appointment as an assistant professor (clinical track). Teaching responsibilities will include daily interaction with residents in surgery in addition to third and fourth year medical students who may be rotating on the Pediatric Surgery Service. The faculty member will also share responsibility for scheduled teaching conferences and lectures sponsored by the Division of Pediatric Surgery and by the Department of Surgery and Pediatrics.

Primary Children’s Hospital is a large freestanding children’s hospital receiving referrals from a 5 state region in the Intermountain West and a Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center. The Division of Pediatric Surgery includes 8 full-time faculty and a pediatric surgery fellowship.

Applicants must have the following qualifications:

1) Certificate by the American Board of

Surgery in General Surgery;

2) Completion of a 2 year fellowship in

Pediatric Surgery;

3) Board certified or board-eligible in

pediatric surgery by The American

Board of Surgery;

4) Commitment to participate in trauma

call schedule at regional pediatric


5) Commitment to participate in newborn

and general surgery call;

6) Commitment to pursue clinical research.

Applicants must apply at:

For additional information, contact:

Eric Scaife, MD

Professor & Chief

Division of Pediatric Surgery

University of UtahSOM

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


EEO/Diversity Information

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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 07/20/2017

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN01779F

Type Faculty