University of Utah Pediatric/Perinatal Pathology/Rank DOQ in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Pediatric/Perinatal Pathology/Rank DOQ

Department 00247 - Pathology

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin ASAP


The Department of Pathology at the University of Utah is seeking an academic pediatric pathologist with strong diagnostic, teaching, and clinical research skills in perinatal pathology. Candidates must be certified in Anatomic Pathology by the American Board of Pathology or equivalent, have additional training and experience in perinatal and placental pathology, and be eligible for medical licensure in Utah. Certification in Clinical Pathology and subspecialty qualification in Pediatric Pathology are desirable. Salary and rank will be based on training and experience.

The Division of Pediatric Pathology is based at Primary Children’s Medical Center, a private 292-bed tertiary/quaternary pediatric hospital located on the University of Utah campus that serves a 5-state area in the Intermountain West. The Department of Pathology has excellent clinical, research, and education programs; and operates a national reference laboratory,ARUPLaboratory, which provides unique opportunities for research, education, and clinical outreach. The Division currently includes 6 pediatric pathologists and has a Pediatric Pathology fellowship program. Division members hold joint appointments in and/or interact closely with the Departments of Pediatrics and Obstetrics & Gynecology, Huntsman Cancer Institute, and Intermountain Healthcare Health services, a non-profit group of 27 regional hospitals throughout the Intermountain West.

Applicants should submit electronically to a cover letter summarizing their qualifications, current curriculum vitae, and the names of three references. For more information please contact Theodore J. Pysher, Professor and Division Head, Pediatric Pathology, Department of Pathology, University of Utah (

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.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 04/10/2017

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN01686F

Type Faculty