University of Utah Sports Medicine Physician (Non-Operative) in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Sports Medicine Physician (Non-Operative)

Department 00269 - Orthopedic Surgery Operations

Track Non Tenure Track

New Position to Begin Winter 2018


The Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Utah’s School of Medicine has an opening for a non-operative sports medicine physician with special interest in the acute management ofMSKinjuries. An up-and-coming physician is being sought on the career-line to join a dynamic orthopaedic team that serves the community plus secondary, collegiate, and professional sports programs. The academic rank remains to be determined, based on background and experience.

The incumbent shall dedicate a portion of clinical time in the UU Orthopaedic Injury Clinic, which serves as an after-hours walk-in clinic for acuteMSKinjuries. The remainder of the individual’s clinical practice will be allocated as needed by the department and based on the physician’s personal interest within sports medicine. Additionally, there is an opportunity for growth in behalf of team and event coverage through the University of Utah.

The ideal candidate will have completed residency training in emergency medicine, as well as a fellowship in sports medicine. Individuals who have been primarily trained in other fields will be considered based on prior work experience and/or acute care experiences gained during fellowship training. The individual must show evidence of previous academic activity and promise. Interest in a focused research program inMSKdisorders is preferred, which includes publishing in peer-reviewed journals and presenting at national meetings.

University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. 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.

Submit cover letter and CV to:

Darrel S. Brodke, M.D.

Senior Vice Chairman of Faculty Affairs

Department of Orthopaedics

University of Utah School of Medicine

590 Wakara Way

Salt Lake City, Utah 84108

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 06/07/2017

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN01747F

Type Faculty