University of Utah Academic General Pediatrician / Rank Dependent on Qualifications in Salt Lake City, Utah
Position/Rank Academic General Pediatrician / Rank Dependent on Qualifications
Department 00856 - General Pediatrics
City Salt Lake City, UT
Track Track Dependent on Qualifications
New Position to Begin FY2021
The Division of General Pediatrics at the University of Utah is looking for outstanding pediatricians to join our growing faculty of clinician-educators and researchers. These academic pediatricians will join the growing clinical team of Generalists, Developmental-Behavioral specialists, and Quality Improvement experts. Responsibilities include direct patient care in our general pediatric ambulatory clinics and inpatient care in the University Hospital Well Baby and Intermediate Care Nurseries. In addition to clinical service, there is an expectation for participation in educating future health care providers, conducting research, and engaging in advocacy in settings where normally developing children and children with special health care needs receive high value comprehensive team-based care that is flexible and responsive to new health care delivery models.
Qualified candidates must be Board Eligible or Board Certified in General Pediatrics. Experience in teaching and quality improvement projects is preferred. The selected candidates 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 ski destination and a gateway to the state’s renowned landscapes. In addition to its 14 ski resorts, Utah boasts five 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, and numerous other outdoor activities.
Interested individuals can apply for the position at https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/111574. Cover letter and curriculum vitae will be required. For additional information about the position, please contact: Justin Alvey, M.D., Division Chief, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.
Special Instructions for Candidates
Open Date 02/18/2021
Open Until Filled Yes
Requisition Number PRN02576F