University of Utah Academic Neonatologist / Rank Dependent on Qualifications in Salt Lake City, Utah
Position/Rank Academic Neonatologist / Rank Dependent on Qualifications
Department 00859 - Pediatric Neonatology
City Salt Lake City, UT
Track Track Dependent on Qualifications
New Position to Begin July 1, 2019 or later
The Division of Neonatology at the University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for a Neonatologist. The Neonatologist will participate in the clinical care for neonatology patients, including night call and weekend responsibilities. Clinical activities will be carried out at each of the Division’s three LevelIII/IV Newborn Intensive Care Units (University Hospital, Primary Children’s Hospital and Intermountain Medical Center). Active clinical programs includeECMO, whole body hypothermia, NeuroNICU, perioperative care and all aspects of neonatal critical care.
The Neonatologist will also be expected to pursue scholarly research, including individual or collaborative research, grant development and written/oral presentations of research with mentoring support. The Division is a member of the Neonatal Research Network. Numerous opportunities for collaborative research exist within the Division as well as throughout the medical school and University. Bench, clinical and/or quality/value improvement areas of investigation are strongly encouraged. In addition to clinical service and scholarly research, there is an expectation for academic work, including education, administration/service, as well as advocacy.
Qualified candidates must be Board Qualified/Board Certified in Pediatrics and in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, and must possess the required skills to conduct research activities. 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 Department/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 well-known ski destination and a gateway to the state’s renowned landscapes. In addition to its 14 ski resorts, Utah boasts five scenic 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, a picturesque Lake Powell, and numerous other outdoor activities.
Interested individuals can apply at http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/87046. Cover letter and curriculum vitae will be required. For additional information about the position, please contact Brad Yoder, M.D. at email@example.com.
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”). 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 01/11/2019
Open Until Filled Yes
Requisition Number PRN02176F