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University of Utah Adult Congenital Heart Disease Cardiologist / Rank Dependent on Qualifications in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position/Rank Adult Congenital Heart Disease Cardiologist / Rank Dependent on Qualifications

Department 00849 - Pediatric Cardiology

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin July 2020 or later


This is an outstanding opportunity to join a vibrant and collegial academic environment. The Division of Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for an Adult Congenital Heart Disease ( ACHD ) Cardiologist. The Cardiologist will provide cardiac care to children and adults with congenital heart disease in the outpatient and inpatient settings, and will participate in night and weekend call coverage in Pediatrics and in the ACHD program. Most pediatric clinical activities will be carried out at Primary Children’s Hospital, a tertiary referral center for a three-state area located on the hills overlooking Salt Lake City. Children with congenital heart disease in transition age, and adults with congenital heart disease, are seen at Primary Children’s Hospital, Intermountain Medical Center, and at the University of Utah Hospital. In addition to clinical service, responsibilities will also include teaching, research and administration activities

The ACHD provider will be joining a 30-member division of Pediatric Cardiology including 4 adult congenital cardiologists (2 adult, 2 pediatric cardiology). The Division has a very active clinical program, with a growing volume of adults with congenital heart disease. In addition, the Division has a thriving fellowship training program, a very active clinical research program, and a core site in the Pediatric Heart Network funded by the NIH . There will be protected time for clinical research with mentoring available within the Division for clinical research studies.

The University of Utah/Department of Pediatrics 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.

Qualified candidates must have successfully completed a Pediatrics or Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Residency, and must be Board Eligible/Board Certified in both Pediatric Cardiology, and in Adult Congenital Heart Disease. The selected candidate will receive a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics on the Clinical or Tenure Track at the academic rank commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Interested individuals can apply for the position at Cover letter and curriculum vitae are required. For additional information about the position, please contact: Antonio G. Cabrera, M.D., Division Chief, at

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/Non-Discrimination Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students, staff, faculty and patients from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education, employment opportunities, and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented groups.

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.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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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 02/27/2020

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02431F

Type Faculty