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University of Utah Assistant or Associate Professor in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position/Rank Assistant or Associate Professor

Department 00265 - Cardiothoracic Division

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin July, 1, 2019


Cardiac Surgeon

The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery at the University of Utah is actively recruiting a Cardiac Surgeon at the Assistant or Associate Professor level on either the clinical or tenure-eligible track. Candidates will be ABTS board-certified and be at least 5-years out from completing an ACGME -approved Thoracic Surgery Residency. The successful candidate will be expected to perform the entire spectrum of adult cardiac surgery. Administrative and leadership responsibilities will include Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgical Services at the Salt Lake City Veterans Affairs Hospital. This position will support the Academic mission of the Division and includes participation in outreach efforts in the region. All faculty will serve as Attending Surgeons at the University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics, the Salt Lake Veteran’s Administration Health Care System and the Huntsman Cancer Institute. In addition, any applicant will be expected to actively participate in the teaching of Thoracic Surgery residents

Interested applicants must apply at:

Interested applicants should contact:

Craig H. Selzman, MD

Professor & Chief

Division of CT Surgery

Heather Clark, Division of CT Surgery

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/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 ”). 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 11/16/2018

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02145F

Type Faculty

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