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University of Utah Assistant Professor (Clinical), Associate Professor (Clinical), Professor (Clinical) - Pediatric Rehabilitation Physician - DOQ in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank doq

Department 00251 - Physical Med & Rehab - Oper

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin 2024


The University of Utah is seeking to fill a position for an Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, track dependent on qualifications, in the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. This position will work closely with 5 other pediatric physiatrists and collaborators in the Departments of Pediatrics, Orthopaedics, Neurosurgery, and others. This position will be located primarily at the Primary Children’s Hospital Campus in Salt Lake City, UT, and will be comprised largely of outpatient clinics and procedural opportunities, but may also include rotating on the inpatient rehabilitation service if desired. Opportunities for leadership, program development, and the potential for outreach clinics may also be negotiated if desired. Shared call coverage at the Primary Children’s main campus in Salt Lake City, UT will also be expected.

Excellent communication skills, ability to manage complex spasticity, and a broad base in pediatric rehabilitation are strongly encouraged. Fellowship training and board certification/eligibility in pediatric PM&R is strongly preferred. Significant interest in independent research goals and/or education and teaching are looked upon favorably. Salary is competitive and benefits are excellent.

Primary Children’s Hospital is a 287-bed, free-standing Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center. It is owned and operated by Intermountain Health, a large, integrated, not-for-profit health system with 32 hospitals, hundreds of clinics, a medical group, affiliate networks, homecare, urgent care centers, telehealth services, and a health insurance plan (Select Health). Our hospital is located in Salt Lake

City, UT, and serves a six-state region, one of the largest geographic areas of any free-standing children’s hospital — Utah, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Wyoming, and Alaska.

Primary Children’s is responsible for not only the provision of care within its facilities in Salt Lake City but has also committed to developing a system of care for children throughout our six-state region and beyond. Our goal is to ensure all children receive high-quality care as close to home as possible. To do this, Primary Children’s provides multiple clinic locations for specialty pediatric care

throughout the West, partners with external community hospitals to improve pediatric care delivery in local communities, and guides the system of pediatric care delivery throughout all ambulatory, acute, and homecare settings for Intermountain Health. Learn more about Primary Children’s Hospital at

Primary Children’s Hospital is the pediatric teaching hospital for the University of Utah School of Medicine. There are currently over 800 pediatric providers at Primary Children’s Hospital, most of which are employed by the University of Utah and hold faculty positions within the University of Utah School of Medicine.

Located in the heart of Salt Lake City, UT there is an abundance of recreational, cultural, and educational opportunities in a rapidly growing State.

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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

All qualified individuals are strongly 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.

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This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations. This report includes statistics about criminal offenses, hate crimes, arrests and referrals for disciplinary action, and Violence Against Women Act offenses. They also provide information about safety and security-related services offered by the University of Utah. A paper copy can be obtained by request at the Department of Public Safety located at 1658 East 500 South.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 08/03/2023

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN03346F

Type Faculty