Job Information

University of Utah Assistant Professor (Clinical) in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Assistant Professor (Clinical)

Department 00958 - DFPM-Administration

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Non Tenure Track

New Position to Begin When filled


The Department of Family & Preventive Medicine, Division of Family Medicine, is seeking an outstanding physician educator to join our multi-disciplinary faculty. You will be joining a strong family medicine faculty group and have opportunities for teaching family medicine residents, medical students, and other health science trainees.

You will serve as a physician faculty member in the Division of Family Medicine, Department of Family & Preventive Medicine at the University of Utah. This position requires a commitment to excellence in patient care, the highest standard of training for medical students and residents, and participation in multi-disciplinary scholarship. This will be an ambulatory-based position with clinical work conducted at the applicant’s current practice site. We focus on interdisciplinary team-based care, including integrated behavioral health, care management, and clinical pharmacy services.

The vision of the Department of Family & Preventive Medicine is “Expanding the Possibilities of Health.” We are a strong multi-disciplinary department committed to diversity and inclusion, and to excellence in our core missions of clinical care, education, research and scholarship, and community engagement. The University of Utah is internationally known for its innovative programs in the transformation of health care.

Each employee has a unique background and life experience. We believe that maximizing diversity fuels the success of our organization. In your cover letter or during your interview, we invite you to share how your background, beliefs, and experience will prepare you to be effective in working in an environment that values diversity and is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion.


• 0.9 FTE – Clinical care

• 0.1 FTE – Education and scholarship

Qualifications :

• Board certification by The American Board of Family Medicine

• Unrestricted Utah State medical license

• Experience in clinical medicine, teaching and scholarship is preferred


Clinical Attendings currently employed by the University Community Physician Group ( CPG ) and/or practicing at other University of Utah Health sites.

Quicklink for posting:

For additional information, please contact Jennifer Leiser, MD at:

The University of Utah was founded in 1850, is a member of the PAC -12, is ranked as one of the top US public research universities, and is particularly distinguished in medicine, genetics, and engineering. Located in Salt Lake City adjacent to the beautiful Wasatch Mountains, the University of Utah is the flagship institution of higher learning in Utah, serving over 31,000 students, including over 2,000 international students and scholars from over 114 different countries.

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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For more information:

To inquire about this posting, ( or call 801-581-2300.


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

Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and Commitment to Diversity statement. In the statement please share your understanding of health equity, diversity, and inclusion. Additionally, please share how you have practiced and engaged the concepts of health equity, diversity, and inclusion and how your background, beliefs, and experience will prepare you to be effective in working in an environment which is committed to these values.

For additional information, please contact Jennifer Leiser, MD at:

Open Date 12/01/2021

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02856F

Type Faculty