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University of Utah Asst/Assoc Professor depending on qualifications in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position/Rank Asst/Assoc Professor depending on qualifications

Department 00268 - Neurosurgery

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin As soon as possible


The University Of Utah Department Of Neurosurgery is seeking applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor, Track dependent on Qualifications, Critical Care Fellowship-trained Intensivist to join our neurocritical care team. Residency backgrounds in neurosurgery, anesthesia, emergency medicine or internal medicine welcome. Prior experience with neurology/neurosurgery patients is not required. The NCC is staffed 24/7 by intensivists so both day and night coverage will be required.

The Neuro-Critical Care Unit at the University of Utah Hospital is an interdisciplinary group that includes a diverse group of providers (neurosurgery, neurology, emergency medicine, anesthesia), combining research, excellent patient care, and providing residents and fellows with a unique educational environment. The Unit is a Dedicated Neurosciences Unit of 23 Beds with a committed and full time nursing staff and is the busiest ICU in the hospital. There are 6 APCs dedicated to the unit and the intensivists work with medical students and residents of all levels.

The Department of Neurosurgery is a multi-disciplinary department with a commitment to provide compassionate, accessible, high quality, cost effective health care to help the community promote health and to educate healthcare professionals. Successful candidates will be board certified or eligible. They will enjoy collaborating with the clinical care team; participate in ongoing research efforts including national clinical trials, teaching and administrative duties. Salary and academic appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and rank. Academic or Clinical rank is open and will be dependent upon experience and qualifications. A cover letter of interest, curriculum vitae, brief statement of educational goals, brief statement of research goals (if tenure track desired), and the names and addresses of 3 references should be directed to:

William T. Couldwell, M.D., Ph.D., Neurosurgery

C/O: Katie Parastino, Admin. Asst.

Department of Neurosurgery

175 North Medical Drive East, 5th Floor

Salt Lake City, UT 84132

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 03/13/2020

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02444F

Type Faculty