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University of Utah Burn Surgery/Surgical Critical Care in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Burn Surgery/Surgical Critical Care Dependent Upon Qualifications

Department 00257 - General Surgery Faculty

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Non Tenure Track

New Position to Begin 07/01/2022


Burn Surgery/Surgical Critical Care

The Department of Surgery at the University of Utah Health is in search of a full-time academic surgeon to specialize in burn surgery and surgical critical care. Successful applicants should be qualified at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor, and possess excellent clinical skills, and strong interests in teaching and research. Board certification or eligibility in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care are required along with Burn specialty fellowship training. The opportunity exists to focus on delivery of burn care in a stable, nationally-recognized, ABA -verified regional adult and pediatric burn center.

The University of Utah Hospital Burn Center currently admits 400-450 patients yearly with 5,000-8,000 clinic visits annually providing care for the entire Intermountain West. The University of Utah also maintains ACGME -accredited training programs in general surgery, surgical critical care, acute care surgery and all surgical sub-specialties. More recently, a non- ACGME Burn fellowship has been established. A successful candidate will anticipate a robust clinical practice with opportunity to fulfill their interests in global health, clinical outcomes research, outreach, or other areas.

Interested applicants must apply online:

For additional information, contact

Giavonni Lewis, MD

Associate Professor

Division of General Surgery

Department of Surgery

University of Utah SOM

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

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

Open Date 06/01/2021

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02658F

Type Faculty