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University of Utah Burn/Trauma/Critical/Acute Care Surgeon / Assistant /Associate Professor in Salt Lake City, Utah

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Position/Rank Burn/Trauma/Critical/Acute Care Surgeon / Assistant /Associate Professor

Department 00257 - General Surgery Faculty

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin July 2020


Burn/Trauma/Critical/Acute Care Surgeon

The Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, at the University of Utah desires to recruit a full-time academic surgeon to specialize in burn, trauma, acute care and critical care surgery. 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, SCC , and burn fellowship training is required. The opportunity exists to focus on a stable, regional burn center, and potential for participation in acute care surgery, trauma, SICUs and SCC at a fully-accredited Burn Center and Level I Trauma Center.

The University of Utah Hospital is an ABA / ACS verified Burn Center that currently admits 400-450 patients yearly with 8000 clinic visits, and provides care for the entire Intermountain West. In addition, the hospital is an ACS -verified Level I trauma Center, with approximately 2,500 admissions yearly. The University of Utah also maintains ACGME -accredited training programs in general surgery and all surgical sub-specialties.

Applicants must apply online at:

For additional information, contact:

Stephen Morris, MD


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 that is integral to our mission.

EEO/Diversity Information

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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 04/16/2019

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02239F

Type Faculty

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