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University of Utah Cardiac Electrophysiologist Opportunities, Faculty Rank and Track Commensurate with Experience in Salt Lake City, Utah

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Position/Rank Cardiac Electrophysiologist Opportunities, Faculty Rank and Track Commensurate with Experience

Department 00224 - Internal Medicine Admin

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin When filled


The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Utah seeks a BE/BC cardiac electrophysiologist to join a group of 5 electrophysiologists, with 3 additional electrophysiologists at the SLC VAMC , at University Hospital in a collaborative mission to support research, education, and clinical care for heart rhythm disorders.

The University of Utah Hospital has 2 dedicated electrophysiology laboratories and 1 additional lab under construction. All labs are equipped with multiple contemporary mapping systems and a variety of ablation tools. These labs are supported by a dedicated EP technical team. A hybrid lab is available for lead extractions.

The University of Utah serves as a regional referral center for Utah and the surrounding states and provides expertise in complex atrial and ventricular ablations, all forms of cardiac implantable technologies, and chronic device/lead extractions.

Candidates should have proficiency in catheter ablation for atrial and ventricular arrhythmias; experience in ICDs, pacemakers (traditional, leadless, and physiologic systems), and cardiac device/lead extractions. Additional opportunities for complex arrhythmia management are available through large referral practices that support adult congenital heart disease, advanced heart failure, sports cardiology, and inherited channelopathies and cardiomyopathies.

Applicants should show an interest in a clinical academic career, including teaching, expert clinical care, research, and other scholarly activities. Allocation of time for research is available based upon prior experience, current funding, and career goals through negotiation with the division chief.

Compensation will be based on academic rank, administrative, and educational experience. Rank and Track will be determined based on qualifications. Review begins immediately, continuing until the position is filled or the search is closed.

We are looking for early to mid-career candidates interested in career opportunities in our electrophysiology lab. This opportunity includes all areas of clinical electrophysiology, including Afib ablation, complex ventricular arrhythmias, and implant and explant devices. The practice would include both an outpatient clinic and in-patient procedures.

The Division provides a competitive compensation plan and generous benefits.

The University of Utah has state-of-the-art labs and excellent support staff within a vibrant academic setting. Outpatient settings include the hospital’s satellite clinics and its main hospital-based clinic. In-patient services are provided at the main University Hospital and Veteran’s Administration Hospital.

In September 2020, University of Utah Health (U of U Health) ranked 1st for Inpatient Quality and 2nd for Ambulatory Quality in Vizient’s 2020 annual rankings. U of U Health has been a Top Tier Performer in the Vizient Inpatient Quality & Accountability Study for 11 years in a row. U.S. News ranked U of U Health the #1 Hospital in Utah and Forbes ranked U of U health Best Employer two years in a row.


Required: MD, ABIM Board Certified or Board Eligible in Cardiac Electrophysiology, eligible for medical licensure in the State of Utah

Preferred: Proficiency in catheter ablation required; experience in ICDs, pacemakers, and atrial defibrillators

Contact for Inquiries: James C. Fang, MD, Professor and Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, C/O Audra Woolley, MBA , Director, Healthcare/Clinical

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The University of Utah is in beautiful Salt Lake City, which offers an outstanding quality of life in a metropolitan area of 1.5 million residents, nestled in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains. Utah’s great outdoors are close by, offering world-class skiing, hiking, and mountain biking activities in the spectacular surrounding canyons. The city is vibrant and cosmopolitan, with theater, the arts, sports, and nightlife. The area has received international recognition for its light rail system, downtown, library system, and increasing diversity. Salt Lake City is home to sizable Latinx and immigrant populations (21.5% and 11.5% of residents, respectively). More than a third of Utah’s ethnic/racial minorities are children or youth under the age of 18 years, and the Salt Lake City School District is now a majority minority district, with one in five Salt Lake County residents speaking a language besides English at home. The International Rescue Committee, headquartered in Salt Lake, is one of eight national resettlement committees committed to helping people with refugee status thrive in the United States. Per capita, Salt Lake City has the 11th largest LGBTQ population in the US and, among large US cities, has the highest percentage of same-sex couples (26 percent) raising children.

The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. People of color, Indigenous peoples, women, those identifying as LGBTQIAAP+, veterans, those with disabilities, and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

The Department of Internal Medicine is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples and single parents. We are committed to equal parental leave for men and women faculty and provide eight weeks of paid parental leave. If both parents are department faculty members, we provide eight weeks of paid parental leave to the primary caregiver and four weeks of paid co-parental leave for the other parent.

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.

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.

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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. 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

Please upload a CV in mm/yyyy format for start/end dates.

Open Date 06/06/2023

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN03295F

Type Faculty