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University of Utah Colorectal Surgeon / Assistant or Associate Professor in Salt Lake City, Utah

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Position/Rank Colorectal Surgeon / Assistant or Associate Professor

Department 00257 - General Surgery Faculty

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin July 2020


Colorectal Surgeon

The Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery at the University of Utah is seeking candidates for a colon and rectal surgeon at the assistant or associate professor level. We are currently a section of three surgeons and an advanced practitioner providing the full spectrum of colon and rectal surgery including advanced laparoscopy and robotics.

Applicants must have an MD or DO degree and be able to obtain a Utah medical license. Applicants must be board certified/ board eligible in general surgery and have completed an ACGME colon and rectal surgery fellowship at the time of appointment.

In addition to providing exceptional patient care, the applicant will also play a role in the education of medical students and general surgery residents. The ideal applicant will have a background or interest in health finance, administration, or quality initiatives. There are multiple options for continued professional development in these areas leading to increased administrative roles within the institution.

The University of Utah is a national leader in providing value-based care. We provide care for one of the largest geographic coverage centers in the country. Clinical practice is limited to colon and rectal surgery with occasional surgical oncology weekend coverage. Acute care/ trauma/ ER general surgery call is not required.

Salt Lake City offers an abundance of outdoor activities. World class skiing is easily accessible within 30-45 minutes of campus. Mountain biking, hiking and running trails are located out of the back door of the hospital. There are 5 national parks and numerous state parks within the state offering unparalleled recreational options.

Interest applicants must apply at:

Interested applicants should contact:

Bartley Pickron, MD

Associate Professor

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

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. 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. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

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.

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Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02311F

Type Faculty

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