Job Information

University of Utah Community General Surgeon - Rank Dependent on Qualifications in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Community General Surgeon - Rank Dependent on Qualifications

Department 00257 - General Surgery Faculty

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Non Tenure Track

New Position to Begin July 1, 2024


The Division of General Surgery at the University of Utah School of Medicine is recruiting a Board-Certified general surgeon for a surgical faculty position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level. The appointment will be commensurate with experience. This will be a clinical track appointment with the majority of time spent providing clinical care. The successful applicant will work at one of our 2 main outpatient surgery centers (Farmington and South Jordan). Additionally, approximately 1 week (continuous coverage) per month would be spent at one of our community hospital affiliates located within a 4-hour drive from Salt Lake City. The appropriate individual will be experienced in performing bread and butter general surgery, breast surgery, upper and lower endoscopy and preferably have at least 5 years of clinical experience beyond training with a reputation for clinical excellence. This will be a .75 to 1.0 FTE position.

Interested applicants should apply at:

For additional information, please contact Mark Savarise, MD at

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.

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 ( OEO /AA). More information, including the Director/Title IX Coordinator’s office address, electronic mail address, and telephone number can be located at:

Online reports may be submitted at


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

Open Date 12/20/2023

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN03438F

Type Faculty