Job Information

University of Utah Department of Neurology, Division of Headache & Neuro-ophthalmology seeking Division Chief, Associate Professor to Professor (or equivalent experience) in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Associate Professor to Professor

Department 01942 - Headache

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin


The Division of Headache Medicine and Neuro-ophthalmology in the Department of Neurology at the University of Utah is seeking a BC Neurologist with expertise in complex headache disorders at the Associate Professor to Professor level (or equivalent experience), with consideration for being Division Chief. The Division consists of 7 faculty members with a diverse range of clinical and research interests. The candidate should be a nationally visible Headache Medicine expert. Preference is given to candidates who have significant extramural funding.

The University of Utah Headache Clinic has served complex headache disorders with a multi-disciplinary team for over 25 years. We have a dynamic and experienced multi-disciplinary clinical team that serves a wide geographic area.

Primary clinical responsibilities include headache clinic and teaching headache to other providers. This individual will also liaise with Neuro-Ophthalmology. While not required, an interest in clinical research, outcomes research, and mechanistic research into headache disorders is desirable.

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.

To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter to:

For questions, please contact Jae Hunt at

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)

383 University Street, Level 1 OEO Suite

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. 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

Additionally, as requested by our Department Chair, candidates should submit a statement on diversity. Please submit this statement directly to Jae Hunt ( ) via email. Please use the questions below as a guide to writing your Diversity Statement.

1. How will your identity and life experiences help meet the needs of diverse patients?

2. How will your identity and life experiences help our department to promote diversity and inclusion?

3. What does it mean for you to have a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and health equity? How have you demonstrated that commitment and how would you see yourself demonstrating it in this role?

4. How has your experience prepared you to be effective in an environment that values and is committed to diversity, inclusion, and health equity?

Open Date 05/12/2023

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN03274F

Type Faculty