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University of Utah Dependent on Qualifications in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position/Rank Dependent on Qualifications

Department 00269 - Orthopedic Surgery Operations

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin When Filled


The Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Utah School of Medicine has an opening for a faculty position for a fellowship trained Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Surgeon. Both the rank and track will be determined based on the chosen candidate’s qualifications. The applicant will be become part of a busy sports service that cares for athletes of all ages and abilities, from professional and college-level athletes to high-school athletes and weekend warriors, within an outstanding academic Orthopaedic Department. Team coverage will be an expected aspect of the work performed.

Minimum requirements include completion of a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery and a one-year advanced fellowship training in operative sports medicine plus board certification or board eligibility. Interest and experience in clinical outcomes research and/or basic science research is preferred.

Applicants should have a sincere desire to develop and mentor others to develop focused clinical, research and educational programs in musculoskeletal disorders, which will include publishing in peer-reviewed journals and presenting at national meetings.

Overall, candidates need to have demonstrated an exceptional academic interest and a clear track record of excellence in all aspects of orthopaedics, including clinical care, education, and clinical or basic science research.

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 online:

Contact information: Melody Berg ( 801-213-3442

EEO/Non-Discrimination 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.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 10/13/2020

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02507F

Type Faculty

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