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University of Utah Division Chief of Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes / Rank Dependent on Qualifications in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position/Rank Division Chief of Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes / Rank Dependent on Qualifications

Department 00848 - Pediatric Administration

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin FY 2022 or later


The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine has initiated a nationwide search for an innovative academic pediatric endocrinologist to serve as the Chief of the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes. The Division Chief will define and execute the strategy needed to fulfill the mission of providing outstanding pediatric medical care and education for children with diabetes and other endocrine-related diagnoses, performing high-quality research that advances children’s health, and in educating the next generation of pediatric endocrinologists and other healthcare professionals to practice innovative, evidence-based medicine.

The Division Chief will lead a well-established division within the Department of Pediatrics and the University of Utah School of Medicine, in collaboration with Intermountain Healthcare’s Primary Children’s Hospital ( PCH ), a free-standing tertiary care pediatric hospital in an integrated healthcare delivery system. The Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes Division currently consists of 5 full-time and 4 part-time faculty members, and 3 advanced care practitioners focused on medical management of children with diabetes and other endocrine-related diagnoses on both an inpatient and outpatient basis. The Division also provides education to pediatric, surgical and internal medicine fellows and residents.

The Division Chief will actively participate in the strategic planning processes of both the Department and PCH , and will be responsible for defining and executing the strategy to fulfill the Division’s clinical, research, education, administration and advocacy goals and activities. This includes, but is not limited to, coordination and leadership of the overall academic agenda and health services, assuring the quality of the intellectual and clinical missions, and monitoring the fiscal health of the Division in coordination with the Department of Pediatrics’ Chair and the Associate Chair for Administration and Finance.

The successful candidate will be a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics or the American Osteopathic Board of Pediatrics with subspecialty certification in Pediatric Endocrinology. She/he will be an accomplished academician recognized in the field of Pediatric Endocrinology who demonstrates academic leadership and administrative capabilities, and the ability to lead an active pediatric division within a large department at a major public university, and which operates within the children’s hospital in an integrated healthcare delivery system. The selected candidate must meet the requirements for appointment as Associate Professor or Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine on the Clinical or Tenure Track.

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah offers a competitive salary and an unmatched benefits program, including non-contributory retirement contributions of 20.2% of annual salary that vest immediately. Salt Lake City offers an outstanding quality of life with a growing economy, rich cultural scene with ballet, theatre, symphony, opera and museums, excellent restaurants, stimulating nightlife, and a moderate cost of living. The city is a ski destination and a gateway to the state’s renowned red rock landscapes. In addition to its 14 ski resorts, Utah boasts five national parks (with five more within a day’s drive), a variety of golf courses allowing for year-round play, hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails, and numerous other outdoor activities.

Interested individuals can apply for the position at: Cover letter and curriculum vitae will be required. For additional information about the position, please contact Leigh Fredericks (, the assistant to the search committee chair.

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

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)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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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.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 11/17/2020

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02531F

Type Faculty