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Position/Rank doq

Department 00251 - Physical Med & Rehab - Oper

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Non Tenure Track

New Position to Begin 09/01/2019


The Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in the University of Utah School of Medicine is seeking a rehabilitation psychologist for a full-time faculty position. Rank will be dependent upon the selected applicant’s qualifications. Duties will include maintaining a clinical practice involving evaluation and treatment services to rehabilitation patients. Our providers work with individuals living with a variety of conditions and undergoing associated rehabilitation activities, including TBI , stroke, SCI , amputation, MS, and orthopedic or other pain concerns. We further provide evaluation and treatment services pre and post bariatric surgery, post severe burns, and undergoing cardiac rehabilitation. Further opportunities for practice development around these conditions and other behavioral health or rehabilitation related conditions exist. As a faculty member, the individual would be expected to support the leadership, service, educational, and research goals of the University of Utah’s School of Medicine. Education requirements include completion of a doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA -accredited graduate school, completion of a one-year internship at an APA -accredited program, and completion of a one or two year postdoctoral fellowship in rehabilitation or health psychology. Attainment of board certification within five years of hire is strongly encouraged. Applicants already board certified, or eligible to apply for board certification, in health or rehabilitation psychology are preferred.

Located in the heart of Salt Lake City, UT there are abundant recreational, cultural and educational opportunities. The University of Utah is the largest tertiary/ quaternary academic medical center in the Intermountain West. It has ranked in the Top 10 Academic Medical Centers for Quality of care for the last 8 years. The University of Utah serves patients from a multi-state region with a Level 1 trauma center, 450 acute care beds and a 37-bed CARF -accredited Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility.

The position will include planning for transition to the 75-bed Craig H. Neilsen Rehabilitation Hospital, which will be one of the most advanced rehabilitation facilities in the nation and will serve as a catalyst for the further development of the University’s rehabilitation programs.

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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.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 04/10/2019

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02235F

Type Faculty

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