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University of Utah General Pediatrician / Rank Dependent on Qualifications in Salt Lake City, Utah

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Position/Rank General Pediatrician / Rank Dependent on Qualifications

Department 00852 - Pediatric Emergency Medicine


Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin July 2018 or later


The Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine is recruiting a General Pediatrician to provide clinical care as an attending physician in the Emergency Department or in the Rapid Treatment Unit at Primary Children’s Hospital. In addition to clinical service, there is an expectation for academic work, including education, investigation/research, administration/service and advocacy.

The University offers a competitive salary and an unmatched benefits program, including non-contributory retirement contributions of 20.2% of annual salary that vest immediately. The Department of Pediatrics also offers an education debt repayment program.

Salt Lake City is a diverse major metropolitan area with outstanding restaurants, arts and music. The cost of living is affordable and there are lots of outdoor activities no matter what season (6 ski resorts within 30 minutes and 5 national parks within an easy 4 hour drive) It is serviced by a convenient international airport with direct flights to most major cities. Salt Lake City is an amazing place to live!

Qualified candidates must have an M.D. or D.O. degree and be Board Qualified/Board Certified in Pediatrics. The selected candidate will receive a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics on the Clinical or Tenure track at the academic level commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Interested individuals can apply at Cover letter and curriculum vitae are required. For additional information about the position, please contact: David Sandweiss, M.D., 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/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 priorURSservice, may elect to enroll inURSif 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 fromURSare 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 09/15/2017

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN01814F

Type Faculty

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