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University of Utah Instructor or Assistant Professor (Clinical) DOQ in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position/Rank Instructor or Assistant Professor (Clinical) DOQ

Department 00965 - DFPM-Div of Occup&Environ Hlth

City Other

Track Non Tenure Track

New Position to Begin When Filled


Occupational Medicine

Instructor or Assistant Professor (Clinical)

Rank to be determined by experience

Track: Clinical

Position to remain open until filled

This exciting open-track clinical position is with a growing, nationally recognized Occupational Medicine (OM) program and includes responsibilities in areas of clinical, research, and teaching. In addition to a primary emphasis on clinical care, it also includes classroom and/or distance-based teaching, and student guidance. It may optionally include research.

Job Summary:

Serve as a core clinical faculty member in the Occupational Medicine program in the NIOSH -sponsored Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health ( RMCOEH ), Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of Utah. The RMCOEH is an internationally recognized leader in occupational injuries and illnesses. This position includes diverse roles including: a primary emphasis on occupational medicine clinical practice, teaching up to one OM graduate courses per year, and mentoring residents in the Master of Occupational Health ( MOH ) program. Dependent on interest and experience, the faculty member may develop and/or maintain an independently funded research program.

Technical Responsibilities:

Provide full-spectrum, primary to tertiary occupational medicine clinical services in the RMCOEH’s occupational medicine clinics. This also includes frequent precepting and mentoring of residents in the clinics. Collaborate with or otherwise assist other OM and occupational health faculty (Ergonomics, Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Injury Prevention, and Safety) with consultative projects, studies and/or research projects.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Must work well with a team of clinical professionals. Co-oversight and mentoring of clinic staff is expected.


Successful completion of residency training in OM, and Board Certified by the American Board of Preventive Medicine in Occupational Medicine. If a recent graduate or currently graduating, then Board Certification within 2 years of graduation is required. For each successive advancement in rank, at least 5-7 years of experience in OM is required per rank.

Link to the online application:

The University of Utah was founded in 1850, is a member of the PAC -12, is ranked as one of the top US public research universities and is particularly distinguished in medicine, genetics, and engineering. Located in Salt Lake City adjacent to the beautiful Wasatch Mountains, the University of Utah is the flagship institution of higher learning in Utah, serving over 31,000 students, including over 2,000 international students and scholars from over 114 different countries.

Candidates should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae, along with the completed application. The online application is available at:

Please contact Kevin Ostler, at with any questions regarding this posting.

University of Utah Health is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and Respect. University of Utah 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 the mission of University of Utah Health.

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 02/22/2019

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02203F

Type Faculty

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