Job Information

University of Utah Pediatric Endocrinologist in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Pediatric Endocrinologist / Rank Dependent on Qualifications

Department 00853 - Pediatric Endocrinology

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin CY2024

Details

This is an excellent opportunity to join a vibrant and collegial academic environment. The Division of Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for a Pediatric Endocrinologist. This full-time academic physician will join a clinical team currently consisting of 10 physicians, 4 advanced practice clinicians, and 3-5 pediatric endocrine fellows. This position will provide medical management to children with diabetes and other endocrine-related diagnoses on both an inpatient and outpatient basis and will participate in the education of pediatric and internal medicine fellows and residents. This is primarily a clinical position with teaching responsibilities, but there will be opportunity for research activities as well. Current academic research interests include the genetics of type 1 diabetes, prevention or delaying onset of type 1 diabetes, growth and adrenal disorders, and diabetes management.

The Division of Pediatric Endocrinology is a collegial and growing division that provides specialty care for children with pediatric endocrine conditions including metabolic disorders, bone density/ DXA scans, Turner syndrome, Prader Willi syndrome, disorders of sexual development, gender management and support, accredited CF center for diabetes related cystic fibrosis, an Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes program, and an ADA recognized diabetes clinic and education program. Outpatient clinical activities are based in Primary Children’s Hospital Miller Campus in Lehi, UT; Eccles Primary Children’s Outpatient Services in Salt Lake City, UT; and regular outreach clinics held in St George, Logan, and Layton, UT. Inpatient clinical activities are carried out at Primary Children’s Hospital Miller Campus, Primary Children’s Hospital Main Campus, and the University of Utah Hospital. In addition, we provide regular call coverage for the Alaska Native Medical Center.

Qualified candidates must be Board Qualified/Board Certified in Pediatrics and in Pediatric Endocrine Medicine. 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.

The Department and University offers a competitive salary and unmatched benefits program including non-contributory retirement contributions of 20.2% of annual salary that vest immediately. The Department offers a faculty development and mentoring program designed to foster success in translational or basic research, quality improvement engagement, and excellence as educators.

Salt Lake City is a rapidly growing, vibrant city in the Intermountain West, with a nationally recognized broadway theater, ballet, symphony, and several professional sports teams. The Salt Lake International Airport is a hub for Delta Airlines and has direct flights to many North American cities and daily direct flights to multiple European cities. Outdoor activities are unparalleled: 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 half-day’s drive), a variety of golf courses allowing for year-round play, hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails, picturesque lakes, and numerous other outdoor activities.

Interested individuals can apply for the position at: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/153392 .

Cover letter and curriculum vitae required. For additional information about the position, please contact: Vandana Raman, M.D., Division Chief of Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes, at vana.raman@hsc.utah.edu .

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

All qualified individuals are strongly 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 ( OEO /AA). More information, including the Director/Title IX Coordinator’s office address, electronic mail address, and telephone number can be located at:

https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu

Notice

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.

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Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 09/21/2023

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN03386F

Type Faculty