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University of Utah Pediatric Intensivist / Rank Dependent upon Qualifications in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position/Rank Pediatric Intensivist / Rank Dependent upon Qualifications

Department 00850 - Pediatric Critical Care

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin July 2019 or later


The Division of Pediatric Critical Care at the University of Utah is recruiting for a Pediatric Intensivist, whose primary focus will be laboratory investigation integrated with the Molecular Medicine Program at the University of Utah (75%). Clinical responsibilities will center on the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit ( PICU ) at Primary Children’s Hospital ( PCH ). Scientific investigation will center on pulmonary vascular biology in conjunction with the Molecular Medicine Program.

The PICU at PCH is a 28-bed unit. There are over 2,000 PICU admissions annually. The units are staffed with BC critical care pediatricians. The clinical services provided span all modalities of life-sustaining therapy, including mechanical ventilation, hemodynamic monitoring and support, post-operative cardiac and neurosurgical care, trauma management, continuous renal replacement therapy and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.

The University of Utah Molecular Medicine Program (U2M2) is the key interdisciplinary research engine for clinical departments. U2M2 investigators have primary appointments in clinical departments and lead research programs that advance translational science by catalyzing new discoveries and the development of new diagnostics and therapeutics for a variety of human diseases and conditions. U2M2 faculty and staff are located in the Eccles Institute of Human Genetics alongside the Department of Human Genetics. U2M2 faculty contribute to the Utah CCTS and MD-PhD program, and help direct the T35 Summer Medical Research Program, the NIH Heart Failure Clinical Research Network, the Metabolism Interest Group, and other research and clinical programs. U2M2 faculty also direct a number of T32s that are integrated with CCTS , MD-PhD, graduate, and clinical training programs. U2M2 faculty are expected to maintain independent grant funding and to contribute actively to the research and educational missions of the University of Utah. U2M2 program staff provide pre- and post-award support, infrastructure and space management, and related ancillary services for faculty members.

Qualified applicants must be BQ/BC in Pediatrics and in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine; have current or recent funding from the National Institutes of Health ( NIH ) to support laboratory research; and possess the credentials for appointment to the faculty of medicine at the academic rank of Associate Professor or Professor on the Clinical or Tenure tracks.

Interested individuals can apply at Cover letter and curriculum vitae will be required. For additional information about the position, please contact: J. Michael Dean, M.D., M.B.A, Associate Dean for Clinical Research, at

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 incredible quality of life with a growing economy, rich cultural scene with ballet, theatre, symphony, opera and museums, outstanding restaurants, and a moderate cost of living. The city is a well-known ski destination and a gateway to the state’s renowned landscapes. In addition to its 14 ski resorts, Utah boasts five scenic national parks (all five within a day’s drive), a variety of golf courses allowing for year-round play, hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails, a picturesque Lake Powell, and numerous other outdoor activities.

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 04/15/2019

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02236F

Type Faculty

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