Job Information

University of Utah Pediatric Neurologist Clinical Attending in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Pediatric Neurologist Clinical Attending / Unranked Adjunct

Department 00861 - Pediatric Neurology

City Other

Track Non Tenure Track

New Position to Begin Immediate openings


The Division of Pediatric Neurology at the University of Utah School of Medicine is seeking Pediatric Neurologists to provide care in inpatient and outpatient settings, working primarily in Las Vegas, Nevada. Clinical activities in Las Vegas will focus on high-level neurology care for children and adolescents and will include weekly outpatient clinics, inpatient consults, and participation in outreach and telehealth programs. The Pediatric Neurologists will be intrinsic and collegial members of the Pediatric Neurology Division, and will spend 2-3 weeks in Salt Lake City each year supervising the inpatient pediatric neurology service at Primary Children’s Hospital.

Las Vegas is a dynamic and affordable community with easy access to year-round outdoor activities including climbing, road and mountain biking, and hiking. The city’s economy is robust and expanding, and in addition to the world-famous social and cultural downtown, there are great communities ideal for families.

The Division of Pediatric Neurology is a friendly and growing Division that maintains specialty interests in a variety of pediatric and developmental neurological conditions including epilepsy, neurogenetic and neuromuscular diseases, stroke and vascular disease, movement disorders, and functional neuroimaging and basic neuroscience research. Major initiatives in precision medicine and gene therapy also exist.

The University of Utah/Department of Pediatrics offers an excellent benefits package that includes 20.2% retirement contributions that vest immediately and excellent health care choices. Additional information on the University of Utah’s benefits is available at

Qualified candidates must be Board Qualified/Board Certified in Pediatrics and in Neurology with Specialization in Child Neurology. The selected candidate will receive a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics as a Clinical Attending.

Interested individuals can apply for the position at A cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references are required. For additional information about the position, please contact: Josh Bonkowsky, M.D., Ph.D., Division Chief, 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/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:

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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. This report includes statistics about criminal offenses, hate crimes, arrests and referrals for disciplinary action, and Violence Against Women Act offenses. They also provide information about safety and security-related services offered by the University of Utah. A paper copy can be obtained by request at the Department of Public Safety located at 1658 East 500 South.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 06/19/2019

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02268F

Type Faculty