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University of Utah Pediatric Neurologist/Pediatric Neuromuscular Specialist - Rank Dependent on Qualifications in Salt Lake City, Utah

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Position/Rank Pediatric Neurologist/Pediatric Neuromuscular Specialist - Rank Dependent on Qualifications

Department 00861 - Pediatric Neurology

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin FY19 (July 1, 2018 or later)


The Division of Pediatric Neurology in the Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine is seeking a Pediatric Neurologist/Pediatric Neuromuscular Specialist to be part of a thriving academic/clinical team. The physician will provide subspecialty patient care in inpatient and outpatient pediatric neurology settings with clinical duties comprising up to 80% of the individual’s time commitment. The total clinical commitment will depend on the individual’s career goals and funding potential of non-clinical (clinical/translational research and educational) activities.

Clinical activities will take place at Primary Children’s Hospital, the Clinical Neurosciences Center, Riverton Hospital, other practice facilities and may entail limited outreach clinics. The Division maintains specialty interests in a variety of pediatric and developmental neurological conditions including neuromuscular, stroke and vascular disease, movement disorders, epilepsy, and functional neuroimaging.

Qualified candidates must be Board Qualified/Board Certified in Pediatrics and in Neurology with Specialization in Child Neurology, and must have subspecialty training in Pediatric Neuromuscular Diseases. Expertise in Electrodiagnosis (EMG/NCV) is preferred. 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 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 offers an education loan repayment program, in addition to a faculty development and mentoring program designed to help faculty succeed in translational or basic research and to thrive as educators.

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 (with five more 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.

Interested individuals can apply for the position at Cover letter and curriculum vitae are required. For additional information about the position, please contact: Francis Filloux, M.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/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 04/25/2018

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02003F

Type Faculty

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