University of Utah Pediatric Pulmonologist / Rank Dependent on Qualifications in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Pediatric Pulmonologist / Rank Dependent on Qualifications

Department 00862 - Pediatric Pulmonology


Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin FY18


This is a great opportunity to join a collegial academic environment and work in a children’s hospital ranked as one of the best in the US. The Division of Pediatric Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine is recruiting a Pediatric Pulmonologist. The clinical focus of the position will be in general Pulmonology and Cystic Fibrosis. The Pediatric Pulmonologist will provide inpatient and outpatient pulmonary consultative services and shared call with other members of the division. Academic affiliation with the University of Utah School of Medicine provides for teaching opportunities for pediatric fellows, residents and medical students on a regular basis. In addition to clinical service and teaching, there is an expectation for academic work, including investigation, administration, as well as advocacy.

The Division has a Cystic Fibrosis Foundation accredited center caring for over 260 patients, a fully functional pulmonary function lab, anAASMaccredited sleep center, a multidisciplinary aerodigestive program and a multidisciplinary technology dependent patient program. The division provides comprehensive clinical services in pulmonary medicine, including an asthma program, multidisciplinary management of airway disorders and neuromuscular disorders.

Qualified applicants must have an M.D. or D. O. degree, and must be Board Qualified or Board Certified in Pediatrics and in Pediatric Pulmonology. 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.

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 will be required. For additional information about the position, please contact: Brian McGinley, M.D., Division Chief, at

The University of Utah Health Sciences Center is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and Respect. The University of UtahHSCvalues 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 the University of Utah Health Sciences Center.

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 09/30/2016

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN01578F

Type Faculty