University of Utah Pediatric Surgeon / DOQ in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Pediatric Surgeon / DOQ

Department 00880 - Surgery


Track Non Tenure Track

New Position to Begin ASAP


Pediatric Surgical Director

The Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, at the University of UtahSOMis recruiting a clinical track faculty member to be the clinical lead at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Billings, Montana. Rank isDOQ. St. Vincent’s Hospital and Primary Children’s Hospital have developed a relationship to better serve the children of eastern Montana. The Division of Pediatric Surgery will recruit and hire the surgeon who will be the Pediatric Surgical Director at St. Vincent’s Hospital. This individual will be a University of Utah faculty member and a full member of the Division of Pediatric Surgery. This individual will reside in Billings, Montana, but there will be opportunities to rotate on the clinical service in Salt Lake City, Utah, and theirCME/vacation time will be supported by the group in Salt Lake City. The ideal candidate would be a mid-career surgeon with excellent clinical skills and an interest in developing a practice in an underserved area. The medical community in Billings, Montana is sophisticated and extremely supportive of this hire.

Applicants must apply at:

For additional information, contact:

Eric Scaife, MD

Professor & Chief

Division of Pediatric Surgery

University of UtahSOM

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 01/24/2018

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN01934F

Type Faculty