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

Position Information

Position/Rank Rank Dependent on Qualifications

Department 00269 - Orthopedic Surgery Operations

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin Summer, 2019


The Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Utah School of Medicine is seeking candidates for the position of Chief of Musculoskeletal and Sports Medicine. The faculty rank and track will be determined based on the chosen candidate’s qualifications. The incumbent will be part of a dynamic and successful academic team that cares for patients of all ages and with athletic abilities that range from professional and collegiate levels to weekend stars. The Musculoskeletal and Sports Medicine team is a collaborative group within the Department – well aligned with the Orthopaedic Sports Surgery group for clinical care, research, and education, and is an integral part of our dynamic academic department.

Eligible candidates will have earned a MD/DO degree, have successfully completed a residency in primary care or emergency medicine, and have fellowship training and significant clinical experience in sports and musculoskeletal medicine. The candidate must also have significant research experience, ideally with a history of extramural grant funding, and proven leadership experience.

This will be a full-time appointment in the Department of Orthopaedics with clinical, research, educational, and administrative responsibilities. There are extraordinary opportunities for collaboration with the clinical and basic science programs in the department and with University-wide outcomes research efforts.

Interested individuals may apply at

Cover letter and curriculum vitae are required. For additional information about the position, please contact:

Darrel S. Brodke, MD

Louis and Janet Peery Presidential Endowed Chair

Professor and Exec. Vice Chair of Faculty Affairs

Department of Orthopaedics

University of Utah School of Medicine

The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. 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

All references should be outside of the University of Utah system.

Open Date 01/31/2019

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02190F

Type Faculty