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University of Utah Rank DOQ in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position/Rank Rank DOQ

Department 00864 - Psychiatry - Child Clinical

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Non Tenure Track

New Position to Begin FY22


Academic Child/Adolescent Inpatient Psychiatrist, Rank DOQ

University of Utah Health ( UNI ) – School of Medicine – Psychiatry

The Child Psychiatry Division in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Utah School of Medicine is looking for dedicated and motivated full-time Child and Adolescent Inpatient Psychiatrists to join its faculty. We are looking for qualified professionals to help us meet the challenges of providing high-quality psychiatric services in a market with growing mental health care needs. University of Utah Health is relied upon by our local and regional communities to improve overall health and quality of life. We do this by maintaining a commitment to outstanding patient care, the highest standard of training for medical students and residents, and continued expansion of our pioneering research programs.

Successful candidates will have a faculty appointment in the Department of Psychiatry with rank based on academic experience. Faculty members provide clinical services for the University of Utah’s Neuropsychiatric Institute ( UNI ).

The University of Utah is located in the capital city, Salt Lake City – one of the most beautiful cities in the world, surrounded by mountains, with world-class skiing, hiking, backpacking, rock climbing, and mountain biking. The city also enjoys the Sundance Film Festival, a lively music scene, excellent restaurants, one of the largest LGBT communities in the country, the Utah Symphony/Utah Opera, professional basketball, baseball, and soccer teams, Ballet West (one of the premiere ballet companies in the country), a vibrant art community, and many other cultural attractions.


Applicants should hold a current, unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Utah (or eligible) and have expertise in child and adolescent inpatient psychiatry. Completion of a residency in Psychiatry and a Triple Board residency or a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship is required. The candidate must be board certified or board eligible in Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Obtaining board certifications is a requirement for retention.


Clinical care:

Use excellent clinical skills in psychiatry to serve the mental health needs of inpatient clientele; Show a strong commitment to clinical care as well as demonstrated clinical aptitude; Call is an expected clinical responsibility for all faculty members. Provide cross coverage for vacations and meetings. Specific assignments will be coordinated through the Division Chief of Child Psychiatry.


Engage in scholarly activities; Show effectiveness in academic career


Engage in patient care activities with learners. (Learners include residents, medical students, and fellows); Serve as medical student and resident mentor; Teaching/supervising medical students, residents and fellows in psychiatric clinical rotations


Administrative duties associated with clinical care provided; Administrative service to the Department of Psychiatry, the Medical school and the hospital, including peer review and participation on committees, may be requested in order to attain academic promotion

The percentage of effort spent in education, investigation, and administrative activities will be negotiated annually. Specific assignments will be coordinated through the Child Division Chief of the Psychiatry department.

Candidates should apply on-line by sending a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:

Inquiries may be directed to:

Philip Baese, MD, Child Psychiatry Division Chief

Department of Psychiatry

University of Utah School of Medicine

501 Chipeta Way

Salt Lake City, UT 84108

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 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.

Special Instructions for Candidates

A list of professional references is highly desirable.

Open Date 10/15/2020

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02505F

Type Faculty

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