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University of Utah Surgical Director Lung Transplantation - Associate Professor/Professor in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Surgical Director Lung Transplantation - Associate Professor/Professor

Department 00265 - Cardiothoracic Division

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin January 1, 2024


Surgical Director Lung Transplantation, University of Utah

The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery within the Department of Surgery at the University of Utah School of Medicine is actively recruiting for a Surgical Director of the Lung Transplant Program, dedicated Thoracic Surgeon at the rank of Associate Professor or Full Professor (either the Clinical or Tenure Track) to lead our Section of General Thoracic Surgery. Candidates will be Board-Certified by the ABTS and will join 3 other surgeons in the Section to augment our General Thoracic Surgery program. The position requires functioning as an Attending Surgeon at the University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics, The Salt Lake Veteran’s Administration Health Care System, and the Huntsman Cancer Institute. A demonstrable record and desire to pursue clinical, basic, and/or translational research is required. In addition, the applicant will be expected to participate actively in the teaching of Thoracic Surgery residents.

Interested applicants should contact Craig H. Selzman, MD, Professor and Chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery c/o Heather Clark, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Utah:

Applicants must apply at

Position Available January 1, 2024

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/Non-Discrimination Information

All qualified individuals are strongly 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.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA). More information, including the Director/Title IX Coordinator’s office address, electronic mail address, and telephone number can be located at:

Online reports may be submitted at


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. This report includes statistics about criminal offenses, hate crimes, arrests and referrals for disciplinary action, and Violence Against Women Act offenses. They also provide information about safety and security-related services offered by the University of Utah. A paper copy can be obtained by request at the Department of Public Safety located at 1658 East 500 South.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 07/11/2023

Close Date

Open Until Filled No

Requisition Number PRN03334F

Type Faculty