University of Utah Surgical Intensivist/DOQ in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Surgical Intensivist/DOQ

Department 00880 - Surgery


Track Non Tenure Track

New Position to Begin July 2018


The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Utah seeks an academic surgical intensivist. Successful applicants should be qualified at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor, possess excellent clinical skills, and strong interests in teaching and research. Board certification or eligibility in critical care is required. Primary specialty could include Thoracic Surgery, Emergency Medicine, or Surgery. The successful candidate would join a team of critical care physicians and cardiothoracic surgeons to provide care for patients in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit at the University of Utah. Responsibilities would include caring for the full spectrum of cardiothoracic surgery patients, thoracic transplantation, and mechanical circulatory support. As a member of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, the applicant should possess a strong interest in education of students, residents, and fellows as well as an interest in clinical, outcomes, or translational research. Position available July, 2018.

Applicants must apply online:

Interested applicants should contact: Heather Clark, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery

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”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Employees with priorURSservice may elect to enroll in theURSwithin 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits fromURSmust notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 02/06/2018

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN01947F

Type Faculty