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University of Utah Tenure Assistant/Associate/Professor (DOQ) in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position/Rank Tenure Assistant/Associate/Professor (DOQ)

Department 00269 - Orthopedic Surgery Operations

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Tenure Track

New Position to Begin ASAP


The Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Utah School of Medicine has an opening for a faculty position as a Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon. The new faculty member will join a dynamic and successful pediatric orthopaedic team within an outstanding academic orthopaedic department. The position will entail clinical work at Primary Children’s Hospital and Shriners Hospital for Children. The appointment will be at a rank appropriate to the candidate on the tenure track.

Minimum requirements include completion of a residency in orthopaedic surgery and one year of fellowship training in Pediatric Orthopaedics. The chosen candidate is a team player and will have a sincere desire to develop and mentor others in the field. A successful candidate will have demonstrated and exceptional academic interest and a clear record of excellence in all aspects of orthopaedics including clinical care, education and clinical or basic science research.

Contact information:

Rebecca Johnson

Director of Research & Academic Affairs


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

Open Date 12/11/2019

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02391F

Type Faculty

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