University of Utah Vascular Surgeon / Dependent Upon Qualifications in Salt Lake City, Utah
Position/Rank Vascular Surgeon / Dependent Upon Qualifications
Department 00917 - Vascular Surgery Development
City Salt Lake City, UT
Track Track Dependent on Qualifications
New Position to Begin September 2021
The Division of Vascular Surgery at the University of Utah is seeking applications for a full-time board-eligible/certified vascular surgeon beginning in September 2021. Appointment will be at an Assistant/Associate Professor level in either a Clinical or Tenure Track commensurate with the candidate’s experience. The Division of Vascular Surgery is among 9 clinical Divisions in the University of Utah Department of Surgery. The Division currently includes 5 faculty members that provide care at our University hospital and affiliated Primary Children’s hospital and Huntsman Cancer Institute to patients throughout the intermountain west. This tertiary academic medical center provides care to patients in Utah and five surrounding states in a referral area encompassing more than 10 percent of the continental US.
The target candidate will have experience in all aspects of vascular surgery, including both open and endovascular surgery. Clinical time will be spent primarily at the University medical center along with satellite hospitals and clinics. In addition to providing patient care, the successful candidate will be involved in the teaching of vascular surgery fellows, residents, and medical students. The Division has a competitive 2-year Vascular Surgery Fellowship (5+2) with one trainee selected per year.
The target candidate will have a passion for research and academic vascular surgery. The Division has a solid infrastructure for undertaking clinical trials, health services/outcomes research, and translational investigation. The infrastructure includes two full-time research coordinators, along with access to research databases and statistical support. We actively participant in a number of industry-sponsored clinical trials, and maintain a strong working relationship with the major device companies. The Division also participates in multiple Vascular Quality Initiative procedure registries.
Interested applicants must apply at:
Prospective applicants should email or fax a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Benjamin S. Brooke, MD, PhD
Associate Professor & Chief
Division of Vascular 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.
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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 11/10/2020
Open Until Filled Yes
Requisition Number PRN02529F