Academic General Pediatrician Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine
The Division of General Pediatrics at the University of Utah is looking for outstanding pediatricians to join our growing faculty of clinician-educators and researchers. These academic pediatricians will join the growing clinical team of Generalists, Developmental-Behavioral specialists, and Quality Improvement experts. Responsibilities include direct patient care in our general pediatric ambulatory clinics and inpatient care in the University Hospital Well Baby and Intermediate Care Nurseries. In addition to clinical service, there is an expectation for participation in educating future health care providers, conducting research, and engaging in advocacy in settings where normally developing children and children with special health care needs receive high value comprehensive team-based care that is flexible and responsive to new health care delivery models. To learn more about the Division of General Pediatrics, please visit medicine.utah.edu/pediatrics/general_pediatrics/.
Qualified candidates must be BE/BC in General Pediatrics and must have experience in clinical pediatrics. Experience in teaching and quality improvement projects is preferred. The selected candidates will receive faculty appointments in the Department of Pediatrics on the Clinical or Tenure track at the academic level commensurate with experience and qualifications.
The University offers a competitive salary and an unmatched benefits program, including non-contributory retirement contributions of 20.2% of annual salary that vest immediately. The Department offers an education loan repayment program, in addition to a faculty development and mentoring program designed to help faculty succeed in translational or basic research.
Salt Lake City offers an incredible quality of life with a growing economy, rich cultural scene with ballet, theatre, symphony, opera and museums, outstanding restaurants, and a moderate cost of living. The city is a ski destination and a gateway to the state’s renowned landscapes. In addition to its 14 ski resorts, Utah boasts five national parks (with five more within a day’s drive), a variety of golf courses allowing for year-round play, hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails, and numerous other outdoor activities.
To apply: Interested individuals can apply for the position at http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/102755. Cover letter and curriculum vitae will be required.
For additional information about the position, please contact: Karen Buchi, M.D., Division Chief, at Karen.Buchi@hsc.utah.edu.
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.
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.
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About University of Utah
Founded in 1943, the Department of Pediatrics is the second largest department in the University of Utah School Of Medicine and one of the largest pediatric departments in the country. There are 310 faculty members in the department with a fairly equal distribution of men and women, and we have the greatest number of tenured female faculty in the School of Medicine.
The department is comprised of 22 medical divisions and programs operating in conjunction with four key enterprises: education, research, clinical, and academic. Divisions provide a full spectrum of specialty and subspecialty pediatric services for children throughout the Mountain West.
Mission: Improving the lives of children through excellence in advocacy, education, research, and clinical care.
Vision: Caring for children, caring for their future.