Position/Rank Adolescent Medicine Physician / Rank Dependent on Qualifications
Department 01435 - Pediatric Adolescent Medicine
City Salt Lake City, UT
Track Track Dependent on Qualifications
New Position to Begin FY2020 (after July 1, 2020)
The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for an academic Adolescent Medicine Physician. The Adolescent Medicine Physician will be part of the clinical team in the Division of Adolescent Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics. The physician will be responsible for providing clinical care with and without trainees, as well as developing, testing, implementing and publishing successful educational and/or research concepts within the field of Adolescent Medicine and other adjacent fields, and for obtaining independent funding to maintain research programs. In addition to clinical activities, there is an expectation for academic work, including education, investigation, administration and advocacy.
The clinical practice serves a largely suburban population of adolescents and young adults referred mostly for transgender/gender-diverse health, obesity and cardiovascular disease risk factors, eating disorders, mood disorders, and adolescent gynecology. The Division is also responsible for directing medical care in the juvenile justice services corrections facilities for three counties.
Qualified candidates must be board eligible/board certified in Adolescent Medicine (any area of primary specialty is welcome - Pediatrics, Family Medicine or Internal Medicine). Preference will be given to candidates with experience in treating LGBTQ patients and patients with eating disorders; and to candidates with a history of scholarly achievement in the form of publications, grant submissions and presentations. The selected candidate will receive a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics on the Clinical or Tenure Track, at the academic level commensurate with experience and qualifications.
The Department/University offer 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 well-known ski destination and a gateway to the state's renowned landscapes. In addition to its 14 ski resorts, Utah boasts five scenic 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, a picturesque Lake Powell, and numerous other outdoor activities.
Interested individuals can apply for the position at http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/104921. Cover letter and curriculum vitae will be required. For additional information about the position, please contact: Nikki Mihalopoulos, M.D. at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 04/03/2020
Open Until Filled Yes
Requisition Number PRN02446F