Nov 01, 2021

Assistant Professor (Clinical), Associate Professor (Clinical) - Spinal Cord Injury Physician

  • University of Utah
  • Salt Lake City, UT

Job Description

Position/Rank Assistant Professor (Clinical), Associate Professor (Clinical) - Spinal Cord Injury Physician Department 00251 - Physical Med & Rehab - Oper City Salt Lake City, UT Track Track Dependent on Qualifications New Position to Begin 2022 Details The Division of Physical Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine is seeking a full-time, board-certified/board-eligible physiatrist with additional subspecialty board certification/eligibility in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine. This position will join our existing Spinal Cord Injury team with the goal of expanding clinical services, training programs, and research opportunities. This individual will work within a level 1 trauma center with collaborations between Departments of Neurosurgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, and Neurology in the care of individuals with acute and chronic spinal cord injury. This position will provide inpatient rehabilitation services within the Craig H. Neilsen Rehabilitation Hospital with additional services possible including seeing patients in other settings such as acute care consultation, outpatient clinic, and extended care facilities. Applicants should have a strong academic interest in pursuing advancement in research, clinical care and/or teaching. Strong interpersonal skills are essential. Completion of an ACGME Spinal Cord Injury fellowship or equivalent experience is preferred. Salary is competitive and benefits are excellent. Located in the heart of Salt Lake City, UT there are abundant recreational, cultural and educational opportunities. The University of Utah is the largest tertiary/ quaternary academic medical center in the Intermountain West. It has ranked in the Top 10 Academic Medical Centers for Quality of care for the last 12 years. The University of Utah serves patients from a multi-state region with a Level 1 trauma center, 450 acute care beds with specialized hospitals serving oncology, orthopaedic, neuroscience, psychiatric, and ophthalmologic patients. In the spring of 2020, we opened the 75-bed Craig H. Neilsen Rehabilitation Hospital, which is one of the most advanced rehabilitation facilities in the nation and will serve as a catalyst for the further development of the University’s rehabilitation programs. We are looking for energetic academically-oriented physiatrists who will support this transition and help us expand our footprint regionally and nationally. If you have any questions, please email: [email protected] Please apply at: 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/Non-Discrimination Information The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students, staff, faculty and patients from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education, employment opportunities, and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented groups. 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. The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action: Director/ Title IX Coordinator Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA) 135 Park Building Salt Lake City, UT 84112 801-581-8365 [email protected] Online reports may be submitted at For more information: To inquire about this posting, email:[email protected] (%[email protected]) or call 801-581-2300. Notice 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 10/07/2021 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Requisition Number PRN02790F Type Faculty

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