The University of Utah is seeking to fill a position for an Assistant/Associate Professor, track dependent on qualifications, in the Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. This position will work closely with 6 other MSK/Spine physiatrists and the Department of Orthopaedics’s spine program. Interventional skills, ability to manage non-surgical care, pre- and post-surgical treatment and Pain Board Certification/Qualification are strongly encouraged. Significant interest in independent research goals and/or education and teaching are looked upon favorably. Salary is competitive and benefits are excellent. This position will be primarily at the University of Utah Orthopaedic Center and University of Utah Hospital and Clinics, and provides an optimal setting for daily collaboration and research.
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 8 years. The University of Utah serves patients from a multi-state region with a Level 1 trauma center, 450 acute care beds and Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility. Located in the heart of Salt Lake City, UT there are abundant recreational, cultural and educational opportunities in a rapidly growing State.
Scheduled to open in early 2020, the Craig H. Neilsen Rehabilitation Hospital will be the preeminent destination in the mountain west for patients recovering from and adjusting to life-altering injuries and conditions. With 150,000 square feet, this advanced facility will be a restorative and healing environment designed to speed recovery and improve quality of life after patients return home. In addition, the hospital will become a nexus of collaboration for experts in allied health professions, technology and rehabilitation science. This hospital will provide collaborative space for innovative partnerships such as the one with the GApp Lab, which is a collaboration between the Center for Medical Innovation and the Entertainment Arts and Engineering Program focusing on using therapeutic games and apps for rehabilitative treatment. This new facility will become a place to bring together educators, health care providers and researchers to support the advancement of rehabilitative medicine.
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.
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.
About University of Utah
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 8 years. The University of Utah serves patients from a multi-state region with a Level 1 trauma center, 450 acute care beds and Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility. Located in the heart of Salt Lake City, UT there are abundant recreational, cultural and educational opportunities in a rapidly growing State.