Academic Neonatologists (3 openings available)

University of Utah School of Medicine
Utah, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Sep 17, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Academic Neonatologists

Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics

University of Utah School of Medicine

The Division of Neonatology at the University of Utah School of Medicine has immediate openings for Academic Neonatologists.  The Neonatologist will provide clinical care for neonatology patients, and will share in night call and weekend responsibilities.  Initial expectation is approximately 16-18 weeks of clinical service time annually.  Clinical activities will be carried out at each of the Division’s three Level III/IV Newborn Intensive Care Units (University Hospital, Primary Children’s Hospital and Intermountain Medical Center). Active clinical programs include ECMO, whole body hypothermia, NeuroNICU, perioperative care and all aspects of neonatal critical care. In addition to clinical service, there is an expectation for academic work, including education, investigation, administration/service, as well as advocacy.

The Neonatologist will be expected to pursue scholarly research including individual or collaborative research, grant development and written/oral presentations of research, with mentoring support. Opportunities for collaborative research exist within the Division, as well as throughout the medical school and University for bench, translational and clinical areas of investigation. Currently, our Division is a member of the Neonatal Research Network.

Qualified candidates must be Board Eligible/Board Certified in Pediatrics and in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, and must possess the required skills to conduct research activities.  Experience and/or interest in simulation modeling is preferred.  The selected candidate will receive a faculty appointment as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics on the Clinical track.    

The Department and 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 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 at  Cover letter and curriculum vitae will be required.  For additional information about the position, please contact Brad Yoder, M.D. 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. 


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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