Pediatric Neuroimmunologist Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine

Employer
University of Utah School of Medicine
Location
Utah, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Nov 03, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Division of Pediatric Neurology

Pediatric Neuroimmunologist

Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine

 The Division of Pediatric Neurology at the University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for a Pediatric Neurologist with specialized training in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Neuroimmunology. The physician will provide high-level MS, autoimmune disorder, and neuroimmunology care, including care for pediatric patients with other neuroimmune and autoimmune disorders in inpatient and outpatient settings. In addition to clinical care, the physician will participate in education and scholarly activity, with opportunities in quality improvement, and advocacy as well. 

Clinical activities will take place primarily at Primary Children’s Hospital and Primary Children’s Eccles Outpatient Services. The Division provides specialty care in a variety of pediatric and developmental neurological conditions, including neuromuscular, vascular disease, movement disorders, neonatal neurology, headache and functional neuroimaging.

The University of Utah/Department of Pediatrics 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. 

Qualified candidates must be Board Eligible/Board Certified in both Pediatrics, and in Neurology with Specialization in Child Neurology, and must also have subspecialty training in MS/Neuroimmunology.  The selected candidate will receive a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics on the Clinical or Tenure Track at the academic rank commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Interested individuals can apply for the position at http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/108659.  A cover letter and curriculum vitae are required.  For additional information about the position, please contact: Josh Bonkowsky, M.D., Ph.D., Division Chief, at joshua.bonkowsky@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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