Division of Pediatric Neurology Pediatric Neurologist Sleep Specialist

University of Utah School of Medicine
Utah, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jan 19, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Division of Pediatric Neurology

Pediatric Neurologist Sleep Specialist

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 Sleep Specialist with subspecialty training in pediatric sleep medicine.  The Pediatric Neurologist Sleep Specialist will be part of a thriving academic/clinical team who will provide high-level care for pediatric patients with sleep-related health problems, including interpretation of sleep studies and the potential for hypoglossal nerve stimulation studies, in inpatient and outpatient settings. Clinical duties will comprise ~80% of the individual’s time commitment.  In addition to clinical care, the provider 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 maintains an excellent collegial relationship with our pulmonary colleagues, and sleep medicine is an area of expanding need.  Beyond this, 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 Pediatric Sleep Medicine.  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 https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/110384. 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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