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Developmental Pediatrician

University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah and Lehi, Utah
Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Sep 26, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Pediatrics
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Developmental Pediatrician

Divisions of General Pediatrics and Pediatric Neurology

University of Utah School of Medicine


The Divisions of General Pediatrics and Pediatric Neurology at the University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for full-time, Developmental Pediatrician. The Developmental Pediatrician will provide direct outpatient neurodevelopmental clinical care in the University Developmental Assessment Clinics (UDAC) including the Child Development Program, and in the Division of Pediatric Neurology. This position will work closely with a multidisciplinary team including developmental pediatricians and nurse practitioners, speech language pathologists, occupational and physical therapists, registered nurses, psychologists, and pediatric neurologists to provide assessments and diagnosis to children who have or are at high risk for developmental problems, and neurological care. Clinical activities will be carried out at both Primary Children’s Hospital locations in Salt Lake City and Lehi, UT, and Primary Children’s Outpatient Services Center in Salt Lake City, UT. In addition to clinical service, there is an expectation for academic work including education, investigation, and administration, as well as advocacy for children with special health care needs.

Qualified candidates must Board Eligible or Board Certified in Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics and must have experience in the care of, assessment, and treatment of children and adolescents, preferably with developmental disabilities and neurodevelopmental conditions. An academic appointment commensurate with level of experience will be provided by the University of Utah.

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 foster success in translational or basic research, quality improvement engagement, and excellence as educators. 

Salt Lake City offers an incredible quality of life with a growing economy, rich cultural scene with ballet, theatre, symphony, opera, live music, 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 (some leaving from adjacent to the hospital), and numerous other outdoor activities. 


Interested individuals can apply for the position at Cover letter and curriculum vitae are required. For additional information about the position, please contact:  Justin Alvey, M.D., Division Chief, 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 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.

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