Academic Pediatric Endocrinologist

Employer
University of Utah, Dept. of Pediatrics
Location
Salt Lake City, Utah
Posted
Sep 23, 2021
Closes
Sep 23, 2022
Ref
2115453
Specialty
Endocrinology
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Academic Pediatric Endocrinologist

Division of Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes

Department of Pediatrics

University of Utah School of Medicine

This is an excellent opportunity to join a vibrant and collegial academic environment.  The Division of Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for a Pediatric Endocrinologist.  This full-time academic physician will join a clinical team currently consisting of 7 physicians, 3 advanced practice clinicians, and 2 pediatric endocrine fellows.  This position will provide medical management to children with diabetes and other endocrine-related diagnoses on both an inpatient and outpatient basis, and will participate in the education of pediatric and internal medicine fellows and residents.  This is primarily a clinical position with teaching responsibilities, but there will also be an opportunity for research activities as well.  Current academic research interests include the genetics of type 1 diabetes, prevention or delaying onset of type 1 diabetes, and puberty and diabetes population management.

The Division of Pediatric Endocrinology is a collegial and growing Division that provides specialty care for children with pediatric endocrine conditions including metabolic disorders, bone density/DXA scans, Turner syndrome, Prader Willi syndrome, disorders of sexual development, gender management and support, accredited CF center for diabetes related cystic fibrosis, and an ADA recognized diabetes clinic and education program for type 1 diabetes. Outpatient clinical activities are based in Eccles Primary Children’s Outpatient Services with regular outreach clinics held in Riverton, St George, Logan, and Layton, Utah. All faculty are expected to participate in outreach clinics. Inpatient clinical activities are carried out at Primary Children’s Hospital (PCH) and the University of Utah Hospital.  In addition, we provide regular call coverage for the Alaska Native Medical Center.

Qualified candidates must be Board Qualified/Board Certified in Pediatrics and in Pediatric Endocrine Medicine.  The selected candidate will receive a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics on the Clinical or Tenure track at the academic level commensurate with experience and qualifications. 

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 for the position at https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/123043.  Cover letter and curriculum vitae will be required.  For additional information about the position, please contact:  Brian McGinley, M.D., Interim Division Chief, at brian.mcginley@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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