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Orthopaedic Surgeon / Dependent on Qualifications

Company: University of Utah
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Position/Rank Orthopaedic Surgeon / Dependent on Qualifications

Department 00269 - Orthopedic Surgery Operations

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Tenure Track

New Position to Begin ASAP


The Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Utah School of Medicine has an opening for a tenure line faculty position as an Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon. The rank will be determined based on the chosen candidate's qualifications. The incumbent will be part of a dynamic and successful spine team within an outstanding academic orthopaedic department.

Minimum requirements include completion of a residency in orthopaedic surgery and one-year advanced fellowship training in spine surgery, or equivalent plus board certification or board eligibility. We are seeking a candidate with a strong interest and experience in research and grant writing. Applicants should have a sincere desire to develop and mentor others to develop focused clinical, research and educational programs in spinal disorders, which will include publishing in peer-reviewed journals and presenting at national meetings.

Candidates need to have demonstrated an exceptional academic interest and a clear track record of excellence in all aspects of orthopaedics, including clinical care, education, and clinical or basic science research. A specific research and publication track record is helpful.

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.

Submit CV and Cover Letter to:

Please include details on prior and future research and specific interest in Utah within the Cover Letter.

Inquires may be sent to:

Brandon D. Lawrence, M.D.


University of Utah Department of Orthopaedics

590 Wakara Way

Salt Lake City, UT 84108

EEO/Non-Discrimination Information

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.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Online reports may be submitted at

For more information:

To inquire about this posting, ( or call 801-581-2300.


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (" URS "). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS' post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Submit CV and Cover Letter to:

In the Cover Letter please include details on prior and future research and specific interest in Utah. Two letters of reference are required and a third letter is optional.

Open Date 06/01/2021

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02655F

Type Faculty

Keywords: University of Utah, Salt Lake City , Orthopaedic Surgeon / Dependent on Qualifications, Other , Salt Lake City, Utah

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