Academic Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Pediatric Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Department of Pediatrics University of Utah Health
This is an incredible opportunity to join a collegial academic environment and work in a children’s hospital ranked as one of the best in the U.S. The Division of Pediatric Psychiatry and Behavioral Health in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah is recruiting for an Academic Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist. The psychiatrist will provide medical coverage for the Child and Adolescent Residential and Day Treatment Programs, and will contribute to psychiatric services provided in the Department’s outpatient programs. The psychiatrist will also provide on-call coverage during evenings, weekends and holidays. In addition to clinical service, there is an expectation for academic work, including education, investigation, administration as well as advocacy.
Qualified candidates must be Board Qualified/Board Certified in Adult and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 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 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 an education loan repayment program, in addition to 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.
University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. 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.
The Department of Pediatrics is the second largest department in the University of Utah School of Medicine and one of the largest pediatric departments in the country. The department is comprised of 22 medical divisions and programs operating in conjunction with four key enterprises: Education, Research, Clinical, and Academic. Divisions provide a full spectrum of specialty and subspecialty pediat...ric services for children throughout the Intermountain West.
Pediatrics is a dynamic department dedicated to excellence in clinical care, medical education, research and knowledge expansion, and faculty development. The widespread spirit of collegiality throughout the department and the blurred distinction between faculty classes fosters the collaborative environment necessary for innovation and improvement. Our partnership with Intermountain Healthcare maximizes efforts in quality, research, risk, and process improvement. Due to our extensive resources, expertise, and quality of care, we hold the dominant market position in the Intermountain region. This bolsters our financial strength, allowing us to further invest in clinical research, faculty career development, progressive education strategies and care delivery models, and key systemic infrastructures. Faculty and staff members in the Department of Pediatrics are engaged, talented, and forward thinking, making it a rich environment for growth, discovery, and exceptional clinical care.