Orthopaedic Pediatric Sports Medicine Surgeon – Salt Lake City, UT

University of Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Tenure Track/Rank 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 track faculty position for a fellowship trained Orthopaedic Pediatric Sports Medicine Surgeon. The rank will be determined based on the chosen candidate’s qualifications. The successful applicant will be part of a busy sports and pediatric service that cares for pediatric athletes within an outstanding academic Orthopaedic Department. Team coverage will be an expected aspect of the work performed. The candidate will be expected to assist in building a comprehensive sports medicine program to serve the Intermountain West.

Minimum requirements include completion of a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery and a one-year advanced fellowship training in operative sports medicine plus board certification or board eligibility. Additional fellowship training in pediatric orthopaedics will be considered although the clinical practice will be focused on sports medicine.

Interest and experience in clinical outcomes research and/or basic science research focused on Pediatric Sports Medicine is expected. Applicants should have a sincere desire to develop and mentor others to develop focused clinical, research and educational programs in musculoskeletal disorders, which will include publishing in peer-reviewed journals and presenting at national meetings.

Overall, 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.

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, acceptance, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.

To apply online: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/166014

Inquiries May Be Sent To

Darrel S. Brodke, M.D. darrel.brodke@hsc.utah.edu

Jack and Hazel Robertson Presidential Professor and Chair

Department of Orthopaedics

University of Utah

EEO/Non-Discrimination Information

All qualified individuals are strongly 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.

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Special Instructions for Candidates

Please complete the application including the cover letter, CV, and reference list. Please query your references to submit a letter either through our online application system or send it directly to melody.berg@hsc.utah.edu . Please note that by adding your reference’s name and contact information directly into the application, the system will automatically send a request for a reference. Instead of using that process to provide reference information, candidates may simply add a document entitled, “List of References”, that lists the names and contact information for the references (rather than listing them separately on the website), which will not cause automatic contact of references.

Open Date 06/11/2024

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN03591F

Type Faculty

Apply here: https://employment.utah.edu/salt-lake-city-ut/orthopaedic-pediatric-sports-medicine-surgeon/2AB01A65EADB429BBB2C24BB556417C7/job/

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