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Burn and Critical Care Surgeon

Posting Details

The University of Utah, an AA/EO employer, encourages applications from women and minorities, and provides reasonable accommodation to the known disabilities of applicants and employees.The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong or demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Position Information

Position/Rank Burn and Critical Care Surgeon / DOQ
Department 00880 - Surgery
Track Track Dependent on Qualifications
New Position to Begin July 2018

Burn & Critical Care Surgeons

The Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, at the University of Utah desires to recruit (2) full-time academic surgeons to specialize in burn surgery and critical care burn injury patients. Successful applicants should be qualified at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor. Candidates should possess excellent clinical skills, and strong interests in teaching and research. Board certification or eligibility in general surgery and surgical critical care. Fellowship training is required. The opportunity exists to practice at a large regional burn center with the potential for participation in SCC at a Level 1 Trauma Center..
The University of Utah Hospital is an ABA/ACS verified Burn Center that currently admits 400-450 patients yearly with 8000 clinic visits, and provides care for the entire Intermountain West. In addition, the hospital is an ACS-verified Level I Trauma Center, with approximately 2,500 admissions yearly. The University of Utah also maintains ACGME-accredited training programs in general surgery and many surgical sub-specialties.

Interested parties need apply online:

For additional information, contact
Stephen Morris, MD
Division of General Surgery
Department of Surgery
University of Utah SOM

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.

EEO/Diversity Information

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 University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Employees with prior URS service may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

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

Special Instructions for Candidates
Open Date 01/15/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Requisition Number PRN01929F
Type Faculty

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you Board Eligible or Board Certified in General Surgery
    • Yes
    • No
    • Other
  2. * Have you ever been convicted or pleaded guilty or no contest for any felony? Is any such action pending?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Have you ever been terminated from a position because of drug or alcohol use or abuse?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Have you ever had a controlled substances registration denied, restricted, suspended, or revoked in any way? Is any such action pending?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Have complaints ever been made against you by patients/patient family members, staff, or colleagues alleging abuse or harassment?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Is any action related to your conduct or patient care pending against you at any hospital or health care facility?

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Are you currently under investigation or is any disciplinary action pending against you?

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * Have you ever been permitted to resign or surrender your license or privileges while under investigation or while any action was pending against you?

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. * Have you ever had a license or privileges denied, restricted, limited, suspended or revokerd?

    (Open Ended Question)

  10. * Do you have an MD or equivalent degree?

    (Open Ended Question)

  11. * Have you ever been convicted or pleaded guilty or no contest for any misdemeanor related to the practice of health care, including fraud or abuse relating to a government health program, violations pertaining to controlled substances, insurance fraud, or abuse, physical abuse, neglect, sexual abuse, or exploitation of individuals in vulnerable populations? Is any such action pending??

    (Open Ended Question)

  12. * One measure of faculty diversity at the School of Medicine is the proportion of faculty members who come from a rural background. Did you graduate high school from a town with less than 10,000 persons?
    • Yes
    • No
  13. * Are you Board Eligible or Board Certified in SCC?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 – Member Copy 4) – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169
  2. Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission