Academic Neonatologist

University of Utah School of Medicine

Salt Lake City, UT, United States

Academic Neonatologist

Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics

University of Utah School of Medicine

The Division of Neonatology at the University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for a Neonatologist. The Neonatologist will participate in the clinical care for neonatology patients, including night call and weekend responsibilities. Clinical activities will be carried out at each of the Division’s three Level III/IV Newborn Intensive Care Units (University Hospital, Primary Children’s Hospital and Intermountain Medical Center). Active clinical programs include ECMO, whole body hypothermia, NeuroNICU, perioperative care and all aspects of neonatal critical care. In addition to clinical service, there is an expectation for academic work, including education, investigation, administration/service, as well as advocacy.

The Neonatologist will be expected to pursue scholarly research including individual or collaborative research, grant development and written/oral presentations of research, with mentoring support. Opportunities for collaborative research exist within the Division as well as throughout the medical school and University. Bench, translational and clinical areas of investigation will be strongly encouraged. Currently, our Division is a member of the Neonatal Research Network.

Qualified candidates must be Board Qualified/Board Certified in Pediatrics and in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, and must possess the required skills to conduct research activities. 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 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. 

Interested individuals can apply at Cover letter and curriculum vitae will be required. For additional information about the position, please contact Brad Yoder, M.D. at

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 educator.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.