Chair, Department of Pediatrics
University of Utah School of Medicine
Salt Lake City, UT

The University of Utah School of Medicine invites nominations and applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Pediatrics. The Department has a long tradition of excellence in research, education and clinical practice. Our mission is to enrich the quality of human life by improvement of health, advancement of medical and scientific knowledge, and creation of an environment for professional preparation of individuals dedicated to health care service.

The new Chair will provide strategic leadership and direction for all aspects of the Department. The ideal candidate will bring proven leadership skills to the position, will have a strong sense for how to manage all three missions, will have the ability to lead through change in a collegial manner, and be able to successfully leverage the many collaborative opportunities that exist at the University and in the community. This person will complement the strengths of the Department and will have made contributions in the research arena.

Candidates must hold a M.D. or equivalent, be board certified in pediatrics, and have academic credentials appropriate for appointment at the rank of full professor.

For additional information or to submit a nomination, please contact:

Michael Nicholoau
Senior Search Consultant
Phone: 434-218-0789


Jay Scott
Managing Director
Phone: 434-951-9080

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Please forward applications with a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae to:

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