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Health Services Researcher
University of Utah

Date Posted Dec. 19, 2018
Title Health Services Researcher
University University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Department Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics
Application Deadline Open Until Filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
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  • Core Faculty
    Research Scientist/Associate
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    Health Services/Research & Policy
    Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology

This is a great opportunity to join a collegial academic environment and to collaborate with an outstanding group of clinical researchers, clinicians and health system leaders to effect meaningful change in care delivery. The Division of Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Utah School of Medicine is recruiting a Health Services Researcher. The Health Services Researcher will collaborate with clinical researchers, clinicians and health system leaders to effect meaningful change in care delivery. The research focus will be on understanding access to healthcare, health care costs, and how care delivery impacts patients and families in the field of pediatric and adult congenital heart disease. We are particularly interested in individuals with interests in patient reported outcomes, health services delivery, and advanced methodologies for observational studies. The Researcher will have the opportunity to work with a dynamic integrated clinical faculty in the Pediatric Cardiology Heart Center and colleagues with similar interests in health services research.

Qualified candidates must have a Ph.D.; successful candidates will have research expertise/training in outcomes research, population health, health services, comparative effectiveness research, epidemiology, decision science or other relevant disciplines. Preference will be given to those with a track record of high impact peer-reviewed publications and extramural grant funding, or junior faculty with an emerging record of academic excellence. The selected candidate will receive a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics on the Research or Tenure track at the academic level commensurate with experience and qualifications, and will also be eligible for an adjunct faculty appointment in the Department of Population Health Sciences. While the position is currently open, the start date is negotiable.

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.

Interested individuals can apply at For questions about the position, please contact: Lloyd Tani, M.D., Division Chief, 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 Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veteran’s preference is extended to qualified applicants upon request. Reasonable accommodations provided. Additional information is available at:

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Contact Information

  • Lloyd Tani, MD, Division Chief
    Pediatric Cardiology
    University of Utah
    81 N. Mario Capecchi Drive
    Salt Lake City, UT 84113


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