This is an outstanding opportunity to join a collegial academic environment and work in Primary Children’s Hospital with a childhood cancer program that U.S. News ranks among the top 30 in the nation. The Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist Researcher will be part of the Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. The Researcher will be engaged in research in either basic, translational or population sciences cancer or hematologic research. The Researcher will be a member of a high risk multidisciplinary pediatric cancer subspecialty area. There are potential opportunities to participate in clinical and translational research projects and to implement clinical trials.
For M.D. or D.O. candidates, there is an opportunity to provide patient care services to patients with cancer and blood disorders. Clinical activities will be carried out at Primary Children’s Hospital, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology service line outpatient and inpatient units.
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 http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/87732. Cover letter and curriculum vitae are required. For additional information about the position, please contact: Richard S. Lemons, M.D., Ph.D., at firstname.lastname@example.org. The selected candidate will receive a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics on the Clinical, Research or Tenure track at the academic level commensurate with experience and qualifications.
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 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.
· PhD or MD/PhD or other related degree(s)
Appropriate postdoctoral training and a track record of impact and research productivity
Additional Requirements specific to M.D. or D.O. candidates:
Board Eligible or Board Certified in Pediatrics
Board Eligible or Board Certified in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Medical License in the State of Utah
Additional Salary Information: The Division and University offer 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.
Internal Number: PRN02186F
About University of Utah
Founded in 1943, The University of Utah Department of Pediatrics is the second largest department in the University of Utah School of Medicine and one of the largest pediatric departments in the country. There are 270 faculty members in the department with a fairly equal distribution of men and women, and we have the greatest number of tenured female faculty in the School of Medicine.
The department is comprised of 22 medical divisions and programs operating in conjunction with four key enterprises: education, research, clinical, and academic. Divisions provide a full spectrum of specialty and subspecialty pediatric services for children throughout the Mountain West.