University of Utah Associate Professor in Salt Lake City, Utah
Position/Rank Associate Professor
Department 00268 - Neurosurgery
Track Tenure Track
New Position to Begin Fiscal Year 2017
The Department of Neurosurgery and the Huntsman Cancer Institute are seeking an exceptional candidate to fill a tenure-track Neuro-Oncology Faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Responsibilities include clinical management of patients with primary brain tumors, metastatic disease, and neurologic effects of cancer on the central nervous system. The candidate will also be involved in teaching of fellows, residents, and students. There are excellent opportunities for development of clinical and translational research interests within a highly collaborative and multidisciplinary Neuro-Oncology program. The Neuro-Oncology program is part of the Huntsman Cancer Institute, anNCIDesignated Comprehensive Cancer Center that serves the major portion of the Intermountain West and draws patients from a large surrounding area. Numerous clinical trails are open to patient accrual and we participate in multiple brain tumor cooperative groups and consortiums includingNRG, Alliance,BTTTC, and the Ivy Early Trial Consortium.
Posting can be found at the following weblink: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/52362
Interested candidates should submit curriciulum vitae and the names and addresses of 3 references to:
Howard Colman, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Medical Neuro-Oncology
Huntsman Cancer Institute and the Department of Neurosurgery
University of Utah
1950 Circle of Hope, Suite 2100
Salt lake City, UT 84112
William T. Couldwell, M.D., Ph.D.
Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery
175 North Medical Drive East
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
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This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.
Special Instructions for Candidates
Requires for the position include 1: an MD or MD, Ph.D. doctoral degree, 2: Board Certification through theABMSin Neurology or Medical Oncology, 3: Completion of a Neuro-Oncology fellowship, and 4: Board Certification or eligibility in Neuro-Oncology throughUCNS
Open Date 05/16/2016
Open Until Filled Yes
Requisition Number PRN01477F