University of Utah Faculty Investigator, Rank & Track doq in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Faculty Investigator, Rank & Track doq

Department 00224 - Internal Medicine Admin

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin As soon as possible


The Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, Department of Internal Medicine, seeks to recruit outstanding applicants to academic faculty positions. We seek to expand our high priority research programs in the areas of diabetes, obesity, and metabolism.

Applicants should have an M.D., Ph.D., or a combined M.D./Ph.D. degree and have demonstrated research accomplishment in clinical, translational or basic sciences. Applicants who wish to engage in clinical work must beABIMcertified and be board certified or board eligible in Endocrinology and eligible for a Utah Medical License.

Candidates should have experience in pursuing independent research. Preference will be given to applicants with a strong track record in their area of expertise, as evidenced by first or senior author scientific publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals, conference presentations, a history of successful program building, and recognition in the national and international diabetes and metabolism community. Successful candidates will be appointed at a faculty rank and salary appropriate for his/her qualifications. Recruitment is ongoing until a suitable candidate is identified or the search is closed.

Please apply on-line at –

Please send all inquiries to:

Simon Fisher, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine and Division Chief

c/o Debra Anderton:

Please apply on-line at –

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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.

EEO/Diversity Information

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.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Employees with priorURSservice may elect to enroll in theURSwithin 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits fromURSmust notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 05/08/2017

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN01711F

Type Faculty