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University of Utah Academic Hepatologist on the Clinical Track, Rank DOQ, University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Academic Hepatologist on the Clinical Track, Rank DOQ, University of Utah

Department 00224 - Internal Medicine Admin

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Non Tenure Track

New Position to Begin 10/1/2022 or thereafter


The University of Utah, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition is seeking an Academic Hepatologist board certified in Internal Medicine and Hepatology to be part of an established and growing Transplant Hepatology program. We are seeking an additional transplant hepatologist to join our team, which is composed of 3 experienced abdominal transplant surgeons, 5 transplant coordinators, 2 physician assistants, and 3 transplant pharmacists in addition to our transplant hepatologists.

As a leader in the region, our program has performed over 400 liver transplants – with over 40 in this last year. The University of Utah Health is seeking to strengthen our program and transform it into a Center of Excellence.

The position is full-time Hepatology and liver transplant, with limited outpatient endoscopy. Main responsibilities will include outpatient and inpatient clinical care, including inpatient service on rotating basis with the other hepatologists. Academic responsibilities may include working directly with the Gastroenterology fellows and medical house staff, participating in weekly educational conferences, and engagement in clinical or basic science research. Faculty members of the Division hold academic appointments at the University of Utah Medical Center and may hold appointments at the Salt Lake City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Huntsman Cancer Institute. The University of Utah is located in Salt Lake City and is the major referral center for a five-state region. Our ideal candidate will share our commitment and passion for patient care, research, and education. To learn more about the advanced research, clinical activities, and current faculty of the Division please visit our website at: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled or the search is closed.

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Please make all inquiries to John Fang, M.D., Professor and Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, c/o .

University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. 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 located in Salt Lake City, in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains at the western edge of the Rocky Mountains. Salt Lake City is a rapidly growing, multicultural city, listed at among the Best Place for Business and Careers by Forbes Magazine in 2015. Seven ski and summer resorts, including Park City (home of the Sundance Film Festival), Deer Valley, Alta, and Snowbird (Oktoberfest), are located close to the campus. Within a day’s drive are nine U.S. National Parks, Salt Lake City is one of the most beautiful, safe, and affordable cities across the USA .

EEO/Non-Discrimination Information

All qualified individuals are strongly 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.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA). More information, including the Director/Title IX Coordinator’s office address, electronic mail address, and telephone number can be located at:

Online reports may be submitted at


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“ URS ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations. This report includes statistics about criminal offenses, hate crimes, arrests and referrals for disciplinary action, and Violence Against Women Act offenses. They also provide information about safety and security-related services offered by the University of Utah. A paper copy can be obtained by request at the Department of Public Safety located at 1658 East 500 South.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 08/11/2022

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN03051F

Type Faculty