Job Information

University of Utah Academic Hepatologist in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Academic Hepatologist

Department 00224 - Internal Medicine Admin

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin When filled


The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at the University of Utah seeks an Academic Hepatologist to be part of an established and growing Transplant Hepatology Program. Our team is comprised of 4 transplant hepatologists, 5 abdominal transplant surgeons, 5 transplant coordinators, 5 advanced practice providers, and 3 transplant pharmacists.

This faculty position is focused on hepatology and liver transplant, with outpatient endoscopy if desired. Main responsibilities include outpatient and inpatient clinical care, including inpatient service on a 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 engaging in clinical or basic science research.

As a leader in the region, our transplant program has performed over 400 liver transplants – with over 60 in this last year. The University of Utah Health seeks to strengthen and transform our program into a Center of Excellence. We specifically focus on growing ourLiving Liver Donation Program ( and establishing our unique, multidisciplinary transplant oncology program.

To learn more about the division, please visit our website:

Minimum Qualifications: Board certified in Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology. Eligible for Utah Medical License.

Contact for inquiries: Dr. John Fang, Professor and Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at

Please apply online here:

The 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.

EEO/Non-Discrimination Information

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

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.

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:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

383 University Street, Level 1 OEO Suite

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Online reports may be submitted at

For more information:

To inquire about this posting, ( or call 801-581-2300.


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

Please upload your CV with mm/yyyy format for start/end dates.

Open Date 11/15/2023

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN03424F

Type Faculty