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University of Utah Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Cardiovascular Immunology in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Cardiovascular Immunology

Department 00247 - Pathology

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Tenure Track

New Position to Begin


The Nora Eccles Harrison Cardiovascular Research and Training Institute ( CVRTI ) and the Department of Pathology / Division of Microbiology & Immunology (M&I) jointly announce a new tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level. We seek individuals with basic and/or translational research programs addressing the crosstalk between cardiovascular biology and inflammation, immune function and/or infectious disease. The CVRTI is a freestanding institute housing the country’s largest interdisciplinary grouping of cardiac myocyte biology, electrophysiology, and metabolism investigators. M&I is an academic division that is home to >20 primary tenure track faculty and numerous adjunct faculty with expertise in basic immune biology, autoimmunity, inflammation, innate immunity, infectious disease, microbial pathogenesis and cancer immunology, providing abundant opportunities for scientific support and collaboration. Priority will be placed on research program strength and future potential. Laboratories will be located in the CVRTI and, if applicable, clinical responsibilities at the nearby University of Utah Medical Center, both situated on the University of Utah’s Health Sciences Campus. Primary academic appointments will be in the Department of Pathology and preferably the Division of Microbiology and Immunology. Faculty appointee will be expected to participate in graduate programs (see and ). Ongoing partial salary support and generous start-up and annual funding will be provided. A Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D., at least 4-5 years research background, and potential for a robust independent research program are required.

Successful applicants would join an enthusiastic and well-funded faculty that included multiple recipients of NIH Director’s New Innovator Awards, Pew Scholars, and Burrough’s Wellcome Awards, among many other prestigious new and established investigator awards. Please visit ( to learn more about CVRTI and to learn more about M&I.

Candidates should apply online at and include a:

· Cover Letter

· CV

· summary of research accomplishments (1 page) and future research plans (up to 2 pages)

· contact information for three references.

Review of applications will take place upon receipt. Inquiries or requests for information may be sent to Nikki Forrest ( ).

The University of Utah is located in Salt Lake City, a vibrant city that sits in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountain Range. This offers a truly unique mix of city life, outdoor activities and a world-class biomedical research program that houses Howard Hughes Investigators, National Academy of Science members and a Nobel Laureate.

University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient-focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. We value 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

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.

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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 01/19/2024

Close Date

Open Until Filled No

Requisition Number PRN03452F

Type Faculty