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

Position/Rank Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor


City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Tenure Track

New Position to Begin TBD Based on Candidate


The Department of Population Health Sciences at the University of Utah invites applications for multiple open rank, tenure-track faculty positions in Implementation and Dissemination Science. We are seeking outstanding scientists who are collaborative and engaged colleagues interested in advancing their career through interdisciplinary team science.

The Department of Population Health Sciences at the University of Utah School of Medicine aims to be a hub for education, investigation and expertise in implementation/dissemination science. The department provides methodological expertise and infrastructure to advance capacity for population health scientists to pursue impact-driven research and allow clinical professionals to provide better patient and population-oriented care in an increasingly complex health care delivery system. Faculty members could be located in any of the Department’s three Divisions: Health System Innovation and Research; Cancer Population Science; or Biostatistics.

For scientists interested in implementation/dissemination research addressing cancer, appointments at the Huntsman Cancer Institute ( HCI ) at the University of Utah are available. HCI is an NCI -designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network ( NCCN ), supporting and fostering a vibrant research enterprise in a highly collegial environment. HCI has a strong history of academic achievement and impact as well as a commitment to excellence in patient care, research, teaching and service.

Collaborations with the Center for HOPE (Health Outcomes and Population Equity) are also available. The Center for HOPE is focused on discovering new ways to prevent and control cancer and chronic disease among underserved populations. There are exceptional opportunities to conduct cutting-edge research in implementation/dissemination science, collaborate with multidisciplinary faculty, and work in close partnership with health care systems and community-based agencies. The Center is actively engaged with traditionally underserved populations to address health inequities. This Center provides state of the science facilities for conducting cancer prevention and control research with both community participants and patients.

Candidates are encouraged to apply at the following link:

For any questions related to this posting, please email or call 801-587-0742

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/Non-Discrimination 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 ”). 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.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 09/17/2018

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02106F

Type Faculty

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