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University of Utah Assistant / Associate Professor, Tenure Track in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Assistant / Associate Professor, Tenure Track

Department 00200 - Nutrition & Integrative Physio

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Tenure Track

New Position to Begin TBD

Details

The Department of Nutrition and Integrated Physiology ( NUIP ) in coordination with the Nora Eccles Harrison Cardiovascular Research and Training Institute ( CVRTI ) at the University of Utah seek talented faculty members at the rank of Assistant, or Associate Professor on the Tenure Track. We seek individuals with basic or early translational research programs directly related to the intersection of metabolism with cardiovascular biology. Successful candidates will have an outstanding record of research productivity related to discovering the metabolic underpinnings of chronic cardiovascular diseases.

Applicants across the cardiovascular translational research spectrum will be considered including researchers using molecular, biochemical, genetic, physiological, or epidemiological approaches. Primary academic appointments will be in the Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology with Investigator status at the CVRTI . The successful candidate will develop an independent, extramurally-funded research program run out of laboratory facilities at the CVRTI– a freestanding institute housing the country’s largest interdisciplinary grouping of cardiac myocyte biology, electrophysiology, and metabolism investigators. Additional membership to the University of Utah’s Diabetes and Metabolism Research Center will be granted, helping the faculty appointee to foster an interdisciplinary research program relating to metabolic health.

Some teaching, mainly at the graduate student level, will be expected. Membership in graduate programs, ongoing partial salary support and generous start-up and annual opportunities for foundation funding will be provided. The CVRTI organizes funding support for its Investigators in proportion to extramural grant success. A Ph.D., M.D., or M.D., Ph.D., and a robust independent research program are required.

The successful applicant will also have access to outstanding research cores (e.g. metabolomics, genomics, bioinformatics, etc.) and the ability to leverage resources from strategic research initiatives in the areas of Diabetes & Metabolism, Neuroscience, Chemical Biology, Genomics, and Immunology/Inflammation/Infection Disease. Please visithttps://health.utah.edu/nutrition-intergrative-physiology (https://health.utah.edu/nutrition-integrative-physiology) , https://cvrti.utah.edu or, https://uofuhealth.utah.edu/diabetes-metabolism-research-center to learn more about our fantastic resources.

Salt Lake City is juxtaposed to the Wasatch Mountains, offering unparalleled opportunities for skiing, hiking, fly fishing, biking, camping, and rock climbing. Eight National Parks are within a 5-hour drive from Salt Lake City.

Please apply online at https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/153713 and include:

1. Cover Letter

2. CV

3. Summaries of research accomplishments (1 page) and future research plans (up to 2 pages) attached under “Research Statement”

4. Names and contact information for at least three references

Inquiries or requests for information may be sent to Tara Hitzman, Tara.Hitzeman@hsc.utah.edu .

Review of applications will begin on a rolling basis, and should be submitted prior to December 31, 2023, for full consideration.

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

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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Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu

Notice

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Special Instructions for Candidates

Please apply online at https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/153713 and include:

1. Cover Letter

2. CV

3. Summaries of research accomplishments (1 page) and future research plans (up to 2 pages) attached under “Research Statement”

4. Names and contact information for at least three references

Inquiries or requests for information may be sent to Tara Hitzman, Tara.Hitzeman@hsc.utah.edu .

Review of applications will begin on a rolling basis, and should be submitted prior to December 31, 2023, for full consideration.

Open Date 09/28/2023

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN03392F

Type Faculty