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

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Position/Rank Assistant or Associate Professor

Department 00281 - Pharmacotherapy


Track Tenure Track

New Position to Begin ASAP


The Department of Pharmacotherapy is seeking to fill a twelve-month, tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Professor within the broader disciplines of translational or outcomes research. Applicants must possess an earned doctorate in a health research-related field, including but not limited to, behavioral research, pharmacoeconomics, pharmacoepidemiology, health economics, or pharmacogenomics. An undergraduate or professional degree in Pharmacy is desirable. The ideal candidate will possess a documented research record as well as a strong commitment to and demonstrated competence, in teaching.

The University of Utah, College of Pharmacy is located in the state-of-the-art L.S. Skaggs Research Institute and is part of University of Utah Health, an umbrella health sciences center encompassing a wide scope of clinical and research enterprises. The College of Pharmacy is ranked No. 4 in National Institutes of Health research productivity and in the top twenty list of PharmD programs in the nation. The department has a unique mix of clinical, research and tenured faculty to support the training of professional and graduate students. Faculty have the opportunity to collaborate with health services researchers across University of Utah Health (U of U Health) in the Departments of Family and Preventive Medicine, Pediatrics, Population Health Sciences, as well as the Veterans AdministrationIDEASCenter, the Program in Personalized Health, the Huntsman Cancer Institute, Department of Economics and various other academic departments in the School of Medicine, and within the Department of Pharmacotherapy through the Pharmacotherapy Outcomes Research Center. U of U Health also has anNIH-funded Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS). The environment is highly conducive for interdisciplinary and translational research. 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.

Salary for this position is commensurate with experience. Information regarding benefits can be found at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For further information regarding the University of Utah, College of Pharmacy, visit and for information regarding the University of Utah, Department of Pharmacotherapy, visit

For further questions regarding this faculty job opening, please contact:

Diana Brixner, PhD

Professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy

L.S. Skaggs Research Institute, Room 4410

30 South 2000 East

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


For administrative-related questions, please contact:

Shay Mays, Administrative Support

Department of Pharmacotherapy

L.S. Skaggs Research Institute, Room 4410

30 South 2000 East

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Qualified applicants should submit a letter of intent, current curriculum vitae, and names and addresses of three references to:

EEO/Diversity 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 priorURSservice, may elect to enroll inURSif 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 fromURSare 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 10/31/2017

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN01869F

Type Faculty

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