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

Proposed Faculty Rank Assistant Professor / Associate Professor

Department 00051 - College of Engineering-Dean

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Tenure Track

New Position to Begin Fall 2019


The University of Utah is seeking to hire an outstanding tenure-track faculty member in image analysis at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The position is a joint effort between the Scientific Computing and Imaging ( SCI ) Institute and the College of Engineering ( COE ) with one of the departments in the COE serving as the tenure home. Ideal candidates might have backgrounds in scientific computing, biomedical engineering, electrical and computer engineering, or related fields.

The SCI Institute has established itself as an internationally recognized leader in visualization, scientific computing, and image analysis applied to a broad range of application domains. The College of Engineering and its departments (Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Materials Science, and Mechanical Engineering) form an exciting set of programs with a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary science and engineering and collaborative approaches to research and education. The University of Utah is located in Salt Lake City, the hub of a large metropolitan area with excellent transportation connections, a high level of affordable and livable communities, and rich cultural and recreational opportunities. Additional information about our research, education, and current SCI faculty can be found at

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 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 12/03/2018

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN00356CF

Type Faculty

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