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University of Utah Assistant Professor - Clinical Pharmacology in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position/Rank Assistant Professor - Clinical Pharmacology

Department 00945 - Peds Clinical Pharmacology

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Tenure Track

New Position to Begin FY2023


The Division of Clinical Pharmacology at the Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine at the University of Utah is recruiting for an Assistant Professor with subspecialty expertise in pediatric clinical pharmacology. The faculty member will oversee a translational research program emphasizing drug studies in the oncology setting, including childhood cancers, which integrates pharmacokinetic, pharmacodynamic, and pharmacogenetic data. The faculty member will be responsible for developing, testing, implementing, and publishing successful research concepts and obtaining independent funding to maintain the research program.

The successful candidate will have expertise in translational science related to pediatric oncology, in biorepository management, utilization of clinical drug exposures to inform safety and efficacy studies, as well as molecular biologic studies using clinically relevant models of cancer, and a history of scholarly achievement in the form of extramural funding, publications, grant submissions, and presentations at appropriate national and international events. He/she will have a Ph.D. in Pharmacology/Toxicology, completed a Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology Fellowship Program, be Board Certified in Clinical Pharmacology, and possess 5 or more years’ experience as a faculty researcher that includes experience in translational science related to pediatric oncology. The selected candidate will receive a faculty appointment on the Tenure track at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Interested individuals can apply for the position at Cover letter and curriculum vitae will be required. For additional information about the position, please contact: Kevin Watt, M.D., Ph.D., Division Chief, at

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 values candidates who have experience working in settings with students, staff, faculty and patients from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education, employment opportunities, and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented groups.

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.

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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.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 01/10/2022

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02882F

Type Faculty