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University of Utah Assistant Professor in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Assistant Professor

Department 01502 - Department of Biochemistry

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Tenure Track

New Position to Begin September 1, 2019, flexible


Tenure-track position in Electron Cryotomography:

As part of a major expansion, the University of Utah Department of Biochemistry is searching for multiple talented new investigators as Assistant Professors in the tenure-track. Candidates at more senior levels may also be considered. Our overall goal is to achieve transformative excellence in the molecular life sciences by recruiting innovative colleagues to our collaborative community. This position will be for someone with expertise in Molecular Imaging, with a particular focus on Electron Cryotomography. Opportunities exist for considerable synergy with institutional initiatives in: Biophysics, cryo-EM, Chemical Biology, Cancer, Inflammation/Infection/Immunity, Metabolism, Neuroscience, and Translational Research. The starting date is flexible. Applications will be reviewed as they are received starting from November 1. Positions will remain open until filled.

For more information please contact Jill Wilson,

Apply online 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 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

Please apply online and include a cover letter, current CV, and Research Statement. Reference letters will be solicited after an initial screening process.

This position has no patient contact.

Open Date 09/04/2018

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02090F

Type Faculty