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University of Utah Associate Professor Neuro-Oncology Associate Professor in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Associate Professor

Department 00268 - Neurosurgery


Track Tenure Track

New Position to Begin Fiscal Year 2017


The Department of Neurosurgery and the Huntsman Cancer Institute are seeking an exceptional candidate to fill a tenure-track Neuro-Oncology Faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Responsibilities include clinical management of patients with primary brain tumors, metastatic disease, and neurologic effects of cancer on the central nervous system. The candidate will also be involved in teaching of fellows, residents, and students. There are excellent opportunities for development of clinical and translational research interests within a highly collaborative and multidisciplinary Neuro-Oncology program. The Neuro-Oncology program is part of the Huntsman Cancer Institute, an NCI Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center that serves the major portion of the Intermountain West and draws patients from a large surrounding area. Numerous clinical trails are open to patient accrual and we participate in multiple brain tumor cooperative groups and consortiums including NRG , Alliance, BTTTC , and the Ivy Early Trial Consortium.

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Interested candidates should submit curriciulum vitae and the names and addresses of 3 references to:

Howard Colman, M.D., Ph.D.

Director, Medical Neuro-Oncology

Huntsman Cancer Institute and the Department of Neurosurgery

University of Utah

1950 Circle of Hope, Suite 2100

Salt lake City, UT 84112


William T. Couldwell, M.D., Ph.D.

Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery

175 North Medical Drive East

Salt Lake City, UT 84132


The University of Utah Health Sciences Center is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and Respect. The University of Utah HSC 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 the mission of the University of Utah Health Sciences Center.

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.

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Special Instructions for Candidates

Requires for the position include 1: an MD or MD, Ph.D. doctoral degree, 2: Board Certification through the ABMS in Neurology or Medical Oncology, 3: Completion of a Neuro-Oncology fellowship, and 4: Board Certification or eligibility in Neuro-Oncology through UCNS

Open Date 05/16/2016

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN01477F

Type Faculty