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University of Utah Associate/Full Professor with focus on Transplant Biology, GVHD, Cellular Therapies & Transplant Relapse in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Translational Researcher in Stem Cell transplant biology/Rank DOQ

Department 00224 - Internal Medicine Admin

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin As soon as possible


Translational researcher in stem cell transplant biology, Blood and Marrow Transplant Program ( BMT ), Division of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies, Department of Medicine, University of Utah/Huntsman Cancer Institute. Rank: Associate/Full Professor with focus on transplant biology, graft-versus-host disease aGVHD, cellular therapies and transplant relapse.

The Division of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies at the University of Utah and the Huntsman Cancer Institute are seeking to recruit a faculty member at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, that will lead the basic and translational research in transplant biology. The candidate should have an extensive laboratory basic-translational research program that addresses major issues in transplant biology and cellular therapies, including aGVHD and disease after stem cell transplant. The ideal candidate will be expected to be highly collaborative and boost the BMT Program with a variety of research projects with high potential for clinical impact. Furthermore, the ideal candidate will have experience mentoring early-stage clinical investigators to build a robust translational transplant biology program at the Huntsman Cancer Institute. Candidates are expected to have a strong track record of publications and funding in the field. This laboratory will be at the Huntsman Cancer Institute. We invite applications from candidates who hold an PhD or/and M.D. degree (or equivalent degree) with independent principal investigator status as evidenced by R01 or equivalent funding.

The mission of the Division of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies is to provide state of the art diagnostics and treatment in an environment of compassionate care to patients with hematologic cancer and non-malignant hematologic conditions. The Division currently has about 30 full time Faculty members engaged in several subspecialties, who are also engaged in a broad spectrum of clinical, translational and basic research in Hematology. We are in a growth trajectory and look to expand our programs through high quality, innovation and dedication to the needs of our catchment population in the Mountain West. We are committed to fostering a stimulating and collegial work place and provide competitive start-up and compensation packages. As the largest metropolitan area in the Intermountain Region, Salt Lake City offers cultural diversity, a broad range of music and theater, as well as access to high alpine hiking and world-class skiing within less than 45 minutes. For more information on living in Utah, please visit .

The University of Utah and the Huntsman Cancer Institute, the only NCI -designated Cancer Center in the Intermountain West, provide an excellent research environment. State of the art resources are available on site spanning from world-class transgenic facilities, genome-wide scanning technologies to drug development platforms, pharmacology and toxicology. The scientific environment in the Division and the wider University is vibrant and extremely collaborative. All clinical facilities are in close physical proximity to laboratories in the Huntsman Cancer Institute.

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Inquiries for additional information may be sent to Dr. Ramiro Garzon @ 2000 Circle of Hope, RN 4280, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 or

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

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

Open Date 03/14/2023

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN03223F

Type Faculty