Job Information

University of Utah Department of Neurology, Division of Cognitive Neurology seeking Assistant Professor to Professor in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position/Rank Assistant Professor to Professor

Department 01118 - Alzheimer's Center


Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin 2018-2019


Care, Imaging and Research and the Division of Cognitive Neurology, in the Department of Neurology at the University of Utah. We are seeking two neurologists to join our dynamic, innovative and growing multidisciplinary clinical and research team, which includes cognitive neurologists, neuropsychologists, a geriatric psychiatrist, an advanced practice nurse, health educators, family support advisors and other dedicated professionals. In addition to clinical care and teaching, one neurologist will join on our active imaging and clinical trials and the other will lead an independent basic science research program. Academic rank and track are dependent on applicant qualifications.

We are the only academic specialty clinic in the Intermountain West providing integrated cognitive evaluations. We have a strong infrastructure for clinical trials at one of the few institutions in the NIH -funded NeuroNext, StrokeNet, and Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study. Fundamental research will be part of the institution’s new Neuroscience Initiative. We are located in beautiful Salt Lake City, which offers outstanding year-round outdoor recreation and cultural activities and is widely recognized for having one of the best economic outlooks in the nation coupled with a low cost of living.

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.

To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter to:

For more information, please contact:

Norman L. Foster, M.D.

Director, Center for Alzheimer’s Care, Imaging and Research

Chief, Division of Cognitive Neurology

Professor, Department of Neurology

Senior Investigator, The Brain Institute

University of Utah


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

Open Date 11/27/2017

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN01889F

Type Faculty