Job Information

University of Utah Department of Neurology, Division of Cognitive Neurology seeking Neuropsychologist, Tenure-Track in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Assistant Professor to Professor

Department 01118 - Alzheimer's Center


Track Tenure Track

New Position to Begin 2018-2019


Clinical / Academic Faculty Neuropsychologist: The Department of Neurology is recruiting a full-time tenure-track faculty neuropsychologist to conduct clinically-focused research, provide service, and assist in the coordination and delivery of neuropsychological services in the Center for Alzheimer’s Care, Imaging and Research and the Cognitive Disorders Program at the University of Utah Hospital and Clinics. Applicants should have an established body of research and success obtaining extramural grant funding. There are abundant opportunities for collaboration (e.g., neuroimaging, genetics, informatics), as well as to tap into our strong infrastructure for clinical trials (e.g., NIH -funded NeuroNext, StrokeNet, Alzheimer’s Disease Cooperative Study). A commitment to patient care is also essential, including experience with neurodegenerative and aging populations. Collaboration with other neuropsychologists in the Neurology Department and at the University of Utah is expected, as is engagement in a long-standing industry-sponsored clinical trials program. There also will be opportunities for the teaching and supervision of technicians, practicum students, residents, and fellows. Applicants must have a PhD and have completed an APA -approved clinical internship and a post-doctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology. Applicants are expected to become licensed in Utah, and should be ABPP board-certified or board-eligible in clinical neuropsychology. The position is in the Tenure Track and the rank is open within the Department of Neurology at the University of Utah School of Medicine.

The University of Utah is located in Salt Lake City, Utah, and is an EEO /AA employer that encourages applications from women and minorities. More information about the Center for Alzheimer’s Care, Imaging, and Research within the University of Utah’s Department of Neurology can be found online (

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

Additionally, candidates should submit a statement of interest and goals, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to Dustin Hammers, PhD, ABPP -CN, Center for Alzheimer’s Care, Imaging and Research, 650 Komas Dr., #106A, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1218. Highly qualified candidates may receive on-site interviews and a presentation request. Phone (801) 585-3929; fax (801) 581-2483; e-mail:

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

Open Date 01/29/2018

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN01943F

Type Faculty