University of Utah EM Assistant Professor in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank EM Assistant Professor

Department 00880 - Surgery

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Tenure Track

New Position to Begin ASAP


Emergency Medicine Assistant Professor

The Division of Emergency Medicine at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center is recruiting for an Assistant Professor (tenure track).

As an Assistant Professor (tenure track), duties will include directing multiple research projects in the field of resuscitation, collaborating on translational projects to improve the treatment of shock, and contribution to clinical and laboratory research projects in the field of resuscitation for such conditions as cardiac arrest, septic shock, traumatic injury, stroke, myocardial infarction and cardiogenic shock, ischemia-reperfusion.

Applicants are expected to hold a MD/PhD and be board certified in Emergency Medicine. This faculty position is primarily dedicated to conducting extramural funded research and providing clinical care with opportunities for involvement in education and administration/service. Candidates should possess a doctoral degree in physiology from an accredited institution of higher education. Candidates are expected to have a track record of obtaining extramural funding to advance their research program.

Essential education, training, and skills:

- MD

-Ph.D. in physiology is required

-Post-doctoral fellowship training in an

applicable field of resuscitation science

-Proven skills in grant writing ability

-Translational research in the field of

resuscitation science

-Expertise in the physiology of shock

-Proficiency in designing clinically

relevant projects that have potential

utility in treatment of shock

Interest applicants must apply online at:

For additional information, contact:

Scott Youngquist, MD

Associate Professor

University of UtahSOM

30 North Medical Drive, 3B-110

SLC, UT 84132

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/Diversity 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”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Employees with priorURSservice may elect to enroll in theURSwithin 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits fromURSmust notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 04/01/2018

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN01982F

Type Faculty