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University of Utah Faculty Rank & Track DOQ in Salt Lake City, Utah

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Position/Rank Faculty Rank & Track DOQ

Department 00224 - Internal Medicine Admin

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin As soon as possible


The Division of Epidemiology at the University of Utah is seeking a faculty member to carry out first-rate research in the Department of Internal Medicine with a minimum of three years of research experience and potential for securing independent funding. Applicants must have an MD or PhD in a related discipline, training and experience that demonstrates expertise in epidemiology, computer modeling, public health surveillance, project management or medical informatics with experience in healthcare research and development.

The primary appointment for this position will be in the Division of Epidemiology. A multitude of opportunities for collaborative research exist in areas such as clinical and public health decision support systems, computer-based surveillance, and modeling of infectious diseases transmission at the University of Utah and Salt Lake City Veterans Health Care System.

As a key member of the Division of Epidemiology and Salt Lake City Veterans Health Care System, the successful candidate will be a highly motivated investigator whose major focus is research and future productivity.

Please apply online at the following link:

Inquiries may be sent to:

Matthew Samore, M.D., Chief, Division of Epidemiology

c/o Brian Rood at

The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and Respect. 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”). Eligible new hires with priorURSservice, may elect to enroll inURSif 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 fromURSare 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 12/08/2017

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN01910F

Type Faculty

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