Job Information

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

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 Fall 2018 or thereafter


The University of Utah, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition is seeking an Academic Hepatologist board certified in Internal Medicine and Hepatology to be part of an established and growing Transplant Hepatology program. We are seeking a fifth transplant hepatologist to join our team, which is composed of 3 experienced abdominal transplant surgeons, 5 transplant coordinators, 2 physician assistants, and 3 transplant pharmacists.

As a leader in the region, our program has performed over 400 liver transplants – with over 30 in this last year. The University of Utah Health is seeking to strengthen our program and transform it into a Center of Excellence.

The position is full-time Hepatology and liver transplant, with one day a week of outpatient endoscopy, but no general Gastroenterology responsibilities. Main responsibilities will include outpatient and inpatient clinical care, including inpatient service once every five weeks. Academic responsibilities may include working directly with the Gastroenterology fellows and medical house staff, participating in weekly educational conferences, and engagement in clinical or basic science research. Faculty members of the Division hold academic appointments at the University of Utah Medical Center, the Salt Lake City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Huntsman Cancer Institute. The University of Utah is located in Salt Lake City and is the major referral center for a five-state region. Our ideal candidate will share our commitment and passion for patient care, research, and education. To learn more about the advanced research, clinical activities, and current faculty of the Division please visit our website at:

Please apply online at:

Please make all inquiries to John Fang, M.D., Professor and Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, c/o

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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/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 05/30/2018

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02022F

Type Faculty