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University of Utah Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics/Associate Director in Salt Lake City, Utah

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Position/Rank Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics/Associate Director

Department 00247 - Pathology

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin ASAP


The University of Utah, Department of Pathology, is seeking an MD, MD/PhD, or PhD to serve as Associate Director for the Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (H&I) laboratory of the University of Utah. The successful candidate will have a faculty appointment in the Department of Pathology with rank based on experience.

The H&I laboratory offers a full range of histocompatibility procedures to support the needs of solid-organ and bone marrow transplant patients from four hospital systems in Utah including the University of Utah, Intermountain Medical Center, Primary Children’s Hospital and VA Hospital. The H&I laboratory also provides donor work-up laboratory services for Intermountain Donor Services, the regional organ procurement organization.

Primary responsibilities as Associate Director of the H&I lab include sign-out and interpretation of laboratory results, consultation with physicians, clinical and translational research, resident and fellow education, quality control and quality assurance, coordination of new test development and assay improvements.

This position will also include responsibilities in the Immunogenetics laboratory section atARUPLaboratories.ARUPLaboratories, an enterprise of the University of Utah, is a full-service reference laboratory with clients from more than half of the nation’s university teaching and children’s hospitals. As such, the laboratory sees a broad range of specimen types and indications and offers a range of testing for post-transplant assessment, andHLAdisease associations.

Candidates must have completed a Transplant Immunology and/or Immunogenetics fellowship, be board certified by the American Board for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ABHI), and beASHI-DTRCaccredited for bone marrow and solid-organ transplantation testing. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience and accomplishments.

Applicants should submit electronically to

a curriculum vitae, a brief cover letter and the names and addresses of three references.

Please contact Dr. Eszter Lazar-Molnar with any questions.

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”). 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 10/26/2018

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02131F

Type Faculty

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