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University of Utah ID Physician/Scientist/DOQ in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position/Rank ID Physician/Scientist/DOQ

Department 00224 - Internal Medicine Admin


Track Tenure Track

New Position to Begin Late 2017 or thereafter


The Infectious Diseases Division at the University of Utah School of Medicine is recruiting for a faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, DOQ , in the Tenure Track. The position is for a junior or mid-level physician scientist who is board eligible or board certified in infectious diseases and has established or shows promise of establishing a research career. Physician scientists in the fields of virology and virus-host interactions are especially encouraged to apply. A generous startup package, protected research time and new laboratory space will be provided based on the applicant’s needs. The level of appointment will be based on the successful candidate’s prior experience and qualifications. Candidate reviews will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.

Candidates should apply online with a detailed letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation here:

Inquiries may also be sent to Dr. Sankar Swaminathan, Infectious Diseases Chief, c/o Teddy Bryant at

The Division has two busy inpatient services; General Infectious Diseases and Transplant Infectious Diseases. The transplant service sees a wide variety of solid organ transplant and hematologic malignancy patients. Unique resources at the University of Utah, School of Medicine include the ARUP laboratories, a national clinical reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development.

All new faculty will be expected to participate in the educational mission by taking part in seminars, didactic lectures and clinical conferences. The Division currently has flourishing programs in the areas of HIV care, including a large Ryan White program; travel medicine and global health; and NIH / NCI funded research in virology.

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 05/01/2017

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN01706F

Type Faculty