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University of Utah Immunology/Host Defense/Rank DOQ in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position/Rank Immunology/Host Defense/Rank DOQ

Department 00247 - Pathology

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin ASAP


Faculty Positions in Immunology/Host Defense University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City

Assistant, Associate and Full Professor applications are solicited to join an enthusiastic and well-funded faculty in the Division of Microbiology and Immunology within the University of Utah’s Department of Pathology. Tenure-track faculty positions are available at all ranks with experience in adaptive or innate immunity, B cells, bioinformatics, cancer, host-pathogen interactions (bacterial, viral and parasitic), and microbiome are encouraged to apply. The primary criteria for selection will be excellence and creativity in research and scholarship. The ideal candidates must have a MD, PhD, or DVM degree and research track record that supports an independent research program that complements ongoing research at the institution. The successful candidate will join a Division with active research in T cell biology, MHC structure, autoimmunity (MS, Diabetes, SLE ), miRNA, microbiome, cancer immunology, fibrosis, and infection immunology including labs focused on Borrelia, Cryptococcus, E.coli, HIV , malaria, and Schistosomiasis. Faculty rank will be commensurate with experience and appointments will include competitive start-up packages.

The University of Utah is located in Salt Lake City, a vibrant and progressive town that sits in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountain Range. This offers a truly unique mix of city life, outdoor activities and a world-class biomedical research program. The University of Utah is adjacent to ARUP national reference laboratory, a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development.

Interested candidates should submit electronically to a curriculum vitae, a brief cover letter, the names and addresses of three references and a 2-page description of anticipated research directions.

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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 09/16/2019

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02324F

Type Faculty

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