University of Utah Immunology/Inflammation/Infectious Diseases/DOQ in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Immunology/Inflammation/Infectious Diseases/DOQ

Department 00247 - Pathology


Track Tenure Track

New Position to Begin ASAP


The Division of Microbiology and Immunology within the University of Utah’s Department of Pathology announces new tenure-track faculty positions in Immunology, Inflammation, and/or Infectious Diseases. Particular areas of interest include, but are not limited to, host-pathogen interactions (bacterial, viral and parasitic), mucosal immunity, immunometabolism, innate immunity, autoimmunity, allergy, T and/or B lymphocyte biology. The primary criteria for selection will be excellence and creativity in research and scholarship. Successful candidates will be expected to establish a vigorous research program that fosters division and institutional collaborations. Applications are solicited to join an enthusiastic and well-funded faculty in the Division of Microbiology and Immunology with a track record of fostering success with junior faculty including 3 current recipients of theNIHDirector’s New Innovator Awards. The ideal candidates must have a MD, PhD, orDVMdegree and research track record that supports the establishment of an independent research program that complements ongoing research at the institution. 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 that houses Howard Hughes Investigators, National Academy of Science members and a Nobel Laureate. The University of Utah is adjacent toARUPnational 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/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”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Employees with priorURSservice may elect to enroll in theURSwithin 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits fromURSmust notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 07/18/2017

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN01780F

Type Faculty