Job Information

University of Utah Infectious Diseases Investigator, Tenure Track with Rank DOQ, Internal Medicine Dept. in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank ID Physician/Scientist/DOQ

Department 00224 - Internal Medicine Admin

City Salt Lake City, UT

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

All qualified individuals are strongly 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.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA). More information, including the Director/Title IX Coordinator’s office address, electronic mail address, and telephone number can be located at:

Online reports may be submitted at


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. This report includes statistics about criminal offenses, hate crimes, arrests and referrals for disciplinary action, and Violence Against Women Act offenses. They also provide information about safety and security-related services offered by the University of Utah. A paper copy can be obtained by request at the Department of Public Safety located at 1658 East 500 South.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 05/01/2017

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN01706F

Type Faculty