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University of Utah Medical Laboratory Sciences Associate Division Chief in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Medical Laboratory Sciences Associate Division Chief

Department 00247 - Pathology

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin


The Medical Laboratory Science Division, Department of Pathology, University of Utah School of Medicine, invites applications for a full-time faculty position. This new faculty position will support the teaching and administrative needs of the expanding educational programs in medical laboratory science at the University of Utah.

Primary responsibilities will include teaching of graduate-level courses in Laboratory Medicine and Medical Laboratory Science. Significant administrative responsibilities as Associate Division Chief for the Medical Laboratory Sciences Division will also be assigned and which will be commensurate with prior experience. Academic rank will also be commensurate with experience.

Applicants must be ASCP certified as a Technologist, possess a minimum of a Master of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science, Laboratory Medicine, Medical Laboratory Science, or directly related field (PhD preferred), have a minimum of 3 years laboratory bench-level experience, demonstrate administrative or project management experience and have excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. Preference will be given to mid-career applicants who have college or clinical teaching experience, demonstrated administrative leadership experience, and a record of active participation in professional societies.

Applicants should submit electronically to . Please submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a cover letter outlining your teaching philosophy, research/scholarly interests and goals, and the name of three professional references.

For additional information please contact, Diana G. Wilkins, Chair, Search Committee, Department of Pathology, University of Utah, School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, 84113, USA . Email: Phone: 801-587-1242.

Department information is available at:

The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veteran’s preference. Reasonable accommodations provided. For additional information:

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a [strong or demonstrated] commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

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 01/09/2024

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN03450F

Type Faculty