Job Information

University of Utah Oncology Investigators focused in High Risk GI & Breast Malignancies, Rank & Track DOQ in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position/Rank Physician Investigator/DOQ

Department 00224 - Internal Medicine Admin

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin As soon as possible


HIGH RISK CANCER AND GENETICS , Huntsman Cancer Institute and University of Utah. Huntsman Cancer Institute and the Oncology and GI Divisions in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah are recruiting faculty candidates in the tenure or clinical track; rank depending on qualifications. Candidates must be a MD or MD/PhD, Board certified in Internal Medicine, Board Certified or eligible in Medical Oncology or Gastroenterology, and preferably having established or showing promise of establishing a clinical and/or translational research career in high risk cancer research or cancer genetics. Recruitment is ongoing until suitable candidates are identified or the search is closed.

The candidate will join highly collaborative team of physicians, genetic counselors, and population scientists in the Family Cancer Assessment Clinic at the Huntsman Cancer Institute ( The position would involve providing clinical care in the hereditary cancer clinic that serves affected and at-risk individuals with a diverse range of hereditary cancer syndromes, and continuing or developing a related research program.

Inquires may be sent to Dr. Saundra Buys, Oncology Division Chief

c/o Erica Adamson at

Please apply online with a Curriculum Vitae and letter of interest at the following link:

Huntsman Cancer Institute ( is one of the nation’s 69 National Cancer Institute ( NCI )-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers and a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network ( NCCN ), supporting and fostering a vibrant research enterprise in a highly collegial environment. The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient-focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. 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. For more information on living in Utah, please visit

As the largest metropolitan area in the Intermountain Region, Salt Lake City offers cultural diversity, low-cost living expense and a rich and diverse array of cultural opportunities including theater, a major symphony orchestra, opera, chamber music, ballet, and professional sports teams. The University of Utah campus sits on the east bench of the Great Salt Lake valley with a backdrop of towering mountain peaks and captivating views of the valley and the Great Salt Lake.

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 10/16/2017

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN01861F

Type Faculty