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University of Utah Oncology Physicians specializing in Breast Cancer, Rank & Track DOQ in Salt Lake City, Utah

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Position/Rank Oncology Physicians specializing in Breast Cancer, Rank & Track DOQ

Department 00224 - Internal Medicine Admin

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin


The Oncology Division in the Department of Internal Medicine ( DOIM ) in the Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine, at the University of Utah and the Huntsman Cancer Institute ( HCI ) , are recruiting outstanding clinicians specializing in Breast Cancer. Applicants are encouraged from Assistant, Associate or Full Professors in the clinical or tenure track to provide clinical care and lead clinical or translational research in our University, community-based, and/or affiliate hospital locations; rank and track depending on qualifications. The successful candidate must be board certified in Medical Oncology, and must be eligible for a renewable medical license in the State of Utah. The positions are part of Huntsman Cancer Institute’s strategic priority to provide fully integrated, high value cancer care across the Intermountain West. The successful candidates will have an opportunity to participate in and ultimately take a lead role in multidisciplinary clinics and in developing clinical-research programs within a growing translational research initiative, fully integrated with or within the multidisciplinary teams at our main campus location. Please send inquiries to Erica Adamson at .

For more than 75 years, the DOIM has a rich history of providing excellent care, quality research, and valuable education in Utah. DOIM is a collaborative Department, with strong partnerships among divisions, across departments, and with the VA Hospital and Huntsman Cancer Institute. Further, the DOIM has a strong research focus ranked 34th for all institutions, and 15th for state/public universities, with $49.8 M in total NIH funding in 2021. The DOIM has seen double-digit clinical growth for several years.

HCI is an NCI -Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network ( NCCN ), supporting and fostering a vibrant cancer research enterprise in a highly collegial environment. HCI has an outstanding history of academic achievement and impact, with $100M extramural grant funding in 2021, a collaborative environment, and a commitment to excellence in patient care, research, teaching, training, community engagement, and service.

For more information Department of Internal Medicine and HCI , visit and .

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. Salt Lake City is a rapidly growing, vibrant city in the Intermountain West, with nationally recognized ballet and symphony, Tony Award-winning regional theater, several professional sports teams, and readily accessible outdoor recreation. The Salt Lake International Airport is a hub for Delta Airlines and has direct flights to many North American cities and daily direct flights to multiple European cities. The city is a well-known ski destination and a gateway to the state’s renowned diverse landscapes. In addition to its 14 ski resorts, Utah boasts five scenic national parks (with five more within a day’s drive), a variety of golf courses allowing for year-round play, hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails, picturesque lakes, and numerous other outdoor activities.

The Kathryn F. Kirk Center for Comprehensive Cancer Care and Women’s Cancers at HCI , a major hospital expansion, is underway, with a completion date of November 2022. The new patient care facility will allow HCI to grow by 220,000 ft2, adding 48 new inpatient hospital rooms and 4 ORs. It will include five floors of clinical space, an expanded wellness and integrative health center, two floors of faculty offices and one floor available for future build-out based on patient needs. The Kathryn F. Kirk Center for Comprehensive Cancer Care and Women’s Cancers will increase HCI’s clinical care capacity by 50%.

Position Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications: 1) MD, or equivalent with appropriate post-doctoral training; and 2) Must be eligible to work in the US.

Candidates should submit curriculum vitae, and a cover letter containing a description of professional experience. Applications accepted continuously, until positions are filled or closed.

To apply, please visit the following link:

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.

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:

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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 08/05/2022

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN03048F

Type Faculty