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University of Utah Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist Faculty Researcher - Rank Dependent on Qualifications in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position/Rank Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist Faculty Researcher - Rank Dependent on Qualifications

Department 00857 - Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin Spring, 2019 or later


This is an outstanding opportunity to join a collegial academic environment and work in Primary Children’s Hospital with a childhood cancer program that U.S. News ranks among the top 30 in the nation. The Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist Researcher will be part of the Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. The Researcher will be engaged in research in either basic, translational or population sciences cancer or hematologic research. The Researcher will be a member of a high risk multidisciplinary pediatric cancer subspecialty area. There are potential opportunities to participate in clinical and translational research projects and to implement clinical trials.

For M.D. or D.O. candidates, there is an opportunity to provide patient care services to patients with cancer and blood disorders. Clinical activities will be carried out at Primary Children’s Hospital, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology service line outpatient and inpatient units.

Minimum Requirements:

• PhD or MD/PhD or other related degree(s)

• Appropriate postdoctoral training and a track record of impact and research productivity

Additional Requirements specific to M.D. or D.O. candidates:

• Board Eligible or Board Certified in Pediatrics

• Board Eligible or Board Certified in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

• Medical License in the State of Utah

The Division and University offer a competitive salary and an unmatched benefits program, including non-contributory retirement contributions of 20.2% of annual salary that vest immediately. The Department offers an education loan repayment program, in addition to a faculty development and mentoring program designed to help faculty succeed in translational or basic research.

Salt Lake City offers an incredible quality of life with a growing economy, rich cultural scene with ballet, theatre, symphony, opera and museums, outstanding restaurants, and a moderate cost of living. The city is a well-known ski destination and a gateway to the state’s renowned 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, a picturesque Lake Powell, and numerous other outdoor activities.

Interested individuals can apply at Cover letter and curriculum vitae are required. For additional information about the position, please contact: Richard S. Lemons, M.D., Ph.D., at

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 ”). 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 01/25/2019

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02186F

Type Faculty

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