University of Utah Physician Investigator/DOQ in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Physician Investigator/DOQ

Department 00224 - Internal Medicine Admin

City

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin As soon as possible

Details

HIGHRISKCANCERANDGENETICS, 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 (http://healthcare.utah.edu/huntsmancancerinstitute/patient-care/clinics-and-care-teams/high-risk-cancer-research-clinics-and-studies/). 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. Lynn Henry, Interim Oncology Division Chief

c/o Karen Cheney at karen.cheney@hci.utah.edu

Please apply online with a Curriculum Vitae and letter of interest at the following link: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/70207

Huntsman Cancer Institute (http://www.huntsmancancer.org) 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 http://healthsciences.utah.edu/living-in-utah.php

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/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.

Notice

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Employees with priorURSservice may elect to enroll in theURSwithin 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits fromURSmust notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

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