Job Information

University of Utah Post Doc Res Assoc in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 06/04/2021

Requisition Number PRN26404B

Job Title Post Doc Res Assoc

Working Title Post Doc Res Assoc

Job Grade A00

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00213 - CVRTI

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 53760.00 - 65292.00

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

We have an immediate vacancy for a postdoctoral research associate to conduct cardiac arrhythmia research in the Nora Eccles Harrison Cardiovascular Research and Training Institute ( CVRTI ) at the University of Utah ( CVRTI provides a highly collaborative, interdisciplinary research environment. The candidate will work on NIH funded, translational research projects seeking to improve medical device technology for patients with cardiac arrhythmias. The candidate will work under the mentorship of Dr. Derek Dosdall, PhD.

This position is considered Category I: Mandatory and required on campus or health care facilities to support on-site operations. Employees hired into this category will be required to be physically located at the CVRTI Facility if they are healthy and without COVID -19 symptom.

Please contact Derek Dosdall, PhD for any questions at:


The successful candidate will be expected to be involved with hardware and software development as well as with experimental animal research. The candidate will be responsible for planning for and conducting experiments, data analysis, presenting results internally and at conferences, and preparing manuscripts for publication.

Minimum Qualifications


Candidates will be evaluated on research experience and expertise. The candidate should have a PhD, MD, or equivalent doctorate with preference given to individuals with an engineering (biomedical, electrical or mechanical) or similar quantitative background. The candidate must be a self-motivated problem solver capable of independent work with excellent communication and writing skills. Experience with data analysis software such as Matlab and/or Labview as well as statistical analysis will be beneficial.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

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.

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.

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:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Online reports may be submitted at

For more information:

To inquire about this posting, ( or call 801-581-2300.

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.