University of Utah Post Doctoral Scholar in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 03/21/2018

Requisition Number PRN16616B

Job Title Post Doc Res Assoc

Working Title Post Doctoral Scholar

Job Grade A00

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40 hours

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

M-F, 9-5pm.

VP Area President

Department 01392 - HCI Michael Deininger Lab

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 35,000 to 58,000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Post-doctoral hematology position in the Deininger/O’Hare laboratory.

The Huntsman Cancer Institute is a National Cancer Institute-Designated Cancer Center, providing hope through research, education, and care. With over 1,800 employees and 170 faculty researchers, includingHHMIand Damon Runyon Foundation Awardees,HCImaintains 200 clinical trials and over $93 million invested in cancer research.HCIis part of the University of Utah Health Care System, which is consistently ranked in the top 10 by the University Healthcare Consortium for quality among all academic medical centers in the country. The University of Utah is located adjacent to downtown Salt Lake City, Utah, situated between the Wasatch and Oquirrh mountain ranges. This unique juxtaposition offers all of the aspects of city living along with top notch skiing, mountain biking, and rock climbing, only 30 minutes from downtown. With five national parks in Utah, and close proximity to Yellowstone & Grand Canyon National Parks, Salt Lake City is a city of unmatched caliber. The University of Utah is an equal opportunity employer.


Applicants must have a Ph.D. and demonstrated contributions to the field of hematology and be pursuing a career in hematology research.

Dr. Michael W. Deininger and Dr. Thomas O’Hare at The University of Utah Huntsman Cancer Institute are seeking a post-doctoral scholar to work with their team of cellular and molecular hematologists. Ours is a collaborative laboratory that aims to understand mechanisms of drug resistance in leukemia as well as to discovery points of therapeutic intervention in leukemia and how the healthy hematopoietic system functions. The incumbent will be expected to take leadership of novel projects that contribute to the field while publishing manuscripts and seeking fellowship opportunities. Ours is a highly productive environment and only career-driven individuals with a track record of scientific productivity will be considered. Applicants should be authorized to work in the United States.

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Minimum Qualifications


Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Proof of PhD is required by the University of Utah. Please attach PhD document in ‘applicant document- other’ in documents


Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

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. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 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 from URS must 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.