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University of Utah Research Assistant Professor - CT Surgery in Salt Lake City, Utah

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Position/Rank Research Assistant Professor - CT Surgery

Department 00880 - Surgery

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Non Tenure Track

New Position to Begin ASAP


Cardiothoracic Surgery Research Assistant Professor

The Division of Cardiovascular Surgery at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center is recruiting for a Research Assistant Professor (research track). Applicants must have a PhD in the biologic sciences and prior experience with animal models (transgenic mice) is desired. A strong publication record is required. The successful applicant will be expected to work closely with collaborators in the Department of Biochemistry in our work to better understand cardiac metabolism during heart failure and recovery as well as with faculty within the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Cardiovascular Medicine. In addition, the successful applicant will be expected to participate in mentoring undergraduate students, medical students, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows as needed.

Applicants must apply online at:

For additional information, contact:

Stephen H. McKellar, MD, MSc

Associate Professor

University of Utah

30 North Medical Drive, 3C 127SOM

SLC, UT 84132

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

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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.


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This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 02/04/2019

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02192F

Type Faculty

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