University of Utah Surgical Oncologist / Dependent Upon Qualifications in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Surgical Oncologist / Dependent Upon Qualifications

Department 00880 - Surgery

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin ASAP


Surgical Oncologist

The Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, at the University of Utah School of Medicine, Huntsman Cancer Institute is recruiting a surgical oncologist with a specialty interest in melanoma / sarcoma. The applicant should be at the assistant or associate professor level with an interest in clinical trial and/or translational research. Applicants with research training such as anMPHorMSCIare preferable but not mandatory. The track will be commensurate with experience, but tenure track with an interest in clinical trial development or translational research is preferred. The appropriate individual will be invested in the melanoma / sarcoma clinical program, education and research. Completion of fellowship training in surgical oncology is desired. Those with a strong interest in surgical education with a career goal of residency program director will also be considered but this is not mandatory. The University of Utah, Huntsman Cancer Institute sees the highest rate, per capita, of melanomas in the United States, and has a well-established multi-disciplinary clinical and research team invested in the treatment and prevention of melanoma

Interested applicants must apply at:

For additional information, contact:

Courtney Scaife,M.D.

Professor, Section Chief, Surgical Oncology

Vice Chair for Cancer Affairs in Surgery

University of Utah

Huntsman Cancer Institute

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 priorURSservice, may elect to enroll inURSif 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 fromURSare 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 12/01/2018

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02157F

Type Faculty