Job Information

University of Utah Tenure Track Faculty, Immunologist Investigator, Division of Hematology in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position/Rank Tenure Immunology Hematologist/Rank DOQ

Department 00224 - Internal Medicine Admin

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Tenure Track

New Position to Begin July 2020 or thereafter


Tenure-track, investigator applications are solicited to join an enthusiastic faculty in the Division of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies, Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah and the Huntsman Cancer Institute. Individuals with experience in lab-based cellular immunotherapy are encouraged to apply. Experience in protein/antibody engineering would be welcome. The ideal candidate will have strong translational interest and an interest in close interaction with the BMT and Cellular Therapy/Regenerative Medicine ( CTRM ) Program.

The primary criteria for selection will be excellence and creativity in research and scholarship. Candidates must have a MD, PhD, or MD/PhD degree, preferably with a research track-record that supports an independent research program which complements ongoing research at the institution. Faculty rank will be commensurate with experience and appointments will include a competitive start-up package.

The University of Utah is located in Salt Lake City, a vibrant and progressive town that sits in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountain Range. This offers a truly unique mix of city life, outdoor activities and a world-class biomedical research program.

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.

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a brief cover letter, the names and addresses of three references and a 2-page description of anticipated research directions at the following link:

Inquiries may be sent to:

Michael Deininger, MD, PhD

Chief, Division of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies

M.M. Wintrobe Distinguished Professor of Medicine

University of Utah, Huntsman Cancer Institute, 2000 Circle of Hope, Room 4280

Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-5550

EEO/Non-Discrimination 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 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 and immunizations.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 12/17/2019

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02395F

Type Faculty