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University of Utah Transfusion Medicine Divsion/Rank DOQ in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position/Rank Transfusion Medicine Divsion/Rank DOQ

Department 00247 - Pathology

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin ASAP


Transfusion Medicine Division

The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

The Transfusion Medicine Division at the University of Utah is seeking an academically oriented Transfusion Medicine Specialist at the Assistant/Associate Professor level to serve as Associate Medical Director of Transfusion Services. Candidates must be board-certified AP/CP or CP only pathologists with board certification/eligibility in Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine.

Expertise in the field of transfusion medicine is required. Duties will include clinical practice at a hospital-based Transfusion Service, teaching pathology residents, and research activities that together serve the academic mission of the Department of Pathology. Interest in quality management, immunohematology, and/or patient blood management is desirable. The relative distribution of research / teaching / administrative duties / patient care responsibilities will be tailored to the successful applicant’s experience and career goals.

The Transfusion Medicine Division at the University of Utah and ARUP Laboratories includes an FDA -registered hospital-based Transfusion Service (Blood Bank), an AABB accredited Immunohematology Reference Laboratory ( IRL ) serving clients throughout the United States, and an FDA -registered Donor Center. The primary clinical/administrative role of the successful applicant will involve the Transfusion Service and IRL .

University of Utah Health is a national leader in value-based healthcare and, as such, fosters a collaborative, multi-disciplinary environment to continuously improve quality. ARUP Laboratories is an internationally renowned academic reference laboratory with 4000+ employees that processes 55,000+ samples each day. The University of Utah Hospital is a 481-bed tertiary care hospital and Huntsman Cancer Center is a 100-bed National Cancer Care Network hospital. Approximately 16,000 red blood cells and 30,000 total blood component transfusions occur annually at both centers. Clinical services include level 1 trauma, hematopoietic stem cell transplant, solid organ transplant, complex cardiac surgery, high-risk obstetrics, critical care, and more.

Applicants should send cover letter, curriculum vitae and three letters of reference electronically to,

Please contact with any questions.

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/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 08/06/2020

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02481F

Type Faculty

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