Job Information

University of Utah Translational Research Medical Oncologists, Tenure Track Faculty with rank dependent on qualifications in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Tenure Medical Oncologist/Rank DOQ

Department 00224 - Internal Medicine Admin

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Tenure Track

New Position to Begin July 2020 or thereafter


TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH , MEDICAL ONCOLOGY , Huntsman Cancer Institute and University of Utah. Huntsman Cancer Institute and the Oncology Division in the Department of Internal Medicine are making a major investment in building our Translational Research Program. We are recruiting outstanding physician scientists with an interest in forging collaborations with a vibrant team of clinicians and scientists. Our existing faculty conduct cutting edge clinical and translational research in oncology, with a particular interest in immunotherapy, gastrointestinal or genitourinary malignancies, melanoma, or sarcoma ( ).

We are recruiting faculty candidates in the tenure track; rank depending on qualifications. Candidates must have a MD or combined MD, PhD and an established or highly promising translational research career. Recruitment is ongoing until a suitable candidate(s) is identified or the search is closed.

Please apply online with a Curriculum Vitae that includes contact information for at least 3 references, and letter of interest at the following link:

Inquiries for additional information may be sent to Dr. Saundra Buys, Professor and Division Chief,

c/o Erica Adamson,

Huntsman Cancer Institute ( is one of the nation’s National Cancer Institute ( NCI )-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers and a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network ( NCCN ), supporting and fostering a vibrant research enterprise in a highly collegial environment. 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. For more information on living in Utah, please visit

As the largest metropolitan area in the Intermountain Region, Salt Lake City offers cultural diversity, low-cost living, and a rich and diverse array of cultural opportunities including theater, a major symphony orchestra, opera, chamber music, ballet, and professional sports teams. The University of Utah campus sits on the east bench of the Great Salt Lake valley with a backdrop of towering mountain peaks and captivating views of the valley and the Great Salt Lake.

EEO/Non-Discrimination Information

All qualified individuals are strongly 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.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA). More information, including the Director/Title IX Coordinator’s office address, electronic mail address, and telephone number can be located at:

Online reports may be submitted at


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. This report includes statistics about criminal offenses, hate crimes, arrests and referrals for disciplinary action, and Violence Against Women Act offenses. They also provide information about safety and security-related services offered by the University of Utah. A paper copy can be obtained by request at the Department of Public Safety located at 1658 East 500 South.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 12/05/2019

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02390F

Type Faculty