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University of Utah Visual System Function/Disease Positions-all ranks in tenure track 2022 in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Visual System Function/Disease Positions-all ranks in tenure track 2022

Department 00870 - Ophthalmology-Research

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Tenure Track

New Position to Begin

Details

Job Summary:

The University of Utah Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences invites applications for three full-time positions at the level of Assistant/Associate Professor/Professor (tenure track) in the field of visual system function and/or disease. Successful candidates are expected to establish a strong research program funded by federal sources ( NIH , NSF ), to strengthen the current research carried out at the Moran Eye Institute as well as bring new areas of research into focus. Successful candidates are also expected to train a diverse group of undergraduate and graduate students. Duties include teaching (predominantly at graduate level) and participation in university activities, including serving on various institutional and departmental administrative committees. Support for these individuals will come in part from research grants, general Ophthalmology funds, and Ophthalmology’s endowment funds. For information pertaining to this position contact the search committee chair, Dr. Paul Bernstein (paul.bernstein@hsc.utah.edu).

Qualifications:

Applicants must have a PhD &/or MD degree, and at least 5 years post-PhD research experience. Successful candidates will have an excellent record of rigorous research experience and scholarship appropriate with their level of experience and commitment to mentoring.

Applicants should include their CV, a statement of research interests and funding goals, 2-3 representative scholarly papers, and names and contact information for 3 referees to Julee LaMothe through the University of Utah job site: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/127256 .

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 is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator and its policies prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, religion, age, status as a person with a disability, or veteran’s status. Minorities, women, veterans, and those with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified veterans. To inquire further about the University’s nondiscrimination and affirmative action policies or to request a reasonable accommodation for a disability in the application process, please contact the following individual who has been designated as the University’s Title IX/ ADA /Section 504 Coordinator: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 South Presidents Circle, Rm. 135, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, (801)581-8365, email: oeo@utah.edu .

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

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:

https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu

Notice

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. https://safety.utah.edu/safetyreport 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

Please apply online and include the following:

1) CV

2) Statement of research Interests and funding goals

3) Two-three representative scholarly papers

4) Names & contact info for Letters of Recommendation from 3 people at or above your rank (These people should be outside the University of Utah.)

Please note: 5 years post-PhD research experience is optional.

For questions please email Julee.lamothe@hsc.utah.edu.

Open Date 12/22/2021

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02884F

Type Faculty