Faculty Positions, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UTPosting Date: 12/12/2017
Department of Family and Preventive Medicine
The Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine is seeking exceptional candidates for one or more tenure line faculty positions at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor rank. Specific rank dependent on qualifications. We seek applications from exceptional individuals in the areas of health equity/disparities, tobacco prevention and cessation, cancer prevention and control, health services research, next generation primary care, life course epidemiology, occupational health, environmental health, and global health.
Qualified individuals with expertise in community-engaged research, mixed methods, translational science, clinical research, and implementation science research are strongly encouraged to apply.
This faculty position is primarily dedicated to conducting extramurally-funded research but will also provide opportunities for involvement in education, administration/service, and clinical care. Candidates should possess a doctoral degree in a health related field from an accredited institution of higher education. Candidates interested in positions at the Associate or Professor ranks are expected to have a track record of obtaining extramural funding to advance their research program.
Faculty rank and salary level is competitive and commensurate with experience. Applicants with clinical degrees must be board eligible or certified in their respective specialty. The position offers opportunity to collaborate with teams of highly successful researchers in the department as well as in the University of Utah Health Sciences, including the Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, Huntsman Cancer Institute, the Salt Lake City Veteran’s Affairs Center of Innovation, the Woman and Child Institute, the Utah Genome Project/Precision Medicine, Cardiovascular Research Center, the Diabetes Metabolism Research Center, and the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences. Additional collaborative opportunities are available across the University of Utah in areas such as psychology, sociology, business, social work, engineering, anthropology, economics, etc.
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
- Postdoctoral or fellowship research training • Strong record of peer-reviewed publications • Strong record of obtaining extramural research funding • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively on concurrent research projects • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral skills
The Department of Family and Preventive Medicine was founded in 1970 making it one of the oldest and most established family medicine departments in the country. Currently ranked #7 in NIH funding in the 2016 Blueridge Report, the Department comprises four complimentary Divisions: Public Health, Physician Assistant Studies, Family Medicine, and Occupational and Environmental Health. The Department offers eight different graduate degrees, teaches medical students, and trains residents in Family Medicine and Occupational and Environmental Medicine. The Department of Family and Preventive Medicine optimizes quality of life through scholarship that advances health and wellbeing in home, workplaces, and communities. We value intellectual curiosity, respectful working environment, integrity, collaboration, accountability, and excellence.
The University of Utah was founded in 1850, is a member of the PAC-12, is ranked as one of the top US public research universities and is particularly distinguished in medicine, genetics, and engineering. Located in Salt Lake City adjacent to the beautiful Wasatch Mountains, the University of Utah is the flagship institution of higher learning in Utah, serving over 31,000 students, including over 2,000 international students and scholars from over 114 different countries.
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”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Employees with prior URS service may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.
Candidates should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae, along with the completed application. The online application is available at: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/65981.
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University of Utah Health is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and Respect. University of Utah 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 the mission of University of Utah Health.
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