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Assistant Professor

Posting Details

The University of Utah, an AA/EO employer, encourages applications from women and minorities, and provides reasonable accommodation to the known disabilities of applicants and employees.The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong or demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Position Information

Position/Rank Assistant Professor
Department 00276 - Pharmacology and Toxicology
Track Tenure Track
New Position to Begin 5/30/16
Details

Cancer Therapeutics – Molecular Pharmacology and Systems Biology

The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology in the Skaggs Pharmacy Institute, in partnership with the Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah, invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor. We are searching for talented investigators with the potential to develop outstanding research programs in the general areas of molecular pharmacology or systems biology. Other research areas of interest include development of precision medicine approaches or cancer therapeutic discovery programs. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will work closely with translational cancer researchers and have dual appointments in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology and in the Division of Medical Oncology. The position is part of the Utah Science, Technology, and Research Initiative (USTAR), which was funded by the Utah Legislature to attract focused teams of outstanding researchers who have the potential to build major fundamental research programs that will lead to the commercialization of new technologies and/or build new industries for Utah. The USTAR Cancer Therapeutics Cluster will address key gaps in advancing oncotherapeutics through the combination of University of Utah Health Science’s current expertise in cancer clinical care, cancer genetics and genomics, computationally directed drug development, medicinal chemistry, and early phase clinical trials in oncotherapeutics. Information about the USTAR initiative and past hires can be found at http://www.ustar.utah.edu.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, a complete curriculum vitae, and a statement of research plans. The names of at least three references should be included in the submitted documents. Review begins immediately and continues until the position is filled or the search is closed. To apply online, please visit the following link:
http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/52634. For further information, please contact Dr. Lou Barrows, Chair of the Search Committee at lbarrows@deans.pharm.utah.edu.

The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and educator. Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans preference. Reasonable accommodations provided. For additional information: http://regulations.utah.edu/human-resources/5-106.php.

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 of Utah Health Sciences Center is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The University of Utah Health Sciences Center 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 the University of Utah Health Sciences Center.

EEO/Diversity 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.

Notice

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.

Special Instructions for Candidates
Open Date 05/31/2016
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Requisition Number PRN01487F
Type Faculty

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Statement
  4. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 – Member Copy 4) – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169
  2. Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission