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Academic Gastrointestinal Pathology Faculty

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 Gastrointestinal Pathology/Rank DOQ
Department 00247 - Pathology
Track Track Dependent on Qualifications
New Position to Begin ASAP

The University of Utah Department of Pathology seeks a full-time academic faculty gastrointestinal, pancreaticobiliary and hepatic pathologist at any academic level and in either the clinical or tenure track, who is board certified in anatomic pathology and GI pathology fellowship trained or with equivalent experience.

The University of Utah and ARUP Laboratories has a large and growing gastrointestinal, hepatic and pancreaticobiliary subspecialty clinical service, fellowship training program and research program. The faculty includes Wade Samowitz, MD, Mary Bronner, MD, Kajsa Affolter, MD Eric Swanson, MD, Kim Evason, MD PhD, and Maria Pletneva, MD PhD, who have over 60 total years of experience among them and who hail from the major schools of GI pathology in the USA, from Johns Hopkins, U of WA, U of UT, UCLA, UCSF, and U of MI, respectively. The appropriate individual will participate in clinical service, research, and teaching within the division. Preference will be given to individuals with additional interest and capability in surgical pathology and/or molecular pathology. Ample opportunities are available for research at the ARUP Research and Development Institute, University of Utah Health Sciences Center and the Huntsman Cancer Institute. Salt Lake City offers diverse lifestyle opportunities, including our spectacular natural environment.

Applicants should submit a cover letter and CV, and 3 references electronically to:

Please contact with any questions.

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.


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.

Special Instructions for Candidates
Open Date 09/07/2016
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Requisition Number PRN01553F
Type Faculty

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. One measure of faculty diversity at the School of Medicine is the proportion of faculty members who come from a rural background. Did you graduate high school from a town with less than 10,000 persons?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. 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