Jan 21, 2021
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
Position/Rank Research-Tenure Assistant/Associate/Professor (DOQ)
Department 00269 - Orthopedic Surgery Operations
City Salt Lake City, UT
Track Tenure Track
New Position to Begin ASAP
The Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Utah School of Medicine is seeking a new faculty member as a full-time in the tenure track faculty member based upon qualifications. This position requires the candidate to hold a doctoral degree in a life science, bioengineering, or a related area with specific postdoctoral training in chondrocyte biology and or tissue engineering. Primary responsibilities include establishing a research program focused on cartilage biology. The candidate is expected to provide scientific and research support a for ongoing Departmental research programs investigating cartilage injuries and for the Osteoarthritis Initiative Program investigating the genetic etiology and treatment of osteoarthritis.
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.
Submit an application, cover letter and CV to the following individual via the link found below.
Darrel S. Brodke, MD
Louis and Janet Peery Presidential Endowed Chair
Professor and Sr. Vice Chair of Faculty Affairs
Department of Orthopaedics
University of Utah School of Medicine
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 ”). 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.
Special Instructions for Candidates
Open Date 08/28/2019
Open Until Filled Yes
Requisition Number PRN02312F
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