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Job Title: Open track, open rank faculty position
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Organization: University of Utah School of Medicine
Posted: 11/7/2018
Type: Academic - Tenure Track
Industry: Academic Institutions
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Salt Lake City,  UT    USA
Compensation: Highly competitive
Position Description: The Division of Physician Assistant Studies in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine is seeking exceptional candidates for faculty positions at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor rank. Specific rank and track (i.e. tenure, lecturer, or clinical track) are dependent upon qualifications. We seek applications from exceptional individuals in the areas of health services research, health systems research, and health/medical education. Qualified individuals with expertise in community-engaged research, quantitative methods, interprofessional medical education, and Physician Assistant education and/or workforce research are strongly encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will have experience in PA curriculum assessment and accreditation.

This faculty position will provide opportunities for involvement in PA student education, investigation, administration/service, and clinical care. Candidates should possess a terminal 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.

The responsibilities of this position will primarily be to conduct and seek extramural funding for innovative and original research around health/healthcare, PA and interprofessional medical education, and PA health workforce. Additionally, the faculty member will participate in the admissions process, masters project advising, program evaluation and planning as well as advisement and assessment of students in the didactic and clinical phases of the curriculum.

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 successful researchers in the division and department as well as in the University of Utah Health Sciences.

Candidates should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae along with the completed application. The online application is available at:

Please contact Melissa Husebye, at with any questions regarding this posting.

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 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.


Organization Description: 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.

Closing Date: 2/7/2019
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Contact Name: Melissa Husebye,  Open track, open rank faculty position
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