Assistant / Associate Professor DOQ (02357F)

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT, United States

University of Utah Job ID PRN02357F – 00276 – Pharmacology and Toxicology

TRACK: Tenure Track

WORK SCHEDULE: New position to begin July 1, 2020

The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Utah seeks applicants for a tenure-line Assistant or Associate Professor position. We are specifically interested in applicants involved in cardiovascular pharmacology. The ideal applicant will have an outstanding research program focused on the elucidation and validation of mechanisms underlying pathogenesis of cardiovascular diseases, with an emphasis on the identification of novel therapeutic targets. At the Assistant Professor level, applicants will be expected to develop and sustain an independent, extramurally funded research program as well as teach in the College of Pharmacy PharmD and PhD programs. Applicants to be considered for an Associate Professor appointment must also have a record of sustained extramural research, excellence in teaching graduate and professional pharmacy/medical students, as well as strong leadership and interpersonal skills. Ideally, the applicant’s research will complement existing departmental research expertise in pulmonary, cardiovascular, metabolic, or neuropsychiatric diseases, cancer, precision medicine, toxicology and drug-discovery. The University of Utah is ideally suited to support cutting-edge research in the field of cardiovascular functions at the basic and translational levels, with a vibrant and collaborative atmosphere and state-of-the-art healthcare and research facilities.

The College of Pharmacy and the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology is integrated with the University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics and Intermountain Healthcare Primary Children’s Hospital, facilitating research involving human cohorts. The College is in close proximity to the Nora Eccles Harrison Cardiovascular Research and Training Institute and other departments with research in cardiovascular biophysics, physiology and diseases. The University of Utah Health campus also has a variety of research core facilities and unique curated genetic databases to support multi-disciplinary research efforts.

For fullest consideration, materials should be received by December 20, 2019. Applicants should provide their curriculum vitae, along with their research and teaching statement and a cover letter listing names and contact information for at least three references. Applications must be submitted on-line at:


Inquiries may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee: Marco Bortolato, MD, PhD Associate Professor of Pharmacology, at

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 of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The 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.


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