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Clinical/Translational Investigator in Diabetes & Metabolism, Faculty Rank & Track DOQ

University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
Closing date
Oct 15, 2021

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Endocrinology Faculty Opportunities at the University of Utah

The Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, Department of Internal Medicine, seeks to recruit outstanding applicants to academic faculty positions. We seek to expand our high priority research programs in the areas of diabetes, obesity, and metabolism.

Applicants should have an M.D. or an M.D., Ph.D. degree and have demonstrated research accomplishment in clinical and/or translational sciences. Applicants must be ABIM certified and must be board certified or board eligible in Endocrinology and eligible for a Utah Medical License.

Candidates should have experience in pursuing independent research. Preference will be given to applicants with a strong track record in their area of expertise, as evidenced by first or senior author scientific publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals, conference presentations, a history of successful program building, and recognition in the national and international diabetes and metabolism community. Successful candidates will be appointed at a faculty rank and salary appropriate for his/her qualifications. Successful candidates will develop an independent, extramurally funded research program.

New recruits will maintain a primary appointment in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes while having membership in the institution's Diabetes and Metabolism Research Center (DMRC). The interdisciplinary DMRC strives to unify and enhance efforts of clinicians, researchers, and educators to catalyze innovative research relating to diabetes and metabolic health throughout Utah and the Intermountain West. The center comprises more than 100 faculty across multiple schools, colleges, and departments and supports researchers through the recruitment of research-intensive faculty, distribution of pilot grants, organization of symposia and seminars, and management of training grants. The successful applicant will also have access to outstanding research services (e.g. Utah Population Database, Center for Clinical & Translational Science, etc.), access to clinical data from the University of Utah Comprehensive Weight Management Program and Utah Diabetes and Endocrinology Center, and the ability to leverage resources from the Driving Out Diabetes initiative, a strategic initiative to reduce the burden of diabetes and the associated medical comorbidities of obesity and heart disease through clinical, research, and community engagement programs. Examples of these programs include the Wellness Bus (, childhood and family nutrition programs (, and the National Diabetes Prevention Program (

The University of Utah is a PAC-12 member institution and a Research I University. Patients treated at University of Utah Health travel from all areas of Utah and from the five nearby states of Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, Nevada and Arizona, resulting in one of the largest geographic catchment areas of any academic medical center in the United States. Salt Lake City is juxtaposed to the Wasatch Mountains, offering unparalleled opportunities for skiing, hiking, fly fishing, biking, camping, and rock climbing. Eight National Parks are within a 5-hour drive from Salt Lake City.

Please apply on-line here -

The 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.

Please send inquiries to:
Corrine K. Welt, MD
Professor of Medicine and Division Chief
c/o Debra Anderton at
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