Therapeutic Clinical Trial, Phase 1 Medical Director

University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah
Salary will include a benefits including retirement and much more
Dec 28, 2017
Jan 27, 2018
Full Time

Therapeutic Clinical Trials, Phase I Medical Director

The Department of Internal Medicine and the Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah are recruiting a Medical Director of the Phase 1 Clinical Trials Program.  The successful candidate should be experienced in early phase clinical trials and be nationally-recognized in the field.  In addition to conducting clinical and/or translational research in oncology, the director will be expected to support the development of investigator-initiated trials, maintain a clinical practice, and mentor junior faculty and trainees in investigational therapeutics.

The Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah is a NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center that serves the population of the Intermountain West, and supports and fosters a vibrant research enterprise in a highly collegial environment. HCI has a strong history of academic achievement and impact as well as a commitment to excellence in patient care, research, teaching and service.  The University has an outstanding environment for conducting clinical research studies and is the only academic Health Sciences Center within a 500-mile radius.  The institution is widely recognized for its award-winning, state-wide comprehensive integrated health system, and strengths in informatics and advances in health information technology.

Applicants for Phase I Director are expected to hold a MD or MD/PhD (or equivalent) and be ABIM certified in Medical Oncology or Hematology. Candidates will have a track record of research impact and clinical productivity. Applicants for senior positions should additionally have a strong record of independent funding and innovative research. Highly competitive recruitment packages are available with appointment and rank in an academic department at the University of Utah determined by the applicants’ qualifications.

Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and a cover letter containing a description of professional experience (including scientific accomplishments, leadership responsibilities and 3 references). Applications will be accepted continuously until the position is filled or closed.

To apply online, please visit the following link:

Inquiries may be sent to:

Lynn Henry, MD, PhD

Interim Division Chief of Oncology

% Karen R Cheney at

2000 Circle of Hope, Suite 2142

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

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.

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The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.