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Surgical Oncologist

The Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery at the University of Utah School of Medicine, Huntsman Cancer Institute is recruiting a surgical oncologist with a specialty interest in melanoma, other skin cancers, and sarcoma. The applicant should be at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The track will be commensurate with experience, but Clinical Track is preferred. The appropriate individual will be invested in the cutaneous oncology multidisciplinary clinical (melanoma clinical) program, education, and research. Completion of fellowship training in Surgical Oncology is required.

The University of Utah, Huntsman Cancer Institute sees the highest rate, per capita, of melanomas in the United States and has a well-established multidisciplinary clinical and research team invested in the treatment and prevention of melanoma.

The University of Utah, Huntsman Cancer Institute in an NIH NCI designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, ranked in the US News Best Cancer Hospitals ranking, in addition to the University of Utah ranking top 10 for 13 years in a row in the prestigious Vizient Quality and Accountability Ranking.

Interested applicants should apply at:

For more information, please contact Joanna Purcell at

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.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students, staff, faculty, and patients from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education, employment opportunities, and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented groups.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s 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.


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