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University of Colorado Assistant or Associate Professor (OPEN RANK) in Aurora, Colorado

University of Colorado School of Medicine

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University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Section of Infectious Disease

Assistant or Associate Professor (OPEN RANK)

Position #768413 – Requisition #17407

  • Applications are accepted electronically ONLY atwww.cu.edu/cu-careers**

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Disease has an opening for a/full-time/ (unclassified)/Assistant Professor /position.//

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care./Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here//./



_Nature of Work:_

The University of Colorado School of Medicine (UCSOM), Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Disease seeks a full-time (1.0 FTE) faculty member (MD, MD/PhD or equivalent) at Assistant/Associate Professor rank to expand the Department's cadre of physicians with expertise in infectious diseases in transplant/immunocompromised patients, providing care at the Children's Hospital Colorado on the Anschutz Medical Campus. The role will have share responsibilities with other transplant/immunocompromised ID physicians to support the solid and bone marrow transplant services including development of clinical guidelines, participation in transplant clinical conferences, providing advice to transplant services as well as providing consultative infectious disease patient care. The role will have protected time dedicated to develop ID transplant/immunocompromised programs which may include but not limited to: seeking external support for research (clinical/translational/bench) and/or innovation, investigator-initiated research, clinical trials, systematic local or national quality improvement projects, and related scholarly work. The faculty member will also participate in coverage of the ID inpatient and outpatient consult service, and fellow, resident, and medical student education.

*Job Duties:*

•Share with Transplant Infectious Diseases team support for both solid organ and bone marrow transplant (BMT) teams, including at weekly clinical meetings and provision of ID consultation.

•Provide on-going consultation and patient care for infectious diseases (ID) questions in transplant and immunocompromised patients.

•Establish robust and systematic quality improvement and/or conduct investigator initiated research studies related to ID and transplant/immunocompromised patients and related scholarly work for transplant ID/immunocompromised host issues.

•Engage and participation in leadership at a national level in networks related to transplant immunocompromised ID research and care.

•Share ID clinical service responsibilities providing care for patients on the inpatient and outpatient service.

•Teach in the fellowship and residency programs. This includes bedside teaching and didactic teaching and contributing to teaching in the school of medicine and for community providers.

•Shared holiday, weekend and night call responsibilities for the Infectious Diseases service.



Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located atEmployee Services.

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Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.

Total Compensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation (for questions, please contact Kristin Pena at Kristin.Pena@childrenscolorado.org).

Diversity and Equity:

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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

_Minimum Qualifications:_

•MD or DO; must be board certified/eligible in Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Must achieve board certification in Pediatric Infectious Diseases within two (2) years of completing fellowship.

•Active Colorado state license and DEA registration, or qualifications necessary to obtain.

•Training and expertise in Pediatric Infectious Diseases and in management of infectious diseases in immunocompromised, solid organ, and hematologic transplant.

•Training in translational/clinical/bench or other research.

_Preferred Qualifications:_

•Experience in clinical care related to immunocompromised hosts and infectious disease.

•Experience in research in areas related to immunocompromised hosts and infectious disease.

•Record of grant writing skill, and success in obtaining grants.


•Ability to work with complex patient populations

•Ability to work collaboratively with multiple care teams

•Excellent communication skills, both orally and written

•High level of professionalism

•Ability to establish and maintain good rapport with patients and families.

•Able to design, execute, evaluate and publish studies in the field

•Able to design, implement and evaluate process change in hospital systems.

_Conditions of Employment:_

•Must successfully pass a 10-panel drug test through Children's Hospital Colorado

•Must be willing and able to pass a national criminal and sex-offender background check

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS

Title: Assistant or Associate Professor (OPEN RANK)

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 17407