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University of Colorado Assistant or Associate Professor- Physician or PhD in Immuno-Nephrology in Aurora, Colorado

University of Colorado – School of Medicine

Assistant or Associate Professor - Physician or PhD in Immuno-Nephrology

The University of Colorado Denver l 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 Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is seeking an outstanding MD or PhD-scientist in the area of immuno-nephrology. This individual will contribute to research, and other programmatic missions of the Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension.

The Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus recruits outstanding physicians and PhD scientists across kidney sub-specialties to foster translational kidney research at the laboratory/clinical interface in an environment that encourages collaborative team science.The Division of Nephrology has a long-standing strength in both basic and clinical research supported by multiple research grants. This has resulted in the Division having one of the highest levels of NIH funding within the Department of Medicine. Areas of strength include 1) basic science studies on acute and chronic kidney injury and systemic effects of kidney injury on other organs, 2) changes in metabolism on renal inflammation 3) pathways regulating fibrosis in the kidney 4) the role of complement in glomerular disease; 5) studies on the function and biology of podocytes and 6) role of vascular calcification on renal disease and 7) the role of alloantibody in kidney transplantation. We are particularly interested immuno-nephrology. Successful candidates must demonstrate the ability to develop an independent research program as well as an interest in translational nephrology in the area of immunopathogenesis of kidney disease and/or glomerulonephritis.

Opportunities to establish collaborations with faculty in other programs including, for example, the University of Colorado Cancer Center, Colorado Center for personalized Medicine and the Human Immunology & RNA Bioscience Initiative are highly supported and encouraged

Candidates at all levels of experience are encouraged to apply, with the appointment at an appropriate academic rankat the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

The Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension is internationally renowned for its clinical and research programs. In addition, as one of the largest Nephrology research and training program in the Country, the Division is also internationally recognized for its role in producing academic leaders in Nephrology.The Division has trained a large number of academic Nephrology physicians in this Country who are currently practicing.The Division consists of over 50 faculty located in three hospitals and one research institute. These include University of Colorado Hospital, Denver Veterans Administration Hospital, and Denver Health. TheDivision Missionis to develop the next generation of leaders in Nephrology through its transformative research, comprehensive career development, and world-class care.**The Division Visionis to be the source of superior healthcare, push boundaries of discovery, advance medical education and create hope for patients with kidney disease through cutting edge treatments and kidney transplantation.

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.

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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.

The ideal applicant will:

  • Have a PhD or MD with post-doctoral research training in immunology and active clinical interest.

  • Applicants with a specific focus in the area of glomerulonephritis are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • Candidates with strong backgrounds in immunology, particularly understanding the role of T-cells in kidney disease and proven publication record in biomedical research are strongly encouraged to apply.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A record of scholarly achievement and extramural funding.

  • Excellent communication skills to interface with learners, faculty, healthcare teams, administrators, and community organizations.

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS

Title: Assistant or Associate Professor- Physician or PhD in Immuno-Nephrology

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 17313

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