Asst Professor - Pediatric Transfusion Medicine Physician

Aurora, CO
Feb 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Nature of Work:

The Department of Pathology at Children's Hospital Colorado, an affiliate of the University of Colorado Denver, is seeking a full-time faculty member at the Assistant Professor level to participate in its Pediatric Transfusion Medicine Service. Children's Hospital Colorado is a nationally renowned tertiary care pediatric specialty hospital with full-service, state-of-the-art, facilities supporting active clinical programs including heart, kidney, liver, and bone marrow transplantation. The practice setting involves a full spectrum of transfusion medicine clinical service, including a busy therapeutic apheresis clinic, a robust blood donor collection program, and traditional pediatric blood bank.

Examples of Work Performed:

Candidates will assume major responsibilities for clinical care as part of the Transfusion Medicine Service at Children's Hospital Colorado in collaboration with current faculty members. Candidates will also primarily be responsible for patient blood management and transfusion medicine educational initiatives with Children's Hospital Colorado clinical providers. Active participation in medical student teaching and pathology resident training is required. Active participation in the transfusion medicine fellowship program as well as appropriate involvement in related fellowships is also expected. Academic and research productivity are encouraged.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.


Minimum Requirements:

Candidates must have an MD or MD/PhD degree, be certified in Anatomic/Clinical Pathology by the American Board of Pathology and qualify for a full unrestricted license to practice pathology in the State of Colorado. Board certification or board eligible status for special qualification in Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine is also required.

Desired Qualifications:

Expertise in other aspects of clinical pathology, especially coagulation or pathology informatics, is a plus. Experience in a pediatric setting is highly desirable.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience.

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Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:Applicants must be willing and able to pass a national criminal background check. Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of at least 3 References. Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 08568 Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. When applying, applicants must include: 1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2. A current Resume/CV 3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process. Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20112 - SOM-Pathology

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Feb 17, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Matt bilby

Posting Contact Email: Matt.Bilby@ucdenver.edi

Position Number: 00689246


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