University of Colorado School of Medicine
Assistant to Full Professor, Pediatric Sleep Medicine
Department of Pediatrics/Section of Pulmonology
Position #694645 / Job Posting #03114
The Department of Pediatrics Section of Pulmonology has an opening for a full-time Assistant Professor to Full Professor. This position will clinically see pediatric patients with sleep disorders, attend in our inpatient service (weeks TBD), perform sleep study interpretations, and evaluate patients for use of noninvasive ventilator equipment. This role will work with a dedicated team of professionals in the assessment and treatment of these types of patients. This position
The section of Pediatric Pulmonology has 44 faculty members (to include Sr., Jr., PhD, Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Faculty) with on-going interests in asthma, interstitial lung disease, pulmonary hypertension, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, cystic fibrosis, sleep medicine, the pediatric airway and medical education. This position reports to the Sleep Program Director and Pulmonary Section Chief.
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Examples of Work Performed
• Clinical responsibilities include 6-8 half day clinics per week (sleep and general pulmonary-if a pulmonologist) at main, NOC and regional locations.
• Clinical activities include sleep interpretations, sleep scoring, attending inpatient and/or consult service, and rotation through the outpatient service
• Perform bronchoscopies, laryngoscopies
• Read PFTs.
Board certified in Pediatrics
CO Medical license or license eligible
Board-certified or board-eligible in Sleep Medicine
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Skills in pediatric pulmonary diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
• Familiarity with electronic medical record, email, and other medical technologies
• Knowledge appropriate for individuals completing a one-year Sleep Medicine Fellowship.
• Pediatric clinical assessment skills
• Board certified or Board-eligible in Pediatric Pulmonology, Neurology, ENT or other related field
• Prescriptive Authority
• Experience with either Sandman or XLTEC sleep software
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 at Employee Services.
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Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV
Application Materials Instructions:
Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 03114
When applying, applicants must include:
- A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
- A current Resume/CV
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Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20952 - SOM-PEDS Pulmonary-GenOps
Posting Date: May 17, 2016
Closing Date: Ongoing
Posting Contact Name: Jodi Naylor
Posting Contact Email:
Position Number: 00694645