University of Colorado School of Medicine
Chief, Section of Genetics
Genetics/Department of Pediatrics/School of Medicine
The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Genetics is seeking applications for the position of Chief, Section of Genetics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, CO. Appointment will be at the Associate Professor or Professor level, as appropriate. The successful candidate will lead the diverse activities of the Section, which includes an accomplished group of researchers studying a wide array of genetic disorders, a large and comprehensive clinical group, and operates full-service biochemical and molecular clinical genetics laboratories. In addition, the successful candidate will provide leadership in building outstanding independent research programs in the area of medical genetics or genomics. Applicants must have a strong record of accomplishment in biomedical research, current NIH or other extramural funding, and a demonstrated commitment to education of medical and graduate students, fellows, and residents.
The University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus is a comprehensive urban research university serving more than 28,000 students in metropolitan Denver and online. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado public institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer 119 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus is well known for its distinctive and highly productive research programs, its world-class health facilities at the Anschutz Medical Campus and its well-established partnerships in business, industry and government. These campuses currently have over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at our Anschutz Medical Campus, a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver. Denver is one of America's most vibrant urban centers and the downtown campus, located just steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District, affords our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.
The Section is located on the all-new Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, CO. The Anschutz Campus includes the University of Colorado School of Medicine educational and research facilities, Children's Hospital, and the University of Colorado Hospital, as well as Graduate School biomedical training programs, the Colorado School of Public Health, the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, the School of Dentistry, and the College of Nursing. The successful candidate is expected to lead the diverse activities of the Section, and to lead and build outstanding independent research programs in the area of medical genetics or genomics. Applicants must have a strong record of accomplishment in biomedical research, current NIH or other extramural funding, and a demonstrated commitment to education of medical and graduate students, fellows, and residents. M.D. appointees may be engaged in clinical care.
The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among the top institutions nationally in clinical care, education and research. Its 230-acre campus, designed to enhance collaboration and interprofessional education, hosts the College of Nursing; the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health; the Graduate School; a Health Sciences Library; and two hospitals. Strategically located contiguous to the campus are a biosciences research park and the soon-to-be-completed Veterans Hospital. CU Anschutz offers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and five first-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside faculty members who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expert clinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for research and innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards each year and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since 2002.
A national leader in health care and life sciences, CU Anschutz is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado and the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Located in Aurora, Colo., it is one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. With six schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future by blending education, research and clinical care all in one place. This strategic collaboration among diverse health care fields allows knowledge to travel directly from the research bench to the patient's bedside. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Strong record of accomplishment in biomedical research, and a demonstrated commitment to education of medical and graduate students, fellows and residents.
MD and/or PhD, Associate Professor or Professor level, active research career with current US grant funding
Previous leadership experience, previous experience building a research program in the area of medical genetics or genomics, and previous teaching/mentoring experience.
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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The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. 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.
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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: 06527
When applying, applicants must include:
- A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
- A current Resume/CV
Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact. Questions should be directed to Richard Spritz, MD at Richard.email@example.com
Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20873 - SOM-PEDS Stolinsky GenOps
Posting Date: Aug 24, 2016
Closing Date: Ongoing
Posting Contact Name: Richard Spritz, MD
Posting Contact Email: Richard.firstname.lastname@example.org
Position Number: 00606199