Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (Assistant/Associate Professor in Tenure or Non-Tenure Track)

Aurora, CO
Jun 10, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

College of Nursing, Office of Academic Programs

Job Title: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Assistant or Associate Professor, Tenure Track or Non-Tenure Track

Position #00680975 - Requisition 09881

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at *

College of Nursing has an opening for a full-time Faculty position for a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, Tenure or Non-Tenure Track.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver-one of America's most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

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.

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.

The University of Colorado, College of Nursing has an opening for a full-time Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) at the rank of either Assistant or Associate Professor, Tenure Track or Non-Tenure Track. Rank and Track will be determined based on experience and qualifications. The successful candidate will have recent pediatric experience and a track record of excellence in academic teaching. Responsibilities include participation in the teaching, practice, and service mission of the College of Nursing and the University of Colorado. Demonstration of academic leadership such as curricular/program development is preferred. A total of 20% of the position will be devoted to clinical practice as an advanced practice nurse. Within the College of Nursing, service and scholarship to the University and the College are an expectation of all faculty members.

General Faculty Duties:
  • Devotes 20% to clinical practice as an APRN in order to maintain certification requirements and to assist with preceptorship or remediation and evaluation of advanced practice students.
  • Accepts teaching assignments within the College of Nursing as determined by Assistant/Associate Dean.
  • Participates in course, curricular and program revisions / development
  • Engages in an active program of publication and scholarship

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Must be able to proficiently perform within a system designed to implement integrated, inter-professional models of care delivery and evaluation of student outcomes.
  • Strong collaborative nature
  • Highly organized skill set
  • Student and patient centered

Application Deadline:

Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at

Review of applications will begin 06/15/2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

Required Application Materials:

To apply, please visit: and attach:
  1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  2. A current CV/resume
  3. List of three to five professional references (we will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references)
  4. Additional Attachments

Questions should be directed to Tracy Gray,

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.

The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

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.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • National certification as a pediatric nurse practitioner
  • Doctorate degree such as DNP or PhD
  • Master's degree in the PNP option.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience as a PNP
  • Must be eligible for and maintain advanced practice, national certification, as well as meet state licensing requirements for advanced practice as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and have/be eligible to gain prescriptive authority in Colorado.
  • Demonstrated expertise in the PNP Specialty option.
  • Record of scholarship.
  • Demonstrated record of academic teaching experience.
  • Eligible for Colorado State APRN license, in good standing
  • Qualified for rank of Assistant / Associate Professor, Tenure Track or Non-Tenure Track

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstration of academic leadership such as curricular/program development

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

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 9881

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 - 20468 - College of Nursing

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Sep 12, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Tracy Gray

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00680975


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