Instructor - Podiatrist

Aurora, CO
Jun 23, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado - School of Medicine

Instructor- Podiatrist

The Department of Orthopedics at the University of Colorado in Aurora, Colorado is seeking an experienced board certified Podiatrist with an emphasis in wound care. The University of Colorado is located on a new 2.5 billion dollar campus that combines state of the art medical facilities and basic science research. All candidates must have completed a 3-year residency, have an interest in developing a clinical practice and research endeavors, and participate in our resident/fellowship education program.

Examples of Work Performed

  • Treat bone, muscle, and joint disorders affecting the feet.
  • Treat conditions such as corns, calluses, ingrown nails, tumors, shortened tendons, bunions, cysts, and abscesses by surgical methods.
  • Treat deformities using mechanical methods, such as whirlpool or paraffin baths, and electrical methods, such as short wave and low voltage currents.
  • Educate patients about the benefits of foot care
  • Perform administrative duties such as hiring employees, ordering supplies, and keeping records.
  • Advise patients about treatments and foot care techniques necessary for prevention of future problems.
  • Correct deformities by means of plaster casts and strapping.
  • Diagnose diseases and deformities of the foot using medical histories, physical examinations, x-rays, and laboratory test results.
  • Make and fit prosthetic appliances.


Minimum Requirements

  • Podiatry Certification
  • All candidates must have completed a three year residency, be board certified, have an interest in developing a clinical practice and research endeavors, and participate in our resident/fellowship education program.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Interest in developing a clinical practice
  • Have a strong interest in total joint research
  • Experience in an academic setting

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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Special Instructions to Applicants:Review of applications will begin July 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Questions should be directed to

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Reference Letters (Not Confidential)

Application Materials Instructions:

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

When applying, applicants must include:
  1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  2. A current Resume/CV, Letters of reference (optional)
  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 - 20259 - SOM-Orthopedics

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Jun 22, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Jodi Naylor

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00715760