Asstistant Professor

Job description

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Anschutz Medical Campus

Assistant Professor

Department of Pediatrics, Section of Developmental Pediatrics

Position #694016 - Requisition #12197

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.

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 inter-professional 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.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding.

Job Summary:

The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Developmental Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine is seeking a full-time faculty member at the Assistant Professor level. Applicants should be board certified in Pediatrics and board eligible or certified in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics (DBP) or Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (NDD). We have a busy clinical practice, an ACGME accredited DBP fellowship program, and opportunities for collaborative and independent research. Applicants should have a strong commitment to education and clinical care. The applicant also is encouraged to have an area of scholarly interest.

Examples of Work Performed:

  • Maintain full time clinical effort (1.0 cFTE).
  • This includes provision of direct clinical care to children with a wide array of developmental and behavioral problems, and provision of psychopharmacological management of attention and other behavior problems.
  • Outpatient clinics will be a mix of interdisciplinary clinics and individual consultations and follow-up visits at Children's Hospital Colorado main campus if Aurora, Colorado and potentially Denver metro area Network of Care sites.

Developmental Pediatrics' clinical program is located primarily at Children's Hospital Colorado on the Anshutz Medical campus, as well as providing clinical services at multiple Network of Care sites. We provide interdisciplinary developmental assessment and management of children and youth with a wide array of developmental and behavioral problems. We are one of ten sites for the DBP Training Grant funded by HRSA/MCHB, one of 14 DBPNet sites, and associated with a Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) program. We are part of the Neuroscience Institute at Children's Hospital Colorado, which also includes Child Neurology and Neurosurgery. We also work closely with Child Psychiatry, Genetics, Rehabilitation Medicine, and Special Care Clinic, with ample collaborative opportunities.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates may be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring salary for this position is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus 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 Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. 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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Minimum Requirements:

  • MD or DO
  • Board certified in Pediatrics
  • Board certified or board eligible in Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics or Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Condition of Employment:

  • Must successfully pass a drug test through Children's Hospital Colorado
  • Must be willing and able to pass a national criminal and sex offender background check

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Preferred knowledge, skill and abilities include:
  • Ability to perform well as a team member, as well as function independently.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge and experience of interdisciplinary assessment and management of developmental and behavioral problems, and special health care needs, of children from infancy through adolescence.
  • He/she should be invested in the education and career development of others.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of accredited DBP or NDD training programs.
  • Experience working in interdisciplinary developmental assessment teams.
  • Ability to provide psychopharmacological management of attention and other behavioral problems.

Special Instructions to Applicants:*Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at

Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for an interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references. Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.

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

Application Materials Instructions:APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 1, 2018 - Applications will be accepted until the position is closed, and full consideration will be given to complete applications received before the position is closed. Those applicants who do not apply before the position is closed, may or may not be considered. Required Application Materials: When applying at, applicants must include: 1. A cover letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2. A current CV or resume 3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and email addresses for three professional references. Questions should be directed to [email protected]

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 21457 - SOM-PEDS Developmental Peds

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Jan 19, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Alex Homkes

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00694016





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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 4/29/2018
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