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University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

SOM/Department of Medicine-Division of Pulmonary Sciences & Critical Care Medicine

Medical Director-Lung Transplant Program

Position #682062 - Requisition 04674

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 University of Colorado's Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine (PSCCM) and the Comprehensive Lung and Breathing Program (CLB) at University Hospital is seeking a dynamic, fellowship-trained and board certified transplant pulmonologist to lead our lung transplant program. The successful applicant would be able to work with a comprehensive team including surgeons, coordinators, APPs, pharmacists, respiratory therapists and social workers. This position will be at the Associate or Full Professor rank with the Unviersity and serve as Medical Director of the Lung Transplant Program. This physician will have the opportunity to expand our nationally leading program as volumes are expected to continue to increase substantially over the next several years. We are the only lung transplant program in our designated service area.

The University of Colorado School Of Medicine is an excellent choice for the candidate who is seeking a career in a world-class academic medical center. We are 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.

Examples of Work Performed-

All phases of lung transplantation including review of patient referrals, pretransplant initial visits and transplant evaluation, directing the recipient, selection meeting, perioperative critical care management of new lung transplant recipients and management of the lung transplant service. Candidate will also take primary donor call and will be responsible for helping to train organ procurement coordinators and assisting the OPO with lung donor policies and management protocols.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • MD
  • Board Certified or Board eligible
  • Fellowship training in Pulmonary Transplantation
Desired Qualifications:
  • Five (5) years' experience post fellowship
  • UNOS eligibility or certification
  • Leadership experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Leadership experience in Lung Transplantation
  • Excellent communication skills to interface with learners, faculty, healthcare teams, administrators, community organizations and donors
  • Knowledge of UNOS regulations and site visits

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 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.

Special Instructions to Applicants:REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: 1) A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. 2) A current resume/CV. 3) List of 3 - 5 professional references.

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.

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

Application Materials Instructions:APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20219 - SOM-MED-Pulmonary Disease

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Jan 8, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Rebecca Propes

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00618562





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Posted: 3/10/2018
Application Due: 5/9/2018
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