Assistant Professor

Aurora, CO
Mar 12, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado

School of Medicine

Department of Otolaryngology

Position #: 00714318

Faculty Research Position

The Department of Otolaryngology is searching for a full-time basic science research faculty member to join its growing and collaborative department. Responsibilities include developing the basic and translational sciences programs, furthering collaborations within the department and school and heightening the profile of the department's research standing on a national basis. Faculty rank will be commensurate with experience.

The Department of Otolaryngology has a diverse and growing research enterprise, with over $2.8M of external grant support awarded last year. It ranks 16th among Departments of Otolaryngology in the country for annual NIH support, with over $1.8M of annual NIH funding, including a T32. Current research areas within the department include: chemosensory transduction and signaling in tongue and airway mucosa, otitis media, role of microbiome in airway disease, hair cell regeneration, vestibular afferent signaling, blast injury in hair cells, and signaling pathways in head and neck cancer. The ideal candidate would have research interest(s) that would interface with one or more of these areas and might include inflammation sciences as they relate to diseases, immunology and microbiology of the head and neck, or related fields.


Required Qualifications

Completion of a MD or PhD from an accredited institution of education

Desired Qualifications

  • Five years of relevant research experience
  • Translational and basic science experience
  • Proven track record of funding and publications
  • Strong leadership skills to assist with growth of division
  • Proven success with obtaining external grant funding
  • Outstanding communication skills and ability to deliver presentations to the community and at national meetings

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, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 12283

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 - 20264 - SOM-Otolaryngology

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Jan 9, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Chris Brands

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00714318


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