Asst Professor

Job description

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Anschutz Medical Campus

Department of Pediatrics, Section of Allergy and Immunology

Assistant Professor

Position #740588 - Requisition #11627

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 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.

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Nature of Work

The Section of Allergy & Immunology of the Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Pediatric Allergist/Immunologist to provide oversight and medical management of children with allergic and immunologic diseases in both inpatient and outpatient settings, and to participate in the education of students and residents in accordance with the mission of the University of Colorado School of Medicine's Department of Pediatrics.

Professional Field

Pediatric Allergy & Immunology

Examples of Work Performed
The candidate will provide oversight and care of patients with asthma, food allergy, allergic rhinitis and conjunctivitis, atopic dermatitis, drug allergy, animal dander sensitivity, insect sting allergy, urticaria, angioedema, anaphylaxis, and immunodeficiencies in inpatient and outpatient settings. This will include oversight of food challenges, drug challenges, and providing allergen immunotherapy. These services will be performed at the main campus of Children's Hospital Colorado and at Network of Care locations. The candidate will participate in call coverage for the Allergy & Immunology Section, including inpatient consultations. The candidate will also participate in the teaching of fellows and residents assigned to her/his clinic and service rotations.

Minimum Requirements

  • Successful completion of a pediatric residency and an Allergy and Immunology Fellowship.
  • Recognized as Board Certified/Eligible by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology.
  • State of Colorado Medical license and DEA license must be obtained on or before the hire date.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • The candidate should have the knowledge and ability to provide expert oversight and medical management of children with complex allergic disease who often have other significant medical issues.
  • Excellent communication skills and teaching ability is also required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in the evaluation and management of patients with food allergy, including performing food challenges
  • Experience with clinical research and patient management of emerging food allergy immunotherapies is preferred
  • Experience in the evaluation and management of patients with eosinophilic GI disease is also preferred
  • Experience in performing drug challenges
  • Experience in prescribing and administering subcutaneous allergen immunotherapy
  • Experience in teaching medical students and residents

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will 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 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.

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:APPLICATION DEADLINE: 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.

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

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 11627

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 - 20976 - SOM-PEDS Allergy-Immun-GenOps

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Nov 3, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Ebony Jones

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00740588





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Posted: 10/31/2018
Application Due: 12/30/2018
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