Assistant Professor - Plastic Surgery - Transgender Surgical

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University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine, Department of Surgery - Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Assistant Professor - Plastic Surgery - Transgender Surgical

Position #00756126

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

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.

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.

Position Emphasis:

Department of Surgery at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in conjunction with the University of Colorado Hospital is recruiting a residency trained Plastic Surgeon to join the Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. Candidates must have completed an ACGME accredited Plastic Surgery residency program and be certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. The position will primarily focus on complete transgender surgical care and will involve care of patients at the University of Colorado Hospital and its affiliates. This is a faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The candidate must also demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills.

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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Diversity and Equity:

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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.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Medical Degree from an accredited school of medicine
  • Board Certification in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Demonstrated proficiency in plastic & reconstructive clinical, education and research efforts
  • Demonstrated experience in gender reassignment surgical techniques
  • Current license to practice as a physician in the state of Colorado with prescriptive privileges

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Successful completion of a transgender surgical fellowship
  • Clinical or basic science research experience

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment

Special Instructions to Applicants:Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at Review of applications will begin 11/1/2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

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

Application Materials Instructions:To apply, please visit: and attach: 1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2. A current CV/resume 3. List of three to five professional references (we will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references)

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20328 - SOM-SRG-RS PLAS Clinical

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Nov 1, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Mandy Whitton

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00756126





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Posted: 11/2/2018
Application Due: 1/1/2019
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