Asst Professor-Research

Job description

University of Colorado - School of Medicine

Assistant Professor - Research

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.

Research Faculty of Radiology (at the Assistant Professor level) specializing in pediatric MRI and MRA. The post-holder will report to the Director of the Pediatric Advanced Imaging Lab.

The full-time faculty member will play an integral role in supporting the newly established pediatric radiology research program and Advanced Imaging Lab, located at Children's Hospital, Colorado, on the Anschutz Medical Campus and the University of Colorado School of Medicine. The successful candidate will be expected to work with the Director to develop and grow a nationally funded, and internationally recognized, research imaging program focused on advanced pediatric imaging. As research faculty in the Advanced Imaging Lab, the responsibilities will include the research and development of new imaging methods and novel analysis strategies for pediatric imaging, including cardiac and vascular imaging. In this role, it is expected that the incumbent will serve as an integral part of the Advanced Imaging Lab's interdisciplinary research team.

This includes responsibilities associated with the following:

1) supporting the mission of The Advanced Imaging Lab

2) developing and maintaining an independent research portfolio

3) facilitating/collaborating with other investigators' research at CHCO.

This position will participate in the preparation of grant applications in support of the Lab's research program and be expected to apply to for independent funding, particularly those opportunities available for early stage investigators.

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.

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 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.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.


Total Compensation Calculator:

Diversity and Equity:

Please click here for information on disability accommodations:

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.


Required Qualifications:

  • PhD In Physics, Biomedical or Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or appropriate field.
  • At least 3 years post-doctoral experience in imaging techniques, including structural and/or functional imaging methods applied to fetal brain, cardiac, or placenta.
  • Experience with pulse sequence programming.
  • Established track record of publications in leading peer-reviewed scientific journals.
  • Experience with grant applications
  • Experience with grants management, IRB procedures, and research group leadership.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with pulse sequence programming environment.
  • Teaching / mentorship experience.
  • Successful record of federal (e.g., NIH, CIHR, MRC), industrial, or private charity research funding.
  • Past leadership roles in scientific bodies (e.g., ISMRM, SCMR, SPR).

Special Instructions to Applicants:Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to complete applications received by 2/1/2019.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Statement of Research Philosophy, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Application Materials Instructions:When applying at, applicants must include: 1) A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2) A current CV/resume 3) Statement of Research Philosophy 4) Statement of Teaching Philosophy 5) List of 5 References

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20295 - SOM-Radiology

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Nov 2, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Karen Kimes

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00756011





Diversity Profile: University



View more

Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

Arrow pointing right
Job No:
Posted: 11/3/2018
Application Due: 1/2/2019
Work Type: