Asst Professor

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University of Colorado School of Medicine

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus

Department of Pediatrics - Section of Emergency Medicine

Assistant Professor

Position # [755842] - Requisition # [15232]

The University of Colorado Denver | 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.

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 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.

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.

Job Summary:

Clinical Faculty of the University of Colorado School of Medicine work in the Children's Hospital Colorado (CHCO) Network of Care (NOC) and provide medical care to acutely ill and injured infants, children and adolescents in our 24/7 and afterhours network of Emergency and Urgent Care facilities. In this role, they perform history and physical examinations to define and execute appropriate workup that leads to diagnosis, treatment and disposition. Work in this setting will require technical and procedural skills and provision of procedural sedation and may require pediatric resuscitation and advanced life support (see skills below). In addition, Clinical Faculty members are involved with institutional quality and patient safety improvement and development of clinical care guidelines that aim to provide consistent, quality care throughout our institution and are core members of the clinical Pediatric teaching staff for University of Colorado School of Medicine.

Examples of Work Performed:

Provision of pediatric emergency care in the Children's Hospital Colorado Emergency Department as well as possibility one or more of the satellite emergency departments and urgent care sites.

Teaching of house staff and medical students, referring facilities and physicians, transport teams, families and the broader community.

Participation in and support of the clinical research activities of the Section of Emergency Medicine.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates may 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 negotiable 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 Employee Services.

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 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.


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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

  • MD or DO degree, board certification in Pediatrics.
  • Board certification/eligibility in Pediatric Emergency Medicine or Emergency Medicine
  • Completion of fellowship training in Emergency Ultrasound.
  • At least 2 years of clinical program development, research, and education
  • Experience with pediatric population; pediatric emergency medicine, critical care or urgent care exposure ideal.
  • Completion of fellowship training in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Experience with pediatric patient population; pediatric emergency, ultrasound, critical care or urgent care exposure required.

Preferred Qualifications

Proven administrative and leadership ability.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work night and weekend shifts.
  • Outstanding clinical skills
  • Ability to handle fast paced acute care environment
  • Demonstrated professionalism and teamwork mentality
  • Strong interpersonal skills with effective communication styles to work with our diverse patient population

Special Instructions to Applicants:When applying at, applicants must include: 1. A cover letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2. A current CV or resume 3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and email addresses for three 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. Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.

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

Application Materials Instructions:*Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is closed. Applications will be accepted until the position is closed, but full consideration will be given to complete applications received by the closing date. Those who do not apply by the closing date may or may not be considered.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20989 - SOM-PEDS Emergency-GenOps

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Dec 3, 2018

Closing Date: Dec 8, 2018, 11:59:00 PM

Position Number: 00755842





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Posted: 12/4/2018
Application Due: 12/9/2018
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