Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) / Associate Professor (Tenured)

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University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

College of Nursing

Job Title: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track)/Associate Professor (Tenured)

Requisition # 15342

The CU College of Nursing is seeking two full-time faculty members at the rank for Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (tenure track/tenured) with experience in one of the following areas: Health Care Systems, Biobehavioral Science, Health Disparities, and/or Palliative Care.

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.

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.

The University of Colorado, College of Nursing has two openings for full-time faculty members at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor (track/tenured). The ideal candidate will have experience in one of the following four areas: Health Care Systems, Biobehavioral Science, Health Disparities, and/or Palliative Care.

The candidate's current and future research focus may include genetic, biological, clinical, behavioral, social, informatics and/or economic research. The successful candidate must be able to work effectively with faculty, staff, students, and community members from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Responsibilities of the Positions

  • Teaching and mentoring at both the undergraduate and graduate levels;
  • Maintaining an active research agenda;
  • Secure extramural funding;
  • Serve on departmental and university committees;
  • Demonstrate a commitment to collaborative interdisciplinary research; and
  • Work with stakeholders in the health, environmental, and social sectors.
  • Collaboration across medical campus colleges/school and with interdisciplinary research centers on campus will be expected.

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.

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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:
  • An earned doctorate in an appropriate field of science, nursing, social science, or related area;
  • A record of scholarship and experience to qualify for the rank of either Assistant Professor or Associate Professor;
    • Minimum qualifications for appointment at the rank of associate professor include an extensive and continuing body of research published in peer-reviewed scholarly journals.
  • Evidence of focused area of research;
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively teach and mentor students;
  • Demonstrated potential for obtaining funding through grants and contracts.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Collaborative research record;
  • Interest in working in multicultural settings

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

Application Materials Instructions:Applications are accepted electronically at, refer to requisition ID: 15342 When applying, applicants must include: • A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications • A current Resume/CV • 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 - 20468 - College of Nursing

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Dec 13, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Tracy Gray

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00602351





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Posted: 12/14/2018
Application Due: 2/11/2019
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