Associate Professor

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Job Description: Assistant or Associate Professor

Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes

Position # 00644438 Job Posting # 06168


Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes at the University of Colorado Denver is seeking a board certified or board eligible full-time Pediatric Endocrinologist at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. This position requires enthusiasm and vision for outstanding research and clinical care in type 1 diabetes. An NIDDK K12 supported position for junior faculty interested in type 1 diabetes research is available. This position offers recent Pediatric Endocrine fellowship graduates desiring a career in academic pediatric endocrinology the opportunity to work in one of the premier diabetes centers in the country within a mentored career development award with NIH funded protected time including funding toward research/training expenses. The award is designed to provide the 2-3 years of time a new investigator will need to develop into an investigator who is prepared to write a successful NIH or JDRF individual mentored award, or an independent research award for applicants with greater research experience. Clinical work is also part of this position and is designed to maintain and expand the clinical expertise developed within the applicant's endocrine fellowship.

The Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes (BDC) is the largest diabetes institute in the world specializing in type 1 diabetes research and care for children and adults. Over 200 clinicians, clinical researchers, basic biomedical scientists and supporting staff work at the BDC to find the most effective treatment, prevention, and cure for type 1 diabetes. The Center provides state-of-the-art diabetes care to over 7,000 children and adults with diabetes as well as inpatient care at the Children's Hospital Colorado. The dedicated Children's Diabetes Foundation has generously supported the BDC mission, since 1977.


  • Duties and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
  • A commitment to an academic career in type 1 diabetes research, clinical care and service.
  • Creativity and independent vision to build new programs.
  • Providing outpatient and inpatient clinical care for children and adolescents with diabetes.
  • Participation in ongoing research projects and competing for new research grants.
  • Participation in student, resident, and fellow education, and mentoring of junior faculty as applicable

  • This position reports to Prof. Robert Slover, Director, BDC Division of Pediatric Diabetes.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: M.D.
  • Certification/Licensure: Certified with the American Board of Pediatrics Sub-Board in Endocrinology. Licensed by the state of Colorado and for clinical privileges at Colorado Children's Hospital; obtainable upon hire offer.
  • US citizenship or permanent residency status

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work cooperatively and congenially within a diverse research and clinical environment
  • Leadership skills and vision for enhancing the clinical and research mission of the Center
  • Applicants at the Assistant Professor level will have demonstrated exceptional skills in their pediatric endocrinology fellowship research program and in junior faculty experience.
  • Applicants at the Associate Professor level will possess at least 6 years of demonstrated excellence in research, teaching, and clinical care in pediatric endocrinology with a strong record of scholarly activity and peer reviewed publications.

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 University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. 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.

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

Application Materials Instructions:

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 06168

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 - 20061 - SOM-Barbara Davis Center

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Aug 1, 2016

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Allison Reeds

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00644438





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Posted: 12/17/2018
Application Due: 2/11/2019
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