Assistant Professor

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University of Colorado School of Medicine

University of Colorado Denver l Colorado Springs Network of Care site/Briargate Campus in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Department of Pediatrics - Section of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Position #748850 - Requisition #13973

*This position is located at the Colorado Springs Network of Care site/Briargate Campus in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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 Department of Pediatrics Section of Pulmonary Medicine has an opening for a full-time Assistant Professor involved in clinical, research, service and limited teaching activities at the CU Briargate Specialty Clinic for Children in Colorado Springs, CO. This position includes membership in the CU Briargate Center, a multispecialty pediatric clinic and CU School of Medicine cost center that includes faculty from multiple departments. The section of Pulmonary Medicine has 49 faculty members (which includes Sr., Jr., PhD, Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Faculty) with on-going interests in asthma, interstitial lung disease, pulmonary hypertension, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, cystic fibrosis, sleep medicine, the pediatric airway and medical education.

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 soon-to-be-completed 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.

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.

Examples of Work Performed:

This position is a 1.0 FTE and will support pulmonary clinical operations at a 1.00 CFTE at the Colorado Network of Care site/Briargate campus and the new Children's Hospital in Colorado Springs when built. Other clinical activities consist of a combination of attending inpatient, outpatient and consult service, as well as performing bronchoscopies, laryngoscopies, reading sleep studies and PFTs. Teaching and mentoring responsibilities of house staff, fellows, residents and medical students is expected, however, this may be limited by your location

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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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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Minimum Requirements:

  • MD/DO
  • Board certified in Pediatrics
  • Three years of Pediatric Pulmonology fellowship
  • One year of Sleep Fellowship Training

Preferred Requirements:
  • Boarded or Board Eligible in Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Boarded or Board Eligible in Pediatric Sleep Medicine
  • CO Medical license or CO medical license eligible
  • Prescriptive Authority
  • Experience with either Sandman or XLTEC sleep software
  • Familiarity with electronic Medical record system, email, and other medical technologies

Required Competencies:
  • Knowledge appropriate for individuals completing a three-year Pediatric Pulmonary Fellows hip.
  • Skills in pediatric pulmonary diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
  • Pediatric clinical assessment skills

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.

Special Instructions to Applicants:*Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at Required Application Materials: 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. 4. Two to three professional recommendation letters Questions should be directed to Ricky Mohon, MD at [email protected]

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, Reference Letters (Not Confidential)

Application Materials Instructions:APPLICATION DEADLINE: - Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20952 - SOM-PEDS Pulmonary-GenOps

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Nov 26, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Ricky Mohon

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00748550





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Job No:
Posted: 12/20/2018
Application Due: 2/11/2019
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