Assistant or Associate Professor (Open-Rank)

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University of Colorado – School of Medicine,Department of Pathology

Assistant Professor or Associate Professor -Dermatopathology

The University of ColoradoDenver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitmentto creating an inclusive learning and working environment.  We value theability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diversebackgrounds.

TheUniversity of Colorado Denver | CU Anschutz is a branch of the University ofColorado focused on human health and the health care professions. We are apublic research University that awards nearly 4,000 degrees each year.  CU Anschutz is located on a sprawling 230 acrecampus immediately Northeast of Denver, CO. It provides one of the newest education, research and patient carefacilities in the world. Intertwined in the academic footprint are three worldclass in and outpatient health care facilities, including: the University ofColorado Hospital, the Children's Hospital of Colorado, and the VA EasternColorado Healthcare System Hospital. Our strategic alignment of research,patient care and educational effort fosters scientific development, advances inpatient care and unique educational opportunities.  

TheDepartment of Pathology is distinguished for its over 100 year history ofseminal scientific discoveries, educational and clinical accomplishments.  We employ nearly 100 diverse, subspecialtyfocused faculty from basic scientists to clinical scholars and educators. Aprimary site of practice is our not for profit quaternary care hospital andoutpatient facilities known as the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH). It isthe #1 hospital in Colorado designated by US News and World Report year afteryear. UCH is the major academic hospital of the UC Health System, which isaffiliated with hospitals and outpatient centers across the State of Coloradoand beyond. Women’s' Health is a special focus of many departments within theUniversity of Colorado School of Medicine, including the Department ofPathology. The multidisciplinary gynecologic cancer team at UCH includesinternationally recognized subspecialists who provide highly integrated care tooptimize patient outcomes. We seek to recruit a fellowship trained subspecialistin gynecologic pathology, who also has demonstrated expertise in generalsurgical pathology as well as breast pathology, to support our ever growing andimportant subspecialty anatomic pathology practice based at UCH and focused onWomen's Health. Candidates with two anatomic pathology fellowships and/oracademic experience in practice are particularly encouraged to apply.

Nature of Work:

The idealcandidate must be board certified by the American Board of Pathology. Primaryarea of clinical responsibility will be dermatopathology (~2/3). Approximately1/3 of clinical responsibilities will need to be more general, and may include:frozen sections in rotation with other faculty, other subspecialty areas ofsurgical pathology (likely to be gynecologic pathology) and autopsypathology.   A minority of time willrequire you to practice in areas of surgical pathology other thandermatopathology as described above. Individuals with practice experience in anacademic center and scholarly accomplishments, as well as those with additionalfellowship training in anatomic pathology are preferred. The successfulcandidate should be eligible for an academic rank from Assistant to AssociateProfessor. Evidence of an ability to work well within a multidisciplinary team,provide one on one as well as case based learning to residents and fellowsfocused on outstanding patient care and evidence based medicine is sought.Individuals should be up to date in board certification by the American Boardof Pathology, must be able to obtain a full unrestricted medical license in theState of Colorado, and credentialing through CU Medicine and UCH.

Therecruit will share sign-out responsibilities with others pathology and at leastone other area of surgical pathology, as well as frozen sections and weekendcall. If the candidate is more experienced and demonstrates strongorganizational and communication skills, he or she may be offered a leadershipposition in this subspecialty area in the near term. Directors of subspecialty areasreport directly to the Co-Directors of Surgical Pathology, play a major role incoordinating multispecialty care, and coordinate gynecological pathologyefforts within the department.

The APpractice at UCH that is owned and operated, both technical and professional, bythe Department of Pathology.  We place astrong emphasis on professionalism, team practice, and lifelong learning, thuswe expect contributions from all faculty to our practice, educational andacademic teaching missions. This position is expected in the regular, tenureeligible track. Thus, academic scholarship will be an important component ofthe position. An independent research effort, with external grant funding, isnot required. Opportunities for advancement and participation in research willbe abundant.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary willbe commensurate with skills and experience, and be benchmarked against currentAAMC data. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package.Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is locatedat Employee Services.

TheUniversity of Colorado is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environmentfor our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving thatgoal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The Immigration Reformand Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility bedocumented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons withdisabilities

Yourtotal compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University ofColorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributionsthat add to your bottom line.



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Diversityand Equity:

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The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. Department of Pathology faculty are ~50% women, with half of our faculty at all academic levels including full professors with tenure as well as our trainees being women. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans.


Minimum Qualifications:

The successful candidate must be board certified in Pathology and preferred to have completed at least one pathology fellowship. Training/expertise in other areas of surgical pathology and independent experience as an attending pathologist is desirable.

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Mar 20, 2019
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Posted: 3/28/2019
Application Due: 11/27/2019
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