Assistant Professor to Associate Professor – Surgical Oncology/Melanoma

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University ofColorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

School ofMedicine, Department of Surgery - Division of Surgical Oncology

AssistantProfessor to Associate Professor – Surgical Oncology/Melanoma

Position #00761620

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.

The University ofColorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research universityserving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year,including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Coloradoinstitution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty andrenowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programsthrough 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million inresearch awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-relatedprograms and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significantnumber of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver,our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver—one of America’s mostvibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center forPerforming Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staffaccess to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational andcultural outlets.


A national leaderin health care and life sciences, CU Anschutz is the only comprehensiveacademic health sciences center in Colorado and the largest in the RockyMountain region. Located in Aurora, Colo., it is one of the newest education,research and patient care facilities in the world. With six schools andcolleges, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future byblending education, research and clinical care all in one place. This strategiccollaboration among diverse health care fields allows knowledge to traveldirectly from the research bench to the patient’s bedside. ReadCU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

Nature of Work

The position isresponsible for the full spectrum of surgical oncology diseases with anemphasis on Melanoma.  Will participate in medical student, residentand fellow education as well as research and scholarly activity commensuratewith qualifications.    

Professional Field


Examples of WorkPerformed

  • All aspects of melanoma/surgical oncology surgery
  • Education of students, residents and fellows
  • Development of a melanoma focused research program
  • Scholarly activities related to surgical oncology and melanoma
  • Scope of work will span both the Anschutz Medical Campus and affiliatedsatellite practices

 Requirements for Health Insurance Portability andAccountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Research 

  • Treatment,Payment or Health Care Operations

  • Dutiesother than Research, Treatment, Payment or Health Care Operations

 Requirements for Hazardous Materials Handling orExposure

  • HazardousChemicals: Yes

  • RadioactiveMaterials/Ionizing Radiation: Yes

  • InfectiousMaterials/Human Blood or Bodily: Yes

Salary and Benefits:

Salary iscommensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers afull benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, includingeligibility, is located at Employee Services.

The Universityof Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment forour faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, weconduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The ImmigrationReform and 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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TheUniversity of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed torecruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrativestaff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect,communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnicminorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University ofColorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Minimum Requirements

  • MD/DO
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology (or equivalent) Fellowship
  • CO Medical license or license eligible

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior clinical and research experience in the evaluation and treatment melanoma patients

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Clinical expertise in the full spectrum of surgical oncology diseases

  • Surgical research program development in melanoma
  • Successful background in research and scholarly activities

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: May 7, 2019
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Posted: 5/9/2019
Application Due: 7/8/2019
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