Assistant Professor

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DescriptionUniversity of Colorado | CU Denver School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology Assistant Professor Position # 00779015 – Requisition #19411* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at *The University of Colorado Denver 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 Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology has an opening for a 2/8 or 25% of a full-time 1.0 FTE position Assistant Professor.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

Position Description:

Specific job responsibilities, some of which are to be carried out collaboratively with UCH and UCSOM leadership, include accountability for the following:

    Development of clinical/translational projects in GU cancers and geriatrics/survivorship, in partnership with other investigators in the division as well as consortia members (such as CSU and/or CU Boulder) in the University of Colorado Cancer Center.  It is our goal to have you develop a project for submission for NIH K23 or ASCO career development awards (CDA), as well as other grant mechanisms.Direct patient care consisting of 2 half-day clinics per week; including supervision of nurse practitioners, medical oncology fellows, residents, and medical students.  You will serve as inpatient attending on the inpatient oncology service for 4 weeks per year; due to your experience at the VA Eastern Colorado Healthcare System (ECHCS), and their acute clinical needs, you may do your inpatient service at the VA.Participation in, and leadership of, Phase I/II clinical trials and inter-institutional Phase III trials.Participation in GU and divisional clinical meetings.Participation in, and oversight of, translational research studies; preparation and submission of original research manuscripts; application for independent research funding for clinical studies.Mentoring medical oncology fellows, post-doctoral fellows, residents, and medical students.
  • Participate in all Divisional activities including COMIRB certification and participation.  Each faculty member in the Division of Medical Oncology serves periodic 2-year terms in which attendance at 18 COMIRB meetings over 2 years is expected; and/or (nonsimultaneous) participation in the PRMS for the cancer center.
  • Maintain accurate, legible, and confidential records using the hospital-wide EPIC system
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.University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus 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 checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

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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:Please click here for information on disability accommodations: 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.

QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:

  • Licensed MD or DO from accredited Institution in U.S., or equivalent, if a non-U.S. graduate, must complete ECFMG certification & be qualified to obtain a temporary CO Medical license.
  • Eligible to be credentialed by the institutional processes established for oversight for advanced professional medical practice.
  • Board certified in Oncology &/or Hematology
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Part-time
Posting Date: Oct 23, 2020
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Posted: 10/24/2020
Application Due: 11/6/2020
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