Assistant Professor

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DescriptionUniversity of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

Department: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation  

Job Title: Assistant Professor

Working Title: Cancer Center Rehabilitation Physiatrist

Position 00779385 – Requisition 19456

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 University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a comprehensive urban research university serving more than 28,000 students in metropolitan Denver and online. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado public institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer 119 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is well known for its distinctive and highly productive research programs, its world-class health facilities at the Anschutz Medical Campus and its well-established partnerships in business, industry and government. These campuses currently have over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at our Anschutz Medical Campus, a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver. Denver is one of America’s most vibrant urban centers and the downtown campus, located just steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District, affords our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.



Job Summary:


The University of Colorado School of Medicine’s Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation currently seeks a faculty member at the Assistant Professor level or higher to provide oncologic rehabilitation in outpatient and inpatients settings and general physiatric care.  This individual will be tasked with establishing an oncology-based rehabilitative program. The position will also educate and mentor students, residents, allied care professionals, as well as engage in cancer rehabilitation and wellness research. This position will be based at the Anschutz Medical Campus with clinical work at the University of Colorado Hospital, part of the UCHealth hospital system.  The faculty member may also perform clinical work at affiliate sites (Broomfield Hospital and Highlands Ranch Hospital). 

 Examples of work performed: Duties in this faculty position include clinical responsibilities such as assuming responsibility for patients’ quality, safety, outcomes, and satisfaction; maintaining compliance with regulatory and accreditation requirements; and fostering an environment of continuous improvement. Clinical responsibilities could include outpatient clinics, hospital-based consultative services and general inpatient services (acute inpatient rehabilitation unit).  While not required, there is also an opportunity to provide electrodiagnostic services through Rehabilitation Medicine service at the University of Colorado Hospital. Applicants will also be expected to grow the relationship between Oncology/Cancer Center and PM&R. Clinical services could also expand into several satellite hospitals and clinics in the Denver metropolitan area. Teaching responsibilities include participating in the education of Physical medicine and Rehabilitation residents, medical students, and allied care professionals. Research responsibilities include actively pursuing participation in research activities such as mentoring residents and other faculty in research endeavors.

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:

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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.

QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:
  • MD or DO
  • Board certified/board eligible in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and possess or are eligible for a Colorado State Medical License 
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience providing inpatient and outpatient care and consultation in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
  • Experience in Cancer Rehabilitative Care or completion of a Cancer Rehabilitation Fellowship.
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Oct 28, 2020
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Job No:
Posted: 10/30/2020
Application Due: 12/29/2020
Work Type: Full Time