Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor (Tenure Eligible)

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DescriptionUniversity of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

College of Nursing, Office of Research and Scholarship

Job Title: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor

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 CU College of Nursing is seeking three full-time faculty members in one of the following four areas; Health Care Systems, Biobehavioral Science, Health Disparities, and Palliative Care. Rank and potential award of tenure will depend on the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

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 Summary:

The University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus College of Nursing is seeking two full-time faculty members (tenure eligible) in one of the following four areas; Health Care Systems, Biobehavioral Science, Health Disparities, and Palliative Care. Rank and potential award of tenure will depend on the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

The candidate’s current and future research focus may include genomics, caring science, pediatrics, women’s health, biological, clinical, behavioral, social, informatics and/or economic research. The successful candidate must be able to work effectively with faculty, staff, students, and community members from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Responsibilities of the Position

  • Teach and mentor at both the undergraduate and graduate levels;
  • Maintain an active research agenda;
  • Secure extramural funding;
  • Serve on departmental and university committees;
  • Demonstrate a commitment to collaborative inter-professional research; and
  • Work with stakeholders in the health, environmental, and social sectors.
  • Collaborate with the medical campus colleges/school with appropriate inter-professional research centers.

This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.

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.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

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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Office of Equity:

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:

    An earned doctorate in an appropriate field of science, nursing, social science, or related area;A record of scholarship and experience to qualify for the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor in a tenure eligible position; Minimum qualifications for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor include an extensive and continuing body of research published in peer-reviewed scholarly journalsMinimum qualifications for appointment at the rank of Professor include a proven track record of extramural funding, substantial scholarship in peer reviewed journals, national recognition for program of research, and leadership in professional organizations.
Evidence of focused area of research;Demonstrated ability to effectively teach and mentor students; andDemonstrated potential for obtaining funding through grants and contracts.  

Preferred Qualifications:

    Experience working on an academic medical campus.Master’s in Nursing from an accredited institution.Collaborative research record.Completion of Post-Doctorate by time of hire.
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.


    Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion. Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills

    Job Category: Faculty
    Primary Location: Aurora
    Schedule: Full-time
    Posting Date: Dec 29, 2020
    Unposting Date: Ongoing




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    Job No:
    Posted: 12/30/2020
    Application Due: 2/28/2021
    Work Type: Full Time