Open Rank- Associate Professor/ Full Professor

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University of Colorado | CU Denver
School of Medicine | Department of Surgery
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Colorado Center for Transplantation Care, Research and Education (CCTCARE)
Surgical Director of Lung Transplantation 
Open Rank- Associate Professor/Full Professor 
Position # 00629178 – Requisition #20221
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 Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among the top institutions nationally in clinical care, education and research. Its 230-acre campus, designed to enhance collaboration and interprofessional education, hosts the College of Nursing; the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health; the Graduate School; a Health Sciences Library; and two hospitals. Strategically located contiguous to the campus are a biosciences research park and the soon-to-be-completed Veterans Hospital. CU Anschutz offers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and five first-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside faculty members who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expert clinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for research and innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards each year and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since 2002. 

Nature of Work

The Department of Surgery and the CCTCARE at the University of Colorado SOM seeks candidates for a full-time (1.0 FTE) faculty position as the Surgical Director of Lung Transplantation at an academic rank (Associate, Full Professor) commensurate with skills and experience. This opportunity represents a leadership position in one of the finest institutions in the country. Further, the program is a mature, established lung transplant program with goals of growing volume and adding new therapies such as Ex-vivo lung perfusion. He or she will be instrumental in the expansion of the lung transplant program. Applicants must have an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent degree. They must also be board certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, or the Royal College of Physicans and Surgeons of Canada as well as meeting all requirements for serving as a UNOS qualified Surgical/Primary Lung Transplant Director. Candidates with experience in building high quality and high volume programs are most desirable. The candidate will join an established group of nationally renowned physicians and surgeons  in the Pulmonary, Cardiothoracic Surgery and Transplantation programs. In addition to lung transplantation, the candidate must have expertise in the breadth of their dedicated specialty – either adult cardiac surgery or general thoracic surgery.  The candidate will be a member of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and the CCTCARE and will practice primarily at the University of Colorado Hospital.  The candidate will also provide independent clinical services for patients at other affiliated hospital sites including the Denver VAMC and National Jewish Health. The Surgical Director will be encouraged to participate in clinical research and to be actively engaged in UNOS-related activities and meetings and to contribute to ISHLT.

Examples of Work Performed

The duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

    The primary surgeon for the lung transplant program is responsible for ensuring the operation and compliance of the program according to the requirements set forth in the OPTN/UNOS Bylaws. Inpatient and outpatient surgeries, rounding, writing orders, and hospital discharge.  Outpatient duties will include patient assessment, patient education, care coordination, and disease management.  Collaboration with colleagues, hospital and clinic staff will be necessary.  The candidate will also be asked to participate in marketing and networking opportunities with referring providers.  The candidate will also be required to teach medical students, residents, and fellows, nursing staff, and other health care providers.  The candidate will also be expected to engage in scholarly activities such as clinical and basic science research resulting in journal publications and the pursuit of extramural funding.
Salary and Benefits:

Associate Professor Salary Offered or Salary Range

  • The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $275,000 - $340,000

Professor Salary Offered or Salary Range

  • The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $275,000 - $578,000

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

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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.



Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications: 

Associate Professor:

  • Candidates must possess MD or DO degree
  • Candidates must possess or be eligible for medical licensure in the state of Colorado with prescriptive privileges
  • Candidates must be board eligible/board certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  •  Full Professor:

  • Candidates must possess MD or DO degree
  • Candidates must possess or be eligible for medical licensure in the state of Colorado with prescriptive privileges
  • Candidates must be board eligible/board certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire



    Job Category: Faculty
    Primary Location: Aurora
    Schedule: Full-time
    Posting Date: Feb 18, 2021
    Unposting Date: Ongoing

     

     

     

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    Posted: 2/20/2021
    Application Due: 5/21/2021
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