Assistant Professor - Neuro Oncology

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Denver, CO

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University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Section Hematology, Oncology, Bone Marrow Transplant-Cellular Therapeutics

Assistant Professor - Neuro Oncology

Position #00688195– Requisition #20226

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The University of Colorado 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 Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology, Oncology, Bone Marrow Transplant-Cellular Therapeuticshas an opening for a full-time Assistant Professor - Neuro Oncology position.

Nature of Work:

  • The successful candidate will work with other attending physicians, physician-scientists, and scientists in Pediatric Neuro-Oncology.  In this role, the successful candidate will supervise advance practice providers, fellows, and residents in organizing each day’s inpatient rounds, procedures, and family conferences, develop clinical/translational and basic science research projects that advance the academic, teaching and clinical missions of the School of Medicine. This is primarily a clinically-based faculty position but considerations for dedicated time for clinical or translational research will be considered based on the candidate’s experience and funding. You will have 100% of your time spent as a faculty member practicing Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplant-Cellular Therapeutics (Heme/Onc/BMT-CT) independently in the clinical setting.
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Position Emphasis:

Clinical Job Responsibilities

  • Approximately 8-10 weeks/year coverage as the attending physician responsible for oversight of the Oncology clinical services.  Effort allocation may be adjusted based on patient and staffing volumes, additional grant funding to decrease clinical workload and similar adjustments;
  • Shared holiday and weekend call with other Heme/Onc/BMT-CT faculty members.  Current allocation is approximately 5-6 weekends and holidays per year, and may be adjusted based on patient and staffing volumes, status of grant funding to increase or decrease clinical workload and similar adjustments as appropriate;
  • Provide care in the pediatric oncology outpatient clinics at Children's Hospital Colorado in the Neuro-Oncology setting.  This may also include occasional clinic coverage at the South Campus (Highlands Ranch) site. 
  • Provide coverage in the Heme/Onc/BMT-CT Procedure Clinic approximately 10-12 half-days per year, shared with other faculty providers;
  • Clinical time is assigned according to the Department of Pediatrics.  Current calculations for a full-time workload  to equal approximately 8 half-days per week (32 hours) for a 1.0 cFTE) of outpatient clinical work. 
PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring rate (or budgeted rate) for this position has been established at $155,000.

The above salary rate represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the rate at the time of posting.

This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic;
  • Successful completion of an American Board of Pediatrics Accredited Fellowship in pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Board eligible in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology;
  • Successful completion of American Board of Pediatrics certification in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology within 3 years of completion of terminal fellowship year;
  • Active or ability to attain and continuously maintain an unrestricted Colorado state medical license and DEA certification;
  • Compliance with and continuous certification for maintenance of certification and on-going training and education requirements;
  • U.S. citizen or the equivalent.
Conditions of Employment:

  • Must successfully pass a drug test through Children’s Hospital Colorado;
  • Must be willing and able to pass a national criminal background check;
  • Continuous Maintenance of Board Certification(s) is required after employment; 
  • Must meet all Children’s Hospital Colorado credentialing requirements and continuous active medical staff privileging status including benchmarks for timely completion of medical records and billing, continuous compliance with institutional training, education, and quality and process improvement requirements;
  • Must maintain a current Colorado State Medical License and DEA certification.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completion of Pediatric Neuro Oncology Fellowship;
  • Evidence of successful clinical accomplishments appropriate to stage of career;
  • Training and experience in caring for patients on clinical research trials including the use of investigational agents.

  • Ability to independently care for and manage complex Pediatric Heme/Onc/BMT-CT patients in an academic setting;
  • High customer service skills, team-based patient care, professionalism, and ability to meet productivity targets are expected;
  • Ability to lead clinical teams and share in collaboration with multi-disciplinary teamwork in an academic medical environment.
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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