Associate Professor

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University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabiliation

Associate Professor

Position 00781675 – Requisition 20274

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, The metropolitan area affords our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets. Moreover, the state of Colorado offers ample outdoor activities through its 42 state parks, 8 mountain ranges, and 7 national forests.

Job Summary:

The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at the University of Colorado is seeking a 0.14 FTE Associate Professor in the field of epidemiology. The incumbent will be Research Mentor who will work directly with researchers on high impact strategies for development of their work. The incumbent will collaborate with junior investigators and residents at all PM&R affiliate locations and linking them up with experienced teams and PI mentors. The Research Mentor will foster success by aiming at measurable results and funded proposals. This faculty member will also work on the ANF Narrative Expressive Writing (NEW) Program. This is a modified written exposure therapy to help frontline nurses and health care workers manage stress and promote wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic response. NEW participants write about their COVID-19 specific experiences over 5 sessions. Following each writing session, mental health professionals with training in trauma focused interventions provide structured, tailored written feedback to participants. The feedback, which incorporates techniques such as single and double-sided reflection, challenging of cognitive distortions and cognitive reframing, is designed to promote cognitive flexibility in response to stressful events.

Salary and Benefits: .

The hiring salary is $19,306. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

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

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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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:

  • PhD in psychology, biology, or related field
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in an academic clinical environment
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Part-time
Posting Date: Feb 24, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Posted: 2/26/2021
Application Due: 3/17/2021
Work Type: Full Time