Assistant Professor-Clinical

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University of Colorado – School of Medicine

Assistant 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 University of Colorado School of Medicine is seeking a co-director for the allied health professions track for the interprofessional Master of Science and Certificate in Palliative Care programs.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  1. Provide leadership as a co-director for Allied Health Professions Track working closely with the Director and other Co-Directors to facilitate administrative, operations, and marketing to ensure program success.
  2. Develop and teach curricular content as relates to social work assessment and support for patients with serious and life-limiting illness and their families. 
  3. Direct Allied Health Professions track and oversee the curriculum development of the allied health faculty, including ethics, psychology, social work, and spiritual care.
  4. Functions as co-course director of 6 courses each year. This includes updating syllabus, reviewing all content, evaluating faculty and students, completing final grading.
  5. Mentoring students throughout the program.
Salary and Benefits:

The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $15,000 to $16,640 for a .20 FTE.

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.

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

    Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field
Preferred Qualifications

    Colorado license for social work, licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), social work advance practice certifications in palliative care and hospice (ACHP-SW and APHSW-C)Minimum of 2 years’ experience developing curriculum and teaching graduate social work course, course direction experience and current experience working in palliative care. 
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Part-time
Posting Date: Feb 26, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Posted: 2/28/2021
Application Due: 3/24/2021
Work Type: Full Time