Open Rank: Instructor, Assistant Professor, or Associate Professor - Neurohospitalist

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University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Section of Neurology Neurohospitalist

Open Rank: Instructor, Assistant Professor, or Associate Professor 

Position #00691875 – Requisition #20163

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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 Neurology has an opening for a full-time Open Rank: Instructor, Assistant Professor, or Associate Professor - Neurohospitalist position. 

Nature of Work:

  • This position will provide clinical care for patients with general neurological disorders, primarily in the inpatient service. The position will include clinical, research, service and teaching. Clinical responsibilities include participation in the outpatient general neurology clinic, 18-24 weeks of inpatient service to divided between neurocritical care and general neurology.
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Position Emphasis:

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

  • Inpatient evaluation of children with Neurological Disorders, including a maximum of 10 weekends and 48 weeknights of call per year (no more than 24 weeks of combined inpatient service). There may be requests to provide weekend coverage of South Campus.
  • Outpatient evaluations of children (3 one half day clinic per week when not on inpatient service). These clinics will occur at Children's Hospital of Colorado Main Campus, and may include hospital follow-up clinics, urgent access clinics. The specific type and location of clinic sessions may vary based on the Section's needs, including participation in quarterly regional satellite clinics.
  • On-going follow-up care both in clinic and by phone, for neurology patients.
  • Participation in the inpatient service initiatives.
  • Collaboration of patient care with staff neurologists as appropriate.
  • Teaching clinical care concepts to NP's, PA's, Residents and RNs.
  • Your duties in this faculty position will include teaching, clinical, scholarly and service responsibilities.
PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary ranges (or hiring ranges) for this position has been established at:

  • Instructor: $160,000 to $180,000
  • Assistant Professor: $165,000 to $190,000
  • Associate Professor: $205,000 to $215,000
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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic
  • Board Eligibility in Neurology with a Special Competence in Child Neurology
  • Training in critical care preferred but not required
  • DEA certificate
  • Ability to obtain CO medical license
  • Instructor
  • 0-3 years of clinical experience (after training completed)
  • Assistant Professor
  • 0-6 years of clinical experience, interest in pursuing academic promotion
  • Associate Professor
  • 6 or more years of clinical experience
  • Prior experience with program development, teaching or research
  • Examples of scholarship
  • 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
    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Board Certified in Neurology with a Special Competence in Child Neurology
    • Current DEA
    • Training in Neuro-critical care

    • Willing to collaborate with the medical team to provide the highest quality of care to patients and their families.
    • Ability to diagnose and treat patients with neurological diagnoses.
    • Knowledge and desire to specialize in inpatient diagnoses and treatment.
    Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 

    Job Category: Faculty
    Primary Location: Aurora
    Schedule: Full-time
    Posting Date: Mar 3, 2021
    Unposting Date: Ongoing




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    Job No:
    Posted: 3/5/2021
    Application Due: 3/24/2021
    Work Type: Full Time