Open Rank- Assistant/ Associate Professor

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University of Colorado – School of Medicine
Open Rank

Assistant Professor- Associate Professor
Position number: 00781366

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 public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver—one of America’s most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets 

A national leader in health care and life sciences, CU Anschutz is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado and the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Located in Aurora, Colo., it is one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. With six schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future by blending education, research and clinical care all in one place. This strategic collaboration among diverse health care fields allows knowledge to travel directly from the research bench to the patient’s bedside. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.  

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 Pathology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Anschutz Medical Campus, is seeking a full time board-certified or board-eligible neuropathologist at the Assistant to Associate Professor level for an academically-oriented position based at the University of Colorado Hospital (a quaternary adult care facility). Responsibilities will include clinical service, teaching, and applied research (independent funding not required).  Clinical responsibilities include surgical neuropathology, medical autopsy neuropathology, frozen section neuropathology and eye pathology, in rotation with 1.3 FTE other neuropathologists. This case mix is comprised of approximately 1,500 surgical cases and 300 autopsy cases, and does not include neuromuscular biopsies.  The candidate is expected to lead medical autopsy neuropathology including the teaching of residents, as well as our eye pathology service. Teaching of medical students and fellows from other subspecialties including neurosurgery, neurology, neuroradiology, and pediatric pathology who rotate on a one-month basis will also be required and shared with other attending neuropathologists.  Persons with a broad interest in all aspects of neuropathology and enthusiasm for teaching are especially encouraged to apply, although those focused on brain tumors, eye pathology, medical autopsy neuropathology and/or neurodegenerative disorders are also desirable.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range for this position has been established at:

Assistant Professor: $130,000-220,000.

Associate Professor: $212,000-290,000.

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.

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:

Assistant Professor:

MD or MD/PhD Board certified in anatomic pathology and neuropathology. Associate Professor:

    MD or MD/PhD board certified in anatomic pathology and neuropathology.5 years of faculty experience at academic medical center Independent research or peer reviewed publications in neuropathology commensurate with rank. Candidates who have independent research effort will be considered as long as they have transferable research funding from external sources and the department has available resources including space and start up at the time of recruitment.
Preferred Qualifications: 

    Experience in academic position preferred.Additional subspecialty areas with or without board certification preferred. Experience in both adult and pediatric neuropathology, nerve and muscle pathology, eye pathology, medical autopsy pathology preferred. Candidates who have independent research effort will be considered as long as they have transferable research funding from external sources.Persons with a broad interest in all aspects of neuropathology and enthusiasm for teaching are especially encouraged to apply, although those focused on brain tumors, eye pathology, and medical autopsy neuropathology and/or neurodegenerative disorders
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Mar 8, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Posted: 3/9/2021
Application Due: 6/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time