Assistant Professor, Clinical Teaching Track

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Colorado School of Public Health

Department of Environmental and Occupational Health

Assistant Professor, Clinical Teaching Track

Applications for this position will only be accepted from faculty with current appointments at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

The University of Colorado 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.

Nature of WorkThe Colorado School of Public Health (ColoradoSPH) has an opening for a full-time 12-month appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, Clinical Teaching Track, in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health. 

The Assistant Professor, Clinical Teaching Track, is committed to an academic career in the field of Total Worker Health (TWH) and Dissemination and Implementation (D&I) science and practice. The position holds qualifications to participate as a faculty member of the Department, conduct public health practice at the Center for Health, Work & Environment (CHWE), and has expertise in cross-disciplinary teaching in the areas of TWH, communication, and D&I science. For more information about the Department and the Center please see the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health and Center for Health, Work, and Environment web sites.

The Colorado School of Public Health is a collaborative endeavor involving the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus (CU Anschutz), Colorado State University (CSU), and the University of Northern Colorado (UNC). The Colorado School of Public Health is the first and only accredited school of public health in the Rocky Mountain Region, attracting top tier faculty and students from across the country, and providing vital contributions towards ensuring our region’s health and wellbeing. Collaboratively formed in 2008 by CU Denver, CSU and UNC, the Colorado School of Public Health provides training, innovative research and community service to actively address public health issues including chronic disease, access to healthcare, environmental threats, emerging infectious diseases, and costly injuries.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado, the largest academic health center in the Rocky Mountain region and one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. Currently home to 25,000 employees, more than 5,000 degree-seeking students and two nationally recognized hospitals that handle 1.7 million patient visits each year, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future, carries out a broad range of research, and cares for the state’s children, adults, and veterans. CU Anschutz features schools of medicine, pharmacy, dental medicine and public health, a college of nursing and a graduate school.

Supervision Received

Faculty will report to John L. Adgate, PhD, MSPH, Chair of the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health and Lee Newman, MD, MA, Director of the Center for Health, Work and Environment.

Supervision Exercised

The position will supervise staff, professional research assistants (PRAs) and student workers in the CWHE.

Examples of Work Performed

  • Serve as Director of Outreach and Practice in the Center for Health, Work & Environment.
  • Design, implement, and evaluate Total Worker Health public health practice-based programs.
  • Conduct state, regional, national, and international outreach activities that promote innovative practices.
  • Oversee strategic partnerships including collaborations with universities, industry, governmental agencies, and other NIOSH-funded extramural centers.
  • Conduct translation and dissemination projects.
  • Contribute to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) plan and activities for Center.
  • Develop Total Worker Health Leadership Training Programs.
  • Contribute to Total Worker Health Certificate Program.
  • Contribute to development of Total Worker Health Professional Society.
  • Engage faculty, students, and community agencies to promote and facilitate practice-based learning on workplace health, safety, and well-being.
  • Coordinate with community organizations, small businesses, policymakers, employers and employees.
  • Write and manage grants and contracts to support public health practice programs and outreach.
  • Work with donors and prospective funders on funding opportunities and program partnerships.
  • Integrate public health practice with research including writing scientific reports and peer-reviewed journal articles based on innovative public health practice.
  • Contribute to the teaching mission of the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health.
  • Direct and teach courses in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Write and assist in writing grant applications, reports and other proposals for funding of translational research and research-to-practice projects.
  • Collaborate with other faculty members on research projects through peer review, research advisory councils and writing teams. 
  • Direct PRAs and other research staff in the conduct of applied research.
  • Write and assist in writing peer-reviewed and other scholarly research publications, including participation in analysis, interpretation, writing and submission.
  • Present translational research findings at regional, national, and international professional meetings and to stakeholder groups.
  • Provide Academic Service to the Department, Center for Health, Work & Environment, School and University
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experience and/or aptitude in Environmental and Occupational Health, Total Worker Health, Public Health. 
  • Skills and abilities required to organize and direct public health practice programs.
Salary and Benefits:

The hiring rate (or budgeted rate) for this position has been established at $108,944.

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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Office of Equity:

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:

  • Doctorate of Public Health or related field
  • Demonstrated potential for public health practice leadership and clinical excellence.
  • 3 years or more experience in public health and academic settings. 
Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Ability to establish and maintain extramurally funded public health practice programs.
  • Ability to design, execute, and evaluate public health practice interventions.
  • 6 years or more experience in public health and academic settings. 
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Apr 7, 2021
Unposting Date: Apr 13, 2021, 12:59:00 AM




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Posted: 4/8/2021
Application Due: 4/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time