Professor (Open Rank) | General Neurologist

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University of Colorado Denver

Department of Neurology

Assistant, Associate, or Professor (Open Rank)

Posting # 21561

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 Department of Neurology at the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus is seeking to recruit dynamic candidates to expand its clinical and basic science research programs within several of our sub-specialties. Faculty rank is determined based on knowledge and experience will have the opportunity for academic promotion, which is determined on criteria of demonstrated excellence in the areas of education, research, clinical care, and community service. We are seeking individuals who are collaborative, communicative, caring, detail oriented, organized, proactive, able to think critically, focused on quality, dedicated to personal growth, and highly motivated.

The position is located at the University of Colorado - Anschutz Medical Campus. Hours will be dependent on business need (i.e., patient volume, schedules, research study needs). We are the premier research university in Colorado, serving more than 30,000 undergraduate, graduate and health professions students in Denver, Aurora and online and awarding nearly 4,000 degrees each year. The renowned researchers and award-winning faculty offer more than 100-degree programs through 13 colleges and schools. In the 2017-2018 fiscal year, the University’s School of Medicine was awarded more than $516.2 million in research grants and contracts. The Anschutz Medical Campus includes over 5 million square feet of research, educational and clinical space on 227 acres.


The Department of Neurology has sub-specialties in the areas of Epilepsy, Movement Disorders, Behavioral Neurology, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Neuro-Virology, Palliative Care, Neuromuscular Medicine, Consultative Neurology, Headache, Neuro-Immunology/Multiple Sclerosis, Neurohospitalist/Vascular, Neuro-Oncology, and Sleep/Medicine

Job Responsibilities:

The duties in this faculty position will include teaching, research and service responsibilities. The overall determination of research and clinical activities and allocation of time and effort will be subject to the determination of the Section Head.

Clinical duties may include responsibilities at the faculty-level for in-patient / out-patient services as well as consultations, and emergency consultation of the Neurology Department. While on service, obligations will include supervision of medical students, residents, and some fellows, supervision of patient procedures, and teaching of the house-staff as well as students.

Teaching activities including attending neurology services, leading teaching conferences and training medical students, residents, and fellows.

Administrative responsibilities will include data entry into hospital systems, development of critical pathways, committee work and projects aimed at improving the specialty and department mission. It is assumed the bulk of this non-clinical time will be spent working toward the production of scholarship activities. Attendance at meetings and educational events of the department and specialty programs is expected. Other duties may be assigned as need arises.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range for this position has been established at :

Assistant Professor – $160,000 – $225,000

Associate Professor- $187,000 - $242,000

Professor – $210,000 - $300,000

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.

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.

Required Qualifications:

Assistant Professor

    MD degreeApplicants must be Board Certified or eligible to be board certified before start dateA State of Colorado medical license and DEA license must be obtained on or before hire date
Associate Professor

    MD degreeApplicants must be Board Certified or eligible to be board certified before start dateA State of Colorado medical license and DEA license must be obtained on or before hire date

    MD degreeApplicants must be Board Certified or eligible to be board certified before start dateA State of Colorado medical license and DEA license must be obtained on or before hire date

Preferred Qualifications:

    Completed fellowship training in a Neurological specialtyA record of previous or current research funding is highly desirableAdditional board certifications eligibility


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work independently and within diverse team structures
  • Patient Privacy rights and patient safety as well as excellent patient rapport
  • A positive, motivated, engaged, and caring attitude
  • Empathetic to patients with chronic illnesses
  • Great attention to detail and quality
  • Ability to work with colleagues and patients in a confidential and professional manner
  • Practices and follows good documentation processes
  • Dedication to professional development and life-long learning
  • Ability to be adaptable, flexible, and to think on your feet
  • Experience with web-based tracking systems and Microsoft Office suite (e.g., Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access)
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 

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




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Posted: 6/5/2021
Application Due: 9/3/2021
Work Type: Full Time