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University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Section of Nutrition

Full Professor

Position #00611010– Requisition #21603

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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 Nutrition has an opening for a full-time Full Professor position.

Nature of Work:

    The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is one of the nation’s premier academic pediatric programs. Its clinical and educational programs are consistently rated among the top 10 nationally by US News and World Report. The Department is seeking an accomplished scientist to further expand and complement its program of extramurally funded basic, translational, clinical and outcomes research in Nutrition Science and Public Health. This position is full-time (40h/week) Full Professor appointment. This position is a tenure-track faculty position. Duties will include independent research, teaching, scholarly activities, and service responsibilities.
The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

Position Emphasis:

    Major Research duties (100%): The Full Professor will plan, perform, and analyze research data related to community-based studies related to health promotion, obesity prevention and micronutrient deficiencies.  As a Senior Principal Investigator, the position is expected to take a leadership role in planning scientific activities, keep abreast of and share the pertinent scientific Nutrition literature, participate in research meetings, conferences, and Section training activities. The Full Professor will be afforded both time and resources to promote collaborative studies and develop new techniques. As a 100% full-time research position, academic output is expected to include abstracts for presentation at national meeting per year, publication of peer reviewed articles and manuscripts, and the development and maintenance of an extramurally funded (NIH or equivalent) program of research. 
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 range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $185,000 to $200,000.

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 (or hiring 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.

The 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 investigations for all prospective employees.

Minimum Qualifications:

    Doctor of Philosophy with focused area of emphasis in nutrition science and public health outcomes.Demonstrated 5-10 years of progressive basic, translational, clinical and/or outcome-based research experience with a track record of extramural funding and peer reviewed publication.
Conditions of Employment:

    Must successfully pass a drug test through Children’s Hospital ColoradoMust be willing and able to pass a national criminal background check
Preferred Qualifications:

    Proficiency in study designs, ability to create and present the hypothesis Demonstrable evidence in the ability to develop hypothesis driven research in translational and/or clinical sciences related to public healthExperience with teaching nutrition and translational research training at graduate and post-graduate level Leadership experience in community-based trials Leadership of collaborative research teams

    Experience principles of Nutrition, including public health nutrition, global health, maternal and infant nutrition, and public health and food insecurityProficiency in study designs, ability to create and present the hypothesis Experience with surveillance and intervention trials involving nutrition (including micronutrients) assessment, dietary assessments, food systems in domestic and international settingsAbility to obtain peer-reviewed extramural funding

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




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Job No:
Posted: 6/9/2021
Application Due: 6/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time