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Assistant Professor- Residency Associate Program Director-DEI

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Denver, CO
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University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

School Medicine, Department of Pediatrics – Section of General Pediatrics

Residency Associate Program Director (DEI)/Assistant Professor - Clinical

Position #616211– Requisition #21635


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 School of Medicine – Department of Pediatrics has an opening for a part-time (0.30 FTE) Clinical Assistant Professor to serve in the capacity of Residency Associate Program Director for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for its nationally ranked Pediatric Residency Program.  The main goal of this position is to develop and implement policies and practices designed to enhance and promote a diverse and inclusive culture throughout the Department’s educational training programs.

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

This person will represent the DOP across the University, School of Medicine, and Children’s Hospital Colorado stakeholders to positively impact diversity, equity, and inclusion across the full spectrum of our educational programs. This position will provide strategic vision and leadership for diversity, equity, and inclusion across the department for the development, implementation, and evaluation of policies and programs that enhance the educational and training programs in alignment with the departmental mission and hospital goals. 

Professional Field

Social and Behavioral Sciences, Medicine or Mental Health

Supervision Received

This person will receive direction from and report to the Residency Program Director

Supervision Exercised

This position will provide performance evaluation input for the residency program administrative support staff and mentorship for junior faculty engaged in work with the DOP Diversity Committee.

Examples of Work Performed

    Develop and implement strategic initiatives to advance diversity, equity and inclusion opportunities within the Pediatric Residency Program and Fellowship training programs.Inform and work closely with the residency and fellowship program search committees, residency and fellowship program directors, and divisional leadership to develop, implement, and manage initiatives that enhance the recruitment, retention, and success of trainees with emphasis on opportunities for underrepresented groups.Strategically work with DOP and educational program leadership to foster an environment where all feel welcome and included.         Promote organizational and interdisciplinary collaboration among SOM and CHCO educational programs that will enhance diversity awareness and education.Serve as a results-oriented catalyst for change across the sections within the department, inspiring colleagues to achieve new levels of ownership, expertise, and confidence in the principles of diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism.Provide leadership oversight for the residency program sub-committee on diversity, equity and inclusion and participate in working groups to integrate diversity, inclusion, and equity best practices in the department.Serve as a DOP faculty representative on University / SOM on select Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion education committees.Act as resource for organizing diversity, equity and inclusion trainings and forums to promote diversity, equity inclusion throughout the department. (e.g. cultural and linguistic competency, Unconscious Bias, Inclusive leadership, Intercultural communication, anti-racism training, culture and identity, historical trauma, microaggressions).
Salary and Benefits:

The hiring rate (or budgeted rate) for this position has been established at $72,000.

The above salary rate represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the rate at the time of posting.

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.

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:

Please contact [email protected] for information on disability accommodations

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 Requirements

MD, DOBe eligible for or currently hold a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of MedicineAt least one year of experience in resident educationPreferred Qualifications

Experience with promoting a collaborative climate that recognizes, celebrates and supports diversity and inclusion.Demonstrated ability to be a spokesperson and advocate when representing the CU School of Medicine at the local, state and national level.Strong program development skills with creativity and confidence to launch new programs.Competencies

Willingness and ability to provide mentoring to junior faculty, staff, and fellows.Excellent organizational and time management skills.Strong public speaking skills.Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orallyAbility to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.Outstanding customer service skills.Condition of Employment

    Must successfully pass a drug test through Children’s Hospital ColoradoMust be willing and able to pass a national criminal background check
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Part-time
Posting Date: Jun 10, 2021
Unposting Date: Jun 15, 2021, 11:59:00 PM
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