Open Rank: Assistant Professor or Associate Professor

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UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO DENVER | ANSCHUTZ MEDICAL CAMPUS

Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases

Assistant or Associate ProfessorHospital epidemiologist and Infection Prevention and Control Physician-Scientist

Position Number: 00786234

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.

Nature of Work:

The Division of Infectious Diseases (ID) is recruiting a faculty member at the University of Colorado School of Medicine (Anschutz Medical Campus) for the role of Hospital epidemiologist and Infection Prevention and Control Physician-Scientist. This physician will have primary duties in clinical infectious diseases at University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) with special interest and experience in Infection Prevention and Control (IP) and hospital epidemiology. Responsibilities will include inpatient and outpatient infectious diseases consultative services, active involvement in ID Division and UCH IP activities and programs, participation in division educational activities, development of quality improvement and research projects.

Applicants must have completed an accredited Infectious Diseases fellowship and be ABIM board eligible or board certified in Infectious Diseases. Training/experience in hospital epidemiology and infection prevention and control are beneficial.  Applicants will ideally have demonstrated aptitude for scholarly achievement. Applicants with experience in hospital epidemiology and/or an MPH in addition to MD/DO are welcome. Experience in basic, translational or clinical research in Infectious Diseases is also welcome as we seek to expand research activities around IP.

Examples of Work Performed:

Duties and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Infectious Disease Clinical Attending, inpatient and outpatient
  2. Analyzing data through qualitative and quantitative methods to drive process improvement and for publication.
  3. Publish high quality papers.
  4. Apply for grant funding.
  5. Serve on IP committees and administrative units, attend administrative and organizational meetings.
  6. Identify and investigate clusters or outbreaks of infection.
  7. Identify and analyze surgical and device-associated infections.
  8. Develop evidence-based interventions to prevent healthcare-associated infections.
  9. Evaluate methods and technologies to reduce transmission of pathogens.
  10. Develop appropriate infection prevention policies and procedures.
  11. Oversee performance of Infection prevention staff.
  12. Develop educational programs related to infection prevention  for hospital staff, faculty and trainees. 
  13. Advise senior leadership on issues related to reduction of infection risks and regulatory requirements.
Competencies:

  • Infectious disease practice with focus on hospital epidemiology and IP
  • Collegiality
  • Ability to liaison well with UCH infection preventionists, clinical and operational leadership
Salary and Benefits:

The estimated salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at: 

 Assistant Professors $164,000 to $220,000

Associate Professors $185,000 - $250,000 for  depending on stage of career.

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.

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.

Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.

Total Compensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation

Diversity and Equity:

Please contact [email protected] for information on disability accommodations

Office of Equity: https://www1.ucdenver.edu/offices/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.

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.



Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:

Assistant Professor

  • MD or MD-PhD
  • Completion of ID fellowship at accredited program with board eligibility 
Associate Professor

  • MD or MD-PhD
  • Completion of ID fellowship at accredited program with board eligibility
Preferred Qualifications

 Assistant Professor

  • Hospital epidemiology experience
  • Demonstrated publication record (appropriate for stage of career)
  • Potential for extramural funding
Associate Professor

  • Hospital epidemiology experience
  • Demonstrated publication record (appropriate for stage of career)
  • Potential for extramural funding
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 



Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Jul 23, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing

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