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Department of Anesthesiology 

Associate Professor or Professor (open rank) & Vice Chair of Education 

Position 00615693 – Requisition 22178

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers *

The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date.  Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at:

Anschutz: https://www.ucdenver.edu/docs/librariesprovider284/default-document-library/3000-general-admission/3012---covid-19-vaccination-requirement-and-compliance.pdf?sfvrsn=4e9df3ba_2

Exemptions vary by campus location/department.

Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:

  • Anschutz Campus – Exemptions are allowed for medical or religious reasons.
  •  Consolidated/Central Services Administration – Will follow Anschutz policy on exemptions.
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 University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a comprehensive urban research university serving more than 28,000 students in metropolitan Denver and online. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado public institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer 119 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is well known for its distinctive and highly productive research programs, its world-class health facilities at the Anschutz Medical Campus and its well-established partnerships in business, industry and government. These campuses currently have over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at our Anschutz Medical Campus, a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver. Denver is one of America’s most vibrant urban centers and the downtown campus, located just steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District, affords our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

Position Summary:

The Department of Anesthesiology is committed to promoting a balanced academic program of patient care, teaching, and scientific investigation.  The Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology will be assisted by appointed Vice Chairs to lead the Department in accomplishing its goals within the University of Colorado, the School of Medicine, and across the affiliate organizations.

In order to accomplish the Department of Anesthesiology’s Education Mission across our affiliate institutions and within the various teams/sections/divisions of the Department, the Department of Anesthesiology must have a designated leader of Education working in partnership with faculty across the entire Department and our affiliated organizations.

In this role as the Vice Chair of Education, the selected individual must maintain a full-time faculty position in the Department of Anesthesiology at the Associate Professor or Professor level. An MD or DO is required. In his or her faculty position, the individual must continue their clinical duties, which includes supervision of various trainees and learners in a clinical setting. Additionally, the faculty member is expected to maintain his or her academic productivity and scholarship activities.

Responsibilities:
The responsibilities of the Vice Chair of Education will include:

Oversight of Educational Programs

  • Continue to enhance and promote a vision for Education that encompasses undergraduate, graduate and continuing medical education, working with department leaders, program directors, faculty, learners, and administration to develop goals and strategies for success.
  • Oversee educational program outcomes within the Department of Anesthesiology and provide regular reports to the Chair.
  • Develop and implement new educational initiatives across programs. 
  • Foster and facilitate educational scholarship across the Department.
  • Assess needs, define priorities, and propose educational goals for the Department of Anesthesiology.
  • Act as a consultant to educational program directors of clerkships, residencies, and fellowships.
  • Oversee evaluations of learners and educators in planning and assessing of ongoing quality improvement.
  • Develop and maintain summative evaluation measures (dashboards) for all educational programs in conjunction with the Education Program Manager.
  • Assist with Departmental teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels.
Faculty Development

  • Manage and implement educational programs for faculty, residents, and fellows to develop knowledge and skills necessary to be effective teachers.
  • Develop a faculty mentoring program within Education.
  • Orient faculty on documenting educational productivity for dossier development.
  • Develop and maintain faculty education reward systems.
  • Identify and mentor faculty and residents interested in educational development.
  • Nominate faculty and residents as appropriate for local and national teaching awards.
  • Assist faculty with efforts in instructional design and evaluation system development at the clerkship, residency, and CME levels.   
  • Facilitate the development of faculty teaching and residents as teachers programs.
  • Provide feedback (and remediation) on teaching skills to faculty, fellows, and residents.
  • Assist in curriculum development and evaluation of conferences, simulation labs, and clinical rotations.
Educational Research

  • Mentor faculty, residents, and/or students interested in educational research.
  • Assist faculty and residents in identifying appropriate collaborators or programs to further their research interests.
  • Create and inspire an educational research group among faculty and residents that promotes scholarly productivity in anesthesia education.
  • Communicate and disseminate results of scholarly work in anesthesia education to foster the Department’s reputation in the perioperative setting.
  • Coordinate, design, and implement educational research projects related to anesthesia education.
Recruitment

  • Advise the Chair on the recruitment, evaluation, promotion, and career development of faculty as educators.
  • Provide input on the recruitment and performance assessment of central educational staff to the Education Program Manager and Academic Program Director to include the process of setting expectations for Education Staff on behalf of the Education Faculty.
Administrative

  • Chair the Department Education Committee
  • Advise the Department’s Promotions Committee
  • Serve as a liaison to SOM Offices of Medical Education and Graduate Medical Education and collaborate with other Vice Chairs of Education.
  • Be actively involved in the management and administration of T32 Grant with heavy emphasis on timely candidate selection while working closely with Research and Departmental Leadership.
The Vice Chair of Education is an at-will position that can be changed at any time based on performance of specified duties.

Key Relationships:

Supervision Received: Department of Anesthesiology Chair

Supervision Exercised: Fellowship Program Directors; Advanced Fellowship Program Directors; Residency Program Director; Medical Student Clerkship Directors; Associate Program Directors; Non-Anesthesia Learner Program Director; Simulation Medical Director; AA Program Medical Director

Forms Triad With: Academic Program Director and Education Program Manager

Other Key Relationships:

  • System: SOM Vice Chairs of Education; Office of Graduate Medical Education (GME); Office of Medical Education (OME)
  • Department: Vice Chair of Finance and Administration; Vice Chair of Research; Vice Chair of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Education; Administrative Assistant for Education; Medical Student Coordinator & Assistant to the Vice Chair of Education
  • Affiliates: DHHA & VA leadership and educators
  • Expectations:

    The Vice Chair of Education will:

    • Maintain effective working relationships and consistent communication with departmental leadership
    • Ensure consistency in decision-making for the Education Section (no one-off decisions)
    • Treat all employees fairly, equally, and with respect
    • Ensure decision-making is in alignment with Departmental mission, goals, and strategy
    • Maintain confidentiality regarding applicable financial, HR-related, and other departmental leadership discussions
    Salary and Benefits:

    The hiring salary is $290,500 (minimum for Associate Professor) - $297,500 (minimum for Professor) to start and is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience.  This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

    Salary and Benefits:

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

    Associate Professor (minimum)- $290,500

    Professor (minimum) $297,500

    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:

    Associate Professor:

    • Applicant must have an MD, DO, and/or equivalent degree(s) from an accredited institution
    • Applicants must be able to be appointed at the Associate Professor or Full Professor rank
    • A record of current education endeavors at an accredited academic institution
    Professor:

    • Applicant must have an MD, DO, and/or equivalent degree(s) from an accredited institution
    • Applicants must be able to be appointed at the Associate Professor or Full Professor rank
    • A record of current education endeavors at an accredited academic institution
    Preferred Qualifications

    Associate Professor:

    • Ability to appointed as a full Professor or five years of demonstrated education experience as an Associate Professor
    • Previous leadership experience in academic institutions
    • Working knowledge or understanding of a T32 grant
    • Experience as an ACGME Program Director
    Professor:

    • Ability to appointed as a full Professor or five years of demonstrated education experience as an Associate Professor
    • Previous leadership experience in academic institutions
    • Working knowledge or understanding of a T32 grant
    • Experience as an ACGME Program Director
    Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 



    Job Category: Faculty
    Primary Location: Aurora
    Schedule: Full-time
    Posting Date: Jul 29, 2021
    Unposting Date: Ongoing
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