Assistant Professor

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Denver, CO

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Assistant Professor
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Four-Year Institution
University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Assistant Professor


* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at *

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:



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 Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Colorado School of Medicine is seeking a board certified/board eligible Orthopedic Surgeon who has an interest in a clinical practice in the area of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery. Completion of a one-year fellowship in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery is required. This position will be based in Colorado Springs. We currently have three full time Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeons on our faculty stationed in Colorado Springs, as well as five full time Advanced Practice Practitioners. The clinical practice is very busy and can easily support the addition of an additional Surgeon.

This position will work with and report to the Chair of Pediatric Orthopedics, and as needed to the Chairman of the Department, and the Department of Orthopedics Director of Finance and Administration.


Examples of Work Performed

    Obtains detailed history and performs physical examinations on assigned patients; assesses and treats acute/chronic medical problems and provides direct patient care to a specified patient population. Write prescriptions for medications, PT, OT, imaging studies, and DME as needed. Complete FMLA and other forms and school notes as needed.Providing pre-op, intra-op and post-op care; writes appropriate orders, including those for narcotics and other scheduled drugs. There will be some casting, splinting, and dressing required.Performs clinical research related to specific conditions and assist in preparation of manuscripts for publication. Assist with research training and supervision of graduate and medical students and residents. Assist with preparation of grants and project reports.
  • Practices safety, environmental, and/or infection control methods.
  • Coordinates the activities of patient care and support staff within the clinic. Work with the team to ensure smooth operation of the clinic.Writes progress notes on patients' office and hospital charts indicating patient status and treatment procedures performed; maintains other records as required.Provides health education to patients and families; may train and supervise medical students, residents, fellows, Physician Assistant students, and other health professional students, engaged in specific clinical activities.Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops.Participates (attend, give talks, help organize) in educational programs including weekly academic conference, journal club, symposia.Participates in community outreach events including giving educational talks, organizing, planning, and attendingDevelops written educational materials and treatment protocols for specific conditions and post-operative care.Preparing and giving PowerPoint and poster presentations for educational purposes at institutional, local and national meetings.Must become proficient in documentation and use of current the Electronic Medical Record, and be an available resource to other health care providers
  • Will need to take telephone, ER and hospital call coverage.
Salary and Benefits:

The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $300,000 - $400,000. 

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.

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

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.

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.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    Self-directedDetail-orientedAdaptable in a high-intensity environment. Basic science and/or clinical research skills Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Minimum Requirements
    Board certified/eligible Orthopedic SurgeonCompletion of an orthopedic surgery fellowship in pediatric orthopedicsMedical LicenseAdvanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification; certification pending, as documented by temporary certificate.CPR Certified
Preferred Qualifications
    2-to-5-years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Oct 14, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing

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