Assistant Professor/Associate Professor


University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine/Department of Pathology

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor 


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Nature of Work:

The Department of Pathology, owns and operates an anatomic pathology laboratory and two adjoining  reference laboratories focused on cytogenetics and genomics (the Colorado Genetics Laboratory, CGL) and molecular pathology (the Colorado Molecular Correlates Laboratory, CMOCO)  on the Anschutz Medical Campus.  These laboratories provide state-of-the-art laboratory medicine and genetic testing services using a broad spectrum of technologies, including conventional karyotyping, fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH), chromosomal microarray, targeted PCR, and next-generation sequencing to name a few.


The Department of Pathology is seeking a full time faculty member at the Assistant to Associate Professor Level, who is MD, DO or PhD fellowship trained and board certified or eligible faculty in molecular genetic pathology and/or laboratory genetics. The faculty will provide scientific and clinical expertise based on their training and certification, for the Colorado Genetics Laboratory (CGL) and the Colorado Molecular Correlates Laboratory (CMOCO). Candidates with strong clinical and scientific backgrounds, experience in laboratory leadership and management, extensive expertise in clinical molecular genetics, and cytogenetics preferred. Individuals with experience in academic laboratories, and those with strong communication and interpersonal skills will be favored. This position may include opportunities for clinical and translational research, test development, and educational activities.


UC Denver/Anschutz is an equal opportunity provider, thus we encourage applications from women and minority applicants as well as all other qualified individuals.


Principal activities will include testing result review and sign-out of clinical cases across a spectrum of cytogenetic and molecular pathology applications.  Board certification or board eligibility in Clinical Cytogenetics and Clinical Molecular Genetics or Molecular Pathology are required. 


Employment Expectations:

    Function as an attending physician or certified scientist, within both laboratories for the review and release of clinical genetic test results across a spectrum of testing types, including cytogenetics and molecular pathology applications.  Education of medical students, residents, fellows, and laboratory staffParticipate in performance improvement activities, quality control and proficiency testing; assist in maintaining compliance with CAP accreditation and other internal and external regulatory standards including the code of conduct.Participate in applied research and development projects directed towards unique or improved laboratory tests and servicesEngagement in translational and/or clinical researchParticipate in departmental, school, and professional committeesParticipate in clinical conferences as indicated
Salary and Benefits:

The salary range (or hiring range) has been established at: Assistant Professor - Hiring Salary Range: $130,000 to $220,000/Associate Professor  - Hiring Salary Range: $212,000 to $290,000

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.

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.

 Assistant Professor

Minimum Qualifications:

MD/DO and/or Ph.D. with appropriate Board certification:

Candidates must be board certified or board eligible for clinical activities in Molecular Pathology through American Board of Pathology (ABP) or in Laboratory Genetics and Genomics through American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG).


Preferred Qualifications: 

Prior clinical laboratory experience including laboratory and staff management.


Associate Professor

Minimum Qualifications:

MD/DO and/or Ph.D. with appropriate Board certification:

Candidates must be board certified or board eligible for clinical activities in Molecular Pathology through American Board of Pathology (ABP) or in Laboratory Genetics and Genomics through American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG) with 5 years of faculty experience at academic medical center and independent research or peer reviewed publications in Molecular Pathology commensurate with rank.

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Dec 6, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing

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