Assistant Professor

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Denver, CO

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Health & Medical, Medicine
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado – School of Medicine

Assistant Professor or higher  (Pancreatologist) 


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Exemptions vary by campus location/department.

Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:

    Anschutz Campus – Exemptions are allowed for medical or religious reasons.Denver Campus - Exemptions are allowed for medical, religious, or personal reasons.Consolidated/Central Services Administration – Will follow Anschutz policy on exemptions.


The University of Colorado’s Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the Department of Medicine, located at the Anschutz Medical Campus, is an internationally renowned program that provides comprehensive resources for the diagnosis and therapy of diseases of the digestive tract, pancreas and liver.  The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology has faculty and staff making contributions to research, clinical trials, and nationally recognized patient care.  Gastroenterology & GI Surgery is one of the top ranked in the United States and our clinical partner, the University of Colorado Hospital, and is in the top hospitals nationwide as ranked by U.S. News and World Report. The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology is rapidly growing, with clinical practices throughout the state of Colorado and over 80 researchers, physicians and staff, all working toward its vision to prevent and treat disease while being a global model for patient care delivery, interdisciplinary research, and training. The Division of GI and Hepatology plays an integral role in the multidisciplinary care provided to patients with pancreatic disorders. This collaborative team is looking to expand the clinical services and research endeavors in the management of patients with pancreatic disorders (e.g., acute and chronic pancreatitis, genetic disorders, islet cell transplantation). 

As an important member of the clinical team, the Medical/Interventional Pancreatologist will have outpatient clinical responsibilities, including clinic consultations and endoscopic procedures, inpatient attending, and teaching duties. This individual will work closely with a multidisciplinary team that will include GI, surgery, endocrinology, nutrition, and genetic counsellors.

This position communicates appropriately and effectively with study subjects, investigators, and other team members and has outstanding customer service skills and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. Individuals with a strong research interest in pancreatic disorders are encouraged to apply.

Examples of Work Performed

    Evaluation and treatment of patients with pancreatic diseases (e.g., acute and chronic pancreatitis and associated complications, genetic disorders, pancreatic cysts). Ability to perform interventional endoscopy procedures is optionalCollaborate with our surgical colleagues in the development of a total pancreatectomy and auto islet transplantation program (TPAIT).
Participate in citizen requirements of division and section including, but not limited to:Teaching GI fellows and interventional endoscopy fellows.Teaching GI fellow continuity clinic.Presenting at GI grand rounds.This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.

Salary and Benefits

The salary range (or hiring range) has been established at 300,000k to 450,000K.

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.

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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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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.


Minimum Requirements

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire

    A medical degree from an accredited institution.Board certification in Internal MedicineBoard certified in Gastroenterology1 year of interventional endoscopy fellowship or advanced training in pancreatologyMust have, or be eligible to obtain, an active State of Colorado medical licenseMust have an active DEA license on or before hire dateMust have a record of scholarship, teaching, and service sufficient to be appointed as an assistant professor or higher at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Preferred Qualifications

    1-3 year(s) of post fellowship experienceExperience working in an academic medical centerExperience with a TPAIT programExperience with teaching fellows

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Jan 21, 2022
Unposting Date: Ongoing

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