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Assistant Professor-Research

University of Colorado - Denver and the Health Sciences Center

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Assistant Professor-Research - 27041 Faculty

University of Colorado | CU Denver

College of Engineering, Design and Computing, Department of Bioengineering,

Assistant Research Professor

Position #00697756 – Requisition #27041

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at

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Exemptions vary by campus location/department.

Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:
    Anschutz Campus – Accommodations may be granted for medical or religious reasons. Denver Campus - Exemptions are allowed for medical, religious, or personal reasons. Consolidated/Central Services Administration – Accommodations may be granted for medical or religious reasons.

The University of Colorado Denver 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 Bioengineering has an opening for a part-time University Research Assistant Professor position.

The University of Colorado Denver is the state's premier public urban research university and equity-serving institution. Globally connected and locally invested, CU Denver partners with future-focused learners and communities to design accessible, relevant, transformative educational experiences for every stage of life and career. Across eight schools and colleges in the heart of downtown Denver, our leading faculty inspires and works alongside students to solve complex challenges through boundary-breaking innovation and impactful research and creative work. As part of the state's largest university system, CU Denver is a major contributor to the Colorado economy, with 2,000 employees and annual economic impact of more than $800 million. For more information, visit

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a world-class medical destination at the forefront of transformative science, medicine, education and patient care. The campus encompasses the University of Colorado health professional schools, more than 60 centers and institutes, and two nationally ranked independent hospitals - UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital and Children's Hospital Colorado - that treat more than two million adult and pediatric patients each year. Innovative, interconnected and highly collaborative, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus delivers life-changing treatments, patient care and professional training and conducts world-renowned research fueled by over $650 million in research grants. For more information, visit

Posting Description:

The Department of Bioengineering is seeking to fill an Assistant Research Professor position in the field of engineering education and health disparities at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. The successful candidate will develop research projects related to establishing best practices in student recruitment, retention, and involvement in research and preparation for postgraduate studies.

Specific Position Details

Your primary responsibilities will be to serve as co-Director for the recently funded NIH R25 ESTEEMED research grant. In this role you will recruit and oversee the retention efforts of students for the R25 ESTEEMED grant. Duties will include recruitment of students from the community colleges, assigning peer and faculty mentors, organizing academic year seminar series, teaching in the honors and leadership program, and collecting assessment data.

Faculty in Bioengineering are expected to develop a well-funded research program. You are expected to fund 12 calendar months (100%) of salary through external sources such as research grants.


The salary range for this position has been established at $57,000 - $135,000. This is based on 1.0 FTE/100% full time effort. This position will pay $30,000 for 0.3 FTE.

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:

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at [email protected]​.

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, persons within the LGBTQ+ community, 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.


Minimum Requirements:

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

- PhD or MD degree in engineering or related field.

- At least 3 years of research experience beyond terminal degree
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at Refer to requisition number: 27041. Questions should be directed to [email protected]. Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References Application Materials Instructions: Required Application Materials: To apply, please visit: and attach: 1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2. A current CV/resume 3. List of five professional references (we will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references) Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process. Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Denver Department: U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS - 30214 - CEDC-Bioengineering

Schedule: Part-time

Posting Date: Aug 12, 2022

Unposting Date: Aug 17, 2022, 10:59:00 PM Position Number: 00697756

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