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Assistant Professor Associate Program Director

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

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Assistant Professor – Associate Program Director - 29593 Faculty

Department: Pediatrics, Section of Child Health Associate/Physician Assistant Program

Job Title: Assistant Professor

Working Title: Associate Program Director

Position #00808196 – Requisition #29593

Job Summary:

The Associate Program Director of the Child Health Associate/Physician Assistant Program plays a pivotal role in the leadership, strategy and direction of a nationally-ranked PA program. This position assists in analyzing the curriculum, mentoring junior faculty and participating in various strategic projects. The Assistant Program Director will report to and assist the Program Director with the general organization, administration, fiscal management, continuous review, and analysis, planning, and development of the PA Program.

Key Responsibilities:
    Serve as course director for courses within the Program. Participate in programmatic decisions and standards, including accreditation compliance and requirements, didactic evaluation, and student policies. Evaluate curriculum reports and assessments to provide direction to the Program Director. Oversight of processes related to all clinical curriculum functions, including advising the clinical team. Serve as liaison to campus partners regarding student issues and participate in campus student affairs meetings. Act as direct supervisor to junior faculty and prepare yearly performance evaluations. Exercise authority in the absence of the Program Director.

Why Join Us:

The University of Colorado Physician Assistant Program (CHA/PA) is a nationally recognized program for the quality of its educational program as well as the accomplishments of its faculty, staff, students, and graduates. The program focuses on an innovative learning environment to educate socially conscious physician assistants dedicated to the holistic care of diverse and underserved patient populations across the lifespan with an emphasis on primary care and expanded training in pediatrics. CHA/PA believes that diversity is a value that is central to its mission. The program is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, staff, and faculty.

The PA Program has gained national recognition for its curriculum in primary care medicine. The Program confers a Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS). In accordance with the mission of the program, the curriculum provides comprehensive physician assistant education in primary care medicine with expanded training in pediatrics and the need for service to disadvantaged, at risk and medically underserved populations. There are specialized tracks with exciting opportunities for interdisciplinary education and clinical experiences, integrating students with others in the School of Medicine and across the campus with similar interests.

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, tuition benefits, ECO pass, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays and more. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

Diversity and Equity:

The University of Colorado 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.


Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.
    Five years of full-time faculty experience in a PA program within the past 10 years. Five years of full-time clinical experience. Master's degree. Graduate of an accredited PA program. Current NCCPA certification.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Clinical experience with patients in a primary care setting.
  • Ten years of clinical experience.
  • Experience providing supervision and feedback.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Demonstrated ability to formulate and articulate policies, procedures, expectations, and strategic outcomes.
  • Professional and academic achievement.
  • Knowledge of subject matter and curricular design.
  • Knowledge of learning theory and experience applying the knowledge of instructional design.
  • High level conceptual thinking to participate in design, development, review, and evaluation of course materials.
  • Propensity for optimism and self-motivated.
  • Ability to turn strategies into action steps and complete tasks from start to finish.
  • Solution-driven, creative thinker.
  • Exceptional relationship-building, communication, and presentation skills, with ability to connect with various groups across the organization.
  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.
  • Able to exercise tact and diplomacy in a variety of situations.
  • Able to function in a fast-paced, multi-tasking and often-changing environment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.

How to Apply:

For full consideration, please submit the following document(s):
    A letter of interest describing relevant job experiences as they relate to listed job qualifications and interest in the position Curriculum vitae / Resume Five professional references including name, address, phone number (mobile number if appropriate), and email address

Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at

Questions should be directed to: Danielle Thompson,

Screening of Applications Begins:

Screening begins immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Pay Range:

The starting hiring range for this position has been established at $115,000 to $130,000.

The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation unless it is non-exempt.

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.

Perks & Benefits:

Total Compensation Calculator:

ADA Statement:

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​.

Background Check Statement:

The University of Colorado 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.

Vaccination Statement:

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:


Unit-Specific Exemptions:
    Anschutz Campus – Accommodations may be granted for medical or religious reasons.

The University of Colorado 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.

Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora Department: U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS - 20878 - SOM-PEDS CHA/PA Program

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Apr 11, 2023

Unposting Date: Ongoing Position Number: 00808196

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