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Assistant Professor - ILD

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

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Assistant Professor - ILD - 27737 Faculty

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Department: Medicine – Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care

Job Title: Assistant Professor

Position #: 00657644 – Requisition #: 27737

Job Summary:
The Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine is seeking a qualified candidate for an Assistant Professor position within the ILD clinic in the Comprehensive Lung and Breathing Program. Candidates should be board certified or board eligible in Pulmonary Sciences & Critical Care Medicine and eligible for licensure in the State of Colorado. The candidate's primary responsibility will be to provide care for patients with interstitial lung disease in the ambulatory setting. There are also opportunities to participate in clinical and translational research within the clinic setting. Furthermore, there are additional clinical opportunities based on the applicants' interests, including coverage of the Pulmonary Consult Service, the Medical ICU, and the Pulmonary Transplant service. Applicants should be enthusiastic about teaching medical and graduate students, serving as research mentors in graduate and postdoctoral training programs in pulmonary sciences and critical care medicine, and becoming active members of Pulmonary Sciences & Critical Care Medicine, which fosters collaboration between basic, translational, and clinical researchers.
Key Responsibilities:
    Evaluate and manage patients with interstitial lung disease and autoimmune lung disease. This includes obtaining a thorough history and physical exam, ordering appropriate testing, enacting a treatment plan, and counseling patients regarding their condition and prognosis. Provide monitoring and continuity of care, including management of immunosuppression and other high-risk medications, in collaboration with other providers including APPs. Participate in clinic sponsored educational opportunities. Enrollment and follow-up of patients in clinical trials, where appropriate Maintain competency and enhance professional growth and development through continuing education, conferences, and seminars. Attend mandatory training.

Clinical responsibilities will include outpatient ILD clinic and the potential for attending on one of the inpatient services (e.g., Medical Intensive Care Unit, inpatient Pulmonary Consultation service or inpatient lung transplant service).

Why Join Us:

About the Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine

Thank you for your interest in the Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Colorado! Our over 140 faculty are located across four sites: the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, National Jewish Health, Denver Health, and the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System.

We are very proud of our long and illustrious history. Many seminal discoveries in pulmonary and critical care medicine occurred here in Denver, including advances in tuberculosis, interstitial lung disease, airway disease, cancer, and critical care. Many of our former trainees have taken leadership roles in academic medicine, including Division and Department Chairs, Deans, and American Thoracic Society Presidents.

However, we do not rest on our laurels! We continue to enhance all aspects of our division and training program, and as a result, we have seen tremendous and sustained growth. The clinical practice sites have built new hospitals, and there are multiple new research buildings across the campuses. We have been fortunate to recruit tremendous new faculty members while retaining many of our former trainees.

About the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
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
Why work for the University?

We have AMAZING Benefits and offer exceptional amounts of holiday, vacation, and sick leave!

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.

The Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine strives to create a welcoming and inclusive environment, engage with diverse perspectives through a growth mindset, and maximize the success and inclusion of all trainees, staff, and faculty. We are committed to creating a healthy work environment that values and promotes the well-being of our trainees, staff, and faculty. Though we are a large division, we are continuously fostering our supportive community that values diversity and inclusion.


Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Candidates must have an MD/DO degree, must have successfully completed a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care, and be board certified or board eligible.

Conditions of Employment:

This is an essential services position. The incumbent is required to respond after hours during emergencies and report to work for regular assigned shifts during emergency campus closures.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    Excellence in clinical medicine and teaching. Ability to collaborate with principal and co-investigators on a variety of projects in the area of improving the Care of ILD and Pulmonary Diseases. Opportunities to lead clinical trials or other leadership opportunities can be pursued within the ILD team. Opportunities to pursue scholarly work is also possible.

How to Apply:

For full consideration, please submit the following document(s):

1. A letter of interest describing relevant job experiences as they relate to listed job qualifications and interest in the position

2. Curriculum vitae / Resume

3. 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: Christina Moldenhauer at

Screening of Applications Begins:

This is an ongoing search for multiple positions/ranks and screening will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled.

Anticipated Pay Range:

The starting salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established as HIRING RANGE:

$210,000 to $250,000 (for full-time equivalent).

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. 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.

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:

CU Anschutz strongly encourages vaccination against the COVID-19 virus and other vaccine preventable diseases. If you work, visit, or volunteer in healthcare facilities or clinics operated by our affiliated hospital or clinical partners or by CU Anschutz, you will be required to comply with the vaccination and medical surveillance policies of the facilities or clinics where you work, visit, or volunteer, respectively. In addition, if you work in certain research areas or perform certain safety sensitive job duties, you must enroll in the occupational health medical surveillance program.
Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora Department: U0001 -- Anschutz Med Campus or Denver - 20219 - SOM-MED-PUL GENERAL OPERATIONS

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Sep 6, 2023

Unposting Date: Ongoing Posting Contact Name: Christina Moldenhauer Posting Contact Email: Position Number: 00657644

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