Open Rank – Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor - 31928 Faculty Description University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Department: Medicine, Division: Health Care Policy and Research Job Title:
Open Rank – Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor Position # 00669485 – Requisition #: 31928
The Division of Health Care Policy and Research at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus invites applications for a faculty (MD/DO, PhD, or equivalent) position with formal training in economics, health economics, health policy, health services research, or related fields to further enhance the Division's research portfolio in health care access, outcomes, disparities, financing, patient safety, and quality. Expertise in one or more of the following areas is desired: patient safety, quality of care, health disparities, quality of care, learning health systems, Medicaid and Medicare policy research, economic evaluation methods, health care data science, and/or value-based care/insurance models.
The mission of the Division of Health Care Policy and Research (HCPR) is to design and conduct health services research, policy analyses, and evaluations of innovations, programs, and policies that increase the value of health care services from multiple perspectives. HCPR faculty members investigate how dissemination, implementation (as well as de-implementation when appropriate), and sustainability of innovations in health care services, payment models, quality improvement, quality measurement approaches, and delivery system structures influence individual and population-level outcomes, health disparities, and value throughout our healthcare system. In addition to grant funded projects, HCPR actively pursues contract funding from federal and state government agencies.
The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary team of researchers leading and contributing to innovative projects that focus on:
Medicare and Medicaid policies and regulations. Clinical and system interventions aimed at improving health system performance, quality and value, including long-term and post-acute care services (e.g., nursing home, home health, and transitional care), hospice, and palliative care. Health outcomes research. Health insurance benefit design. Improving patient safety in all settings. Reducing health care disparities.
This is a research-intensive faculty appointment. The successful candidate will conduct rigorous, externally funded research that contributes to the Division's mission through contributions to currently funded programs, pursuing funding in new promising areas, and developing collaborative relationships across the Anschutz Medical Campus, as well as with external partners. In collaboration with other HCPR faculty, the successful candidate will have access to a robust data environment that includes a campus-wide clinical data warehouse, a statewide all-payer claims database, regional electronic health data networks, and access to restricted state and federal data sources.
Specific responsibilities include:
Developing and submitting proposals to obtain extramural funding for research. Participating in collaborative, team science research projects, including serving as a co-investigator. Publishing manuscripts in top peer-reviewed journals. Disseminating research through multiple venues. Providing mentorship and consultation for faculty, fellows, and graduate students. Contributing to Division strategic planning and serving on Division committees as a faculty representative. Work Location:
This role is eligible for a hybrid schedule of 2-3 days per week on campus and as needed for in-person meetings.
Why Join Us:
HCPR enjoys extensive and successful collaborations with numerous academic and clinical units across the Anschutz Medical Campus. In addition to collaborations with other Divisions in the Department of Medicine and other School of Medicine Departments, HCPR faculty are actively engaged with the Adult and Child Center for Outcomes Research and Delivery Science (ACCORDS), the Eugene S. Farley Jr. Health Policy Center, the Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado Health, Children's Hospital Colorado, and the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System. Beyond campus, faculty collaborate with state government agencies, Denver Health and Hospital Authority, and other innovative healthcare systems.
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: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits-wellness
. 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.
This is an open rank position and could be categorized as Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor based on experience and qualifications as indicated below:
A terminal degree: PhD, MD, or equivalent with graduate-level, research-oriented training in economics, health services research, public policy, or related discipline. Two (2) years of postdoctoral research experience. Evidence of peer reviewed publications in health services, health policy, behavioral science, public health, and/or medical journals.
A terminal degree: PhD, MD, or equivalent with graduate-level, research-oriented training in economics, health services research, public policy, or related discipline. Six (6) years of postdoctoral research experience. A portfolio of peer reviewed publications in health services, health policy, behavioral science, public health, and/or medical journals.
A terminal degree: PhD, MD, or equivalent with graduate-level, research-oriented training in economics, health services research, public policy, or related discipline. Ten (10) years of postdoctoral research experience with demonstrated success in collaborative health services research. Demonstrated success obtaining and managing R01 or equivalent federal funding as a PI, leading health services research studies in an academic setting or research institute. An established record of leadership & service in the fields of health services research, health policy, health care delivery, and/or economics. A significant portfolio of peer reviewed publications in health services, health policy, behavioral science, public health, and/or medical journals.
Demonstrated experience in collaborating with clinician researchers, health care professionals, health policy officials, and/or public health professionals on research projects. Demonstrated potential for successful acquisition of external funding. Demonstrated potential to establish an independent program of research. Associate Professor:
Demonstrated experience in collaborating with clinician researchers, health care professionals, health policy officials, and/or public health professionals on research projects. Demonstrated success obtaining and managing R01 or equivalent federal funding as a Co-Investigator and/or PI, collaborating or leading health services research studies in an academic setting or research institute. Demonstrated potential to establish an independent program of research. Full Professor:
Demonstrated experience in collaborating with clinician researchers, health care professionals, health policy officials, and/or public health professionals on research projects. Experience in developing and leading multi-disciplinary research teams, large-scale research projects, and/or center grant proposals.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Successful candidates will have experience designing, conducting, and disseminating rigorous, quantitative health services and/or health policy research. This includes knowledge and skills in planning and management of research programs; organizing and leading external funding acquisition activities; and executing sound technical and financial management of grants and contracts. Candidates at the Associate or Full rank will also have experience with or demonstrate willingness and ability to mentor junior faculty and research trainees at the MD, PhD, and MPH levels, and to provide expertise and consultation to colleagues and collaborators. Successful candidates will have strong interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to provide leadership within the Division, and successfully develop and maintain collaborative relationships across the Anschutz Medical Campus and the research community at large.
How to Apply:
For full consideration, please submit the following document(s):
1. A letter of interest that includes the faculty rank you are applying for, a summary of qualifications and potential fit with HCPR's mission, a summary of research accomplishments and a statement of research interests and goals.
2. A full Curriculum Vitae
3. Five professional references including name, address, daytime telephone number, and email address. Please indicate your permission for us to contact these professional references.
Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers
Questions should be directed to: Liza Creel, Liza.Creel@cuanschutz.edu
Screening of Applications Begins:
Screening begins immediately and continues until position is filled.
Anticipated Pay Range:
The starting salary range (or hiring range
) for this position has been established as HIRING RANGE:
Assistant Professor: $100,000 to $130,000
Associate Professor: $150,000 to $200,000
Professor: $220,000 to $275,000
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.
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: http://www.cu.edu/node/153125 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
​. 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 - 21099 - SOM-MED-HCP&R Gen Operations Schedule
: Full-time Posting Date
: Nov 27, 2023 Unposting Date
: Ongoing Posting Contact Name: Liza Creel Posting Contact Email: Liza.Creel@cuanschutz.edu
Position Number: 00669485
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