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Open Rank Assistant or Associate Professor

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

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Open Rank – Assistant or Associate Professor - 31945 Faculty

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Department: Developmental Pediatrics

Job Title: Open Rank – Assistant or Associate Professor

Position #: 00771081 – Requisition #:31945

Job Summary:

The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Developmental Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine is seeking a full-time faculty member at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. This position will be at our Children's Colorado location at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora with 1 to 2 days per week spent at Network of Care sites. We provide interdisciplinary and single discipline, developmental assessments and management of children and youth with a wide array of developmental and behavioral problems. Developmental Pediatrics is part of the Neuroscience Institute at Children's Hospital Colorado, which also includes Child Neurology and Neurosurgery. We also work closely with Child Psychiatry, Genetics, Rehabilitation Medicine, and Special Care Clinic, with ample collaborative opportunities. We collaborate with Precision Medicine and would like to expand our participation in multi-disciplinary neurogenetic clinics.

Applicants should be board eligible or certified in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics (DBP) or Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (NDD). We have a busy clinical practice, an ACGME accredited DBP fellowship program, and opportunities for collaborative and independent research. The Assistant or Associate Professor will provide direct clinical care to children and youth with a wide array of developmental and behavioral problems. Teaching responsibilities may include interactions with developmental behavioral pediatric fellows, residents, medical students, and other learners. Applicants should have a strong commitment to education and clinical care. Scholarly activities and/or research are encouraged.

Key Responsibilities:
    Provide individual and interdisciplinary team evaluations of neurodiverse children and adolescents. Provide follow up and management of co-occurring conditions including provision of psychopharmacological management of attention and other behavior problems. Participate in Multidisciplinary Clinics serving individuals with Neurogenetic conditions. Participate in training developmental behavioral pediatric fellows, residents, medical students, and other learners. Participate in quality improvement and/or research projects to improve the care provided in our clinics.

Work Location:

Onsite – this role is expected to work onsite and is located in the Denver Metro Area in Colorado. We do see patients via Telehealth as well as in person.

Why Join Us:

The section of Developmental Pediatrics is comprised of a highly collaborative interdisciplinary team of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatricians, Neurodevelopmental Pediatricians, Advanced Practice Providers, Psychologists, Clinical Social Workers, Genetic Counselors, and a Pharmacist. Our mission is to ensure that every child has an opportunity to develop the skills needed to have the maximum level of independence and contentment, and to have optimal physical and mental health. We have a variety of specialty clinics within Developmental Pediatrics including the Fragile X Clinic; eXtraorinarY Kids Clinic; group and individual therapies to address behavior, anxiety, mood, and social skills; parent coaching for parent mediated interventions; psychologists who conduct evaluations in Spanish; and interdisciplinary teams addressing sleep and toileting problems. We also participate in neurogenetic multidisciplinary clinics outside our section. We have a fellowship program in developmental and behavioral pediatrics, and psychology pre- and post-doctoral training programs. We also have a strong research program and excellent faculty support by the Department of Pediatrics.

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, tuition benefits, paid time off – vacation, sick, 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.

This is an open rank position and could be categorized as Assistant Professor or Associate Professor based on experience and qualifications as indicated below:

Assistant Professor:
    MD or DO Board certified in Pediatrics if not yet boarded in a subspecialty. Board certified or board eligible in Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics or Neurodevelopmental Disabilities 1-6 years of related clinical experience or equivalent experience in specialized training working with Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics or Neurodevelopmental Disabilities.

Associate Professor:
    MD or DO Board certified in Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics or Neurodevelopmental Disabilities 7+ years of related clinical experience or equivalent experience in specialized training working with Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics or Neurodevelopmental Disabilities.

Condition of Employment:
    Must successfully pass a drug test through Children's Hospital Colorado Must be willing and able to pass a national criminal background check

*For questions regarding Children's Hospital drug testing requirements, please contact Children's Human Resources at 720-777-8598. Some positions may require testing if access to Children's Hospital or their systems is needed at any time during employment with the University. If drug testing is required, it will be listed in the job posting.

Preferred Qualifications:
    Successful completion of accredited DBP or NDD training program. Experience working in interdisciplinary developmental assessment teams. Ability to provide psychopharmacological management of attention and other behavioral problems.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    Ability to function independently and as a member of a team. Good interpersonal skills. Knowledge and experience of interdisciplinary assessment and management of developmental and behavioral problems, and special health care needs, of children from infancy through adolescence. Should be invested in the education and career development of others.

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. Three to 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: Staci Ertzberger

Screening of Applications Begins:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Anticipated Pay Range:

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

Assistant Professor: $172,500 to $200,000

Associate Professor: $188,000 to $217,000

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 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 - 21457 - SOM-PEDS DEV PEDS-GENOPS

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Nov 28, 2023

Unposting Date: Ongoing Posting Contact Name: Staci Ertzberger Posting Contact Email: Position Number: 00771081

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