Assistant Professor. Pediatric Cardiologist

Aurora, Colorado, United States

Job description

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Anschutz Medical Campus

Department of Pediatrics, Section of Cardiology

Position #740766 – Requisition #11631

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Job Summary:

The Department of Pediatrics Section of Cardiology has an opening for a full-time Assistant Professor. Pediatric Cardiologist with subspecialization in non-invasive imaging of the heart with specific skills in Three-Dimensional (3D) Echocardiography.

Examples of Work Performed:

  • Echocardiography: (~ 3 days/week)
    • Interprets diagnostic echocardiograms in the inpatient, outpatient and operating room setting.
    • 3D echocardiography in interventional guidance, transthoracic and transesophageal 3D echo with post-process cropping abilities
  • Outpatient Cardiology:(1 day/week)
    • Evaluation and management of children with known or suspected heart disease.
  • Inpatient Cardiology: (~ 6-8 weeks/year)
    • Evaluation and management of hospitalized children with heart disease

PLEASE NOTE : Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring salary for this position is and commensurate with skills and experience. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

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Minimum Requirements:

  • Board Certified or Eligible in Pediatric Cardiology
  • Minimum of at least one additional year of training in non-invasive cardiac imaging/echocardiography
  • Background in 3D echocardiography is necessary.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Deep knowledge of congenital heart disease anatomy, physiology and clinical implications
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work with a large team.
  • Desire to progress the clinical practice of pediatric cardiology and/or echocardiography (2D and 3D) through clinical investigation and research.
  • Ability to teach medical students, residents and fellows the essentials of pediatric cardiology and echocardiography.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to interpret at least 20 basic to complex echocardiograms per day.
  • Evaluate and manage at least 14 outpatient visits in a clinical day
  • Desire to teach cardiology fellows during clinic and in the echocardiography lab setting.
  • Ability to perform 3D echocardiography

How to apply

Special Instructions to Applicants : *Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at Required Application Materials: When applying at, applicants must include: 1. A cover letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2. A current CV or resume 3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and email addresses for three professional references. Questions should be directed to Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for an interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references. Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact. Application Materials Required : Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Applications will be accepted until the position is closed, and full consideration will be given to complete applications received before the position is closed. Those applicants who do not apply before the position is closed, may or may not be considered.

Contact Name: Bonnie Bellairs
Contact Email:

Posting Number: 00740766

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