Instructor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor

Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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University of Colorado – Briargate Center – Colorado Springs

Department of Pediatrics – Section of Developmental Pediatrics

Instructor, Assistant Professor or Associate Professor

/Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician

Position # 739487 – Requisition # 11218

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. A national leader in health care and life sciences, CU Anschutz is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado and the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among the top institutions nationally in clinical care, education and research. Its 230-acre campus, designed to enhance collaboration and inter-professional education, hosts the College of Nursing; the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health; the Graduate School; a Health Sciences Library; and two hospitals. Strategically located contiguous to the campus are a biosciences research park and the soon-to-be-completed Veterans Hospital. CU Anschutz offers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and five first-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside faculty members who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expert clinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for research and innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards each year and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since 2002.

With six schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future by blending education, research and clinical care all in one place. This strategic collaboration among diverse health care fields allows knowledge to travel directly from the research bench to the patient’s bedside. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

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.

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 Instructor, Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level. This position will be at our Children’s Colorado Briargate location in Colorado Springs, an extension of the Developmental Pediatrics program located at the main Anschutz Medical Campus. Applicants should be board certified in Pediatrics and 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. Applicants should have a strong commitment to education and clinical care. The applicant also is encouraged to have an area of scholarly interest.

Developmental Pediatrics is a clinical program is located primarily at Children’s Hospital Colorado on the Anschutz Medical campus. We also provide clinical services at multiple Network of Care sites. We provide interdisciplinary developmental assessment and management of children and youth with a wide array of developmental and behavioral problems. We are one of ten sites for the DBP Training Grant funded by HRSA/MCHB, one of 14 DBPNet sites, and associated with a Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) program. We are 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.

Children’s Hospital Colorado has been in existence for over 100 years. U.S. News and World report consistently ranks us in the top 10 of pediatric hospitals.

Job Responsibilities:

The Instructor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor will provide direct clinical care to children with a wide array of developmental and behavioral problems. Teaching responsibilities include potential interactions with DBP fellows, residents and medical students. The Instructor, Assistant Professor or Associate Professor also is encouraged to have an area of scholarly interest.

Salary and Benefits:

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

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at https://www.cu.edu/employee-services.

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.

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 and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

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Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • MD or DO;
  • Board Certified in Pediatrics;
  • Board Eligible or Board Certified in 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.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to perform well as a team member as well as function independently.
  • 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.
  • He/she should be invested in the education and career development of others.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of accredited DBP or NDD training programs.
  • Experience working in interdisciplinary developmental assessment teams.
  • Ability to provide psychopharmacological management of attention and other behavior problems.

How to apply

Special Instructions to Applicants : *Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers. Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact. Questions should be directed to Alex Homkes at alexander.homkes@childrenscolorado.org 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 3 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. Application Materials Required : Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References Application Materials Instructions : Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Required Application Materials: When applying at www.cu.edu/cu-careers, 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.

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