Job description

Aurora, CO

The Section Head of Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery has responsibility for University programs at affiliated teaching hospitals of the University Of Colorado School Of Medicine. The Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Division has programs at the Children’s Hospital Colorado. The Division Head will be responsible for academic activities including teaching of medical students, residents and fellows; research; and related service duties. Leadership and communication skills are important.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current rank of Associate Professor or Professor
  • Medical Degree from an accredited school of medicine
  • Board certified in plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Demonstrated proficiency in plastic and reconstructive clinical, educational, and research efforts
  • Ability to communicate clearly as a leader of a team
  • Current license to practice as a physician in the state of Colorado with prescriptive privileges
  • Completed an accredited Plastic and Reconstructive Pediatric Plastic Surgery Fellowship or equivalent training
  • Have a record of academic accomplishments to merit appointment at the rank of AssociateProfessor or Professor

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in an academic clinical environment is preferred
  • The candidate should also demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in basic or clinical research
  • Desire for programmatic development and expansion experience

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

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How to apply

Application Materials Required : Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 11341

When applying, applicants must include:

  1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  2. A current Resume/CV
  3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document

Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.

Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.

Job Category: Faculty

Department: H0001 — Anschutz Medical Campus – 20328 – SOM-SRG-RS PLAS Clinical

Closing Date: Ongoing

Contact Name: David Mathes

Contact Email: [email protected]

Posting Number: 00739331

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