Open Rank: Assistant Professor or Associate Professor – Neurologist

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Aurora, CO

School of Medicine | Department of Pediatrics | Section of Neurology

Open Rank: Assistant Professor or Associate Professor – Neurologist

Position #00740114– Requisition #22697

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Exemptions vary by campus location/department.

Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:

  • Anschutz Campus – Exemptions are allowed for medical or religious reasons.
  • Consolidated/Central Services Administration – Will follow Anschutz policy on exemptions.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Neurology has an opening for a full-time Assistant Professor or Associate Professor – Neurologist position.

Nature of Work:

  • Providing clinical care to children and adolescents with general neurological disorders including recurrent headaches, epilepsy, and other common neurological disorders in an outpatient and inpatient setting. This position will be primarily located at Anschutz Medical Center in Aurora, CO.

Professional Field:

  • Physician, General Neurology

Supervision Received:

  • Interim Co-Section Chiefs, Kelly Knupp, MD, and Tim Bernard, MD

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

Position Emphasis:

The duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Primary responsibility for the management of children and adolescents with a variety of acute and chronic neurological conditions including epilepsy, recurrent headaches, and tics, and other movement disorders in outpatient/inpatient setting. Responsibilities can include:
    • Inpatient evaluation and management of children and adolescents with acute and chronic neurological diseases;
    • On-going follow-up care both in clinic and by phone, for neurology patients;
    • Participation and contribution to the training, mentorship and education of residents, fellows and APP’s;
    • Contribute to the program development, including involvement in ongoing QI projects.

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 rate (or budgeted rate) for this position has been established at:

  • Assistant Professor: $190,000
  • Associate Professor: $210,600

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

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.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

University of Colorado Denver | 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 checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

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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.

Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits .

Total Compensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation

Diversity and Equity:

Please contact [email protected] for information on disability accommodations

Office of Equity: https://www1.ucdenver.edu/offices/equity

The University of Colorado Denver | 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.

The University of Colorado Denver | 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.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Assistant Professor

  • Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Degree;
  • Board Certified or Eligible in American Academy of Psychiatry and Neurology, with Special Qualification in Child Neurology;
  • Completion of residency training in Child Neurology;
  • 0-6 years of clinical experience, interest in pursuing academic promotion.

Associate Professor

  • Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Degree;
  • Board Certified or Eligible in American Academy of Psychiatry and Neurology, with Special Qualification in Child Neurology;
  • 6 or more years of clinical experience;
  • Prior experience with program development, teaching or research;
  • Examples of scholarship.

Conditions 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:

  • Strong communication skills; both written and orally;
  • Broad knowledge and clinical skills in pediatric neurology;
  • Commitment to Patient Safety, Quality Care, Communication, and Customer Service.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous work experience in a Child Neurology practice: Private or Academic;
  • Previous experience performing work in quality improvement projects in Child Neurology;
  • Previous teaching experience.

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Special Instructions to Applicants : Questions should be directed to: David Spatt at [email protected] Application Materials Required : Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References Application Materials Instructions :

How to apply

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 22697

When applying, applicants must include:
A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
A current Resume/CV
A copy of all current licenses and certifications
Additional Attachments
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: U0001 — DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS – 20947 – SOM-PEDS Neurology-GenOps

Closing Date: Ongoing

Contact Name: David Spatt

Contact Email: [email protected]

Posting Number: 00740114
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