University of Colorado Assistant Professor, Research, Plastic Surgery in Aurora, Colorado

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastics

Job Title: Assistant Professor

Position # 00757252 – Requisition 15383

The University of Colorado Denver l 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 Surgery, Division of Plastics has an opening for a/full-time Assistant Professor position./

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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver—one of America’s most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

The Department of Surgery at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in conjunction with the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the Division of Transplant Surgery is recruiting a candidate at the Assistant Professor level with expertise in at least 3 or more of the following areas: Liver transplantation, hepatocyte transplantation, liver regeneration, chronic liver disease and transplantation immunology. The candidate will join a multidisciplinary group of clinicians and basic scientists engaged in cutting edge surgical outcomes research. Research responsibilities will include the development of clinical and basic science protocols with emphasis on the above related fields. The ideal faculty member will also be in charge of mentoring research fellows, post-docs and PhD students, publish in peer reviewed journals, and obtain extramural support.

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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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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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Medical Degree or Doctorate Degree

  • Completed post-doctoral training/fellowship

  • Minimum of two years of experience conducting independent research in transplant related fields

  • Demonstrated experience in basic research techniques

  • Minimum of two years of experience in an academic environment

  • Proven track of record of publications in transplant related fields

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the development of small and large animal models of organ and cell transplantation

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Organization: *H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus

Title: Assistant Professor, Research, Plastic Surgery

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 15383