University of Colorado Associate Professor in Aurora, Colorado

University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

Department of Pediatrics – Section of Emergency Medicine

Section Head/Associate Professor or Professor (open-rank)

Position #/[/687830/]/– Requisition #/[13193]/




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 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 interprofessional 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.

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TheUniversity of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campusis 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:_

We are actively recruiting for the full-time faculty position of Section Head of Emergency Medicine at Children’s Hospital Colorado and University of Colorado School of Medicine. Children’s Hospital Colorado is a nationally recognized hospital serving the care of children and this section is the largest section in the institution. This is a 500 bed free-standing children’s hospital in Aurora, CO, with satellite clinical sites around Colorado. The Section of Emergency Medicine sees approximately 170,000 visits per year at 7 emergency department and urgent care sites, and is adding an 8thsite in Colorado Springs in April 2019.

The Section of Emergency Medicine currently employs 43 fellowship-trained pediatric emergency physicians, 40 acute care general pediatricians, and 53 advanced practice providers. These 136 faculty are supported by 8 full-time administrative staff, 7 research staff, 1 biostatistician and one PhD. The Section is strong in clinical research, currently holds 17 active grant awards totaling nearly $1 million and is an active member of the Pediatric Emergency Care Research Network (PECARN). It has a nationally recognized fellowship program in emergency medicine.

We are seeking a leader with a vision towards advancing clinical care, research and education to address the mission of the Section in managing the clinical sites, building the program in the new hospital being developed in Colorado Springs, enhancing the research program, and building strong relationships in the Network of Care that includes surrounding states. We also seek to enhance the relationship with our colleagues in adult Emergency Medicine.

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_Examples of Work Performed_

  • Oversees the programmatic and financial operations of the Section to ensurefinancial and human resources are available to supportresearch, clinical care, educational, and advocacy/policy activities.

  • Develops innovative clinical, educational and research programs to enhance the local standing and national reputation of the Section.

  • Leads fellowship program in collaboration with fellowship program director

  • Supports faculty recruitment and building the infrastructure for faculty development.

  • Builds and maintains partnerships with affiliate institutions and community organizations locally, nationally and internationally.

  • Directs and strategically expands patient care operations.

  • Establishes strong metrics and outcomes for clinical and academic performance.

  • Recruits and develops faculty and interdisciplinary professionals to support the clinical and academic missions

  • Oversees departmental compliance with regulatory requirements and quality improvement

  • Serves as the Department Chair for Emergency Medicine at the Children’s Hospital Colorado

  • Oversees credentialing review and approval of all faculty in Emergency Medicine including initial and ongoing performance evaluation.

  • Facilitates collaboration in academic and clinical care with other sections within the Department of Pediatrics as well as Departments within the University of Colorado School of Medicine and other health services.

  • The Section Head of Emergency Medicine will collaborate with Trauma, Burn and EMS/Flight for Life to help direct local and regional care, education and outreach.


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 athttps://www.cu.edu/employee-services.

TheUniversity of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campusis 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.

TheUniversity of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campusis 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 Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

_Minimum Requirements_

  • MD or DO

  • Board Certification in Emergency Medicine

  • Must be licensed or able to obtain licensure in the State of Colorado

  • 5-10 years of experience managing complex organizations, including strategic planning, program development, financial management, and organizational change

  • Minimum faculty rank of Associate Professor with preferred Professor level

  • Experience with and commitment to faculty career development through mentoring

_Condition of Employment_

  • Must be willing and able to pass a national criminal and sex offender background check

  • Must be willing and able to pass a 10-panel drug test

_Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities_

  • Vision for program development, leadership qualities, and academic experience

  • Able to build strong collaborations among faculty with diverse programmatic interests, and across campus and community partners

  • Able to recruit and build on specialized areas of expertise, including research, education, clinical and/or policy/advocacy work

  • Strong interpersonal communication, emotional intelligence, and management skills

  • Ability to balance the priorities of the Section with those of the Department and Hospital to ensure the overall goals of all entities are achieved.

_Preferred Qualifications_

  • Board Certification in Pediatric Emergency Medicine

  • Experience in clinical program development, strong clinical skills, significant accomplishments in research, proven administrative and leadership abilities, and a strong commitment to education.

  • Experience building constructive relationships and ensuring cohesiveness among various entities, programs, and groups

  • Experience working and leading within an academic institution

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus

Title: Associate Professor

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 13193