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University of Colorado Asst Professor - Deputy Director in Aurora, Colorado

University of Colorado – School of Medicine

Asst Professor

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 START Center is a newly established program within the Department of Psychiatry that will provide a broad range of treatment services and perform psychosocial and translational research for children, adolescents and adults. The START will collaborate with multiple Departments and Schools throughout the Anchutz Medical Campus to provide cutting edge clinical services, and clinical and translational research.

The Program or Deputy Director will report to Center’s Director and will be a faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry and School of Medicine. The successful candidate will have a doctorate level degree in psychology, social work or a related field. He/she will have a track record of providing and supervising trauma and stress specific treatment and in obtaining funding for clinical research. He/she will collaborate with the Center’s director to develop a robust clinical treatment and research program, write grants and developing and maintaining collaborative relationships with campus and affiliate partners and community partners.


  • Oversee and provide clinical service with the center’s director

  • Develop the infrastructure and conduct clinical research in areas of Stress and Trauma with the Center’s Director and other faculty members

  • Establish the strategic direction for the Center in collaboration with Department leadership and other stakeholders

  • Develop training programs with the center’s director and other faculty in the areas of stress and trauma for medical students, graduate students, Psychiatry residents and postdoctoral fellows, as well as community providers.

Critical Competencies for Success

Leadership: The successful candidate will have demonstrated leadership skills.

Relationship Building: The successful candidate must be able to build constructive relationships with others at Department of Psychiatry, the School of Medicine, other professional schools, hospital, affiliated programs and community organizations.

Other Personal Characteristics:

  • The highest integrity and personal ethics.

  • A commitment to community service.

  • High level of writing and speaking skills.

Salary and Benefits

The hiring salary for this position is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience. Salary will be guaranteed for a minimum of 2 years with potential for additional year.

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

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Diversity and Equity

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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 Requirements

  • License eligible in the State of Colorado

  • A track record of clinical excellence and clinical research success

  • Meeting the requirements for a faculty appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS

Title: Asst Professor - Deputy Director

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 14804