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University of Colorado Asst Professor-GI in Aurora, Colorado

Open Rank Faculty-Gastrointestinal Cancer Program**

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University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus



Position #00677875 - Requisition 15062

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 Gastrointestinal (GI) Medical Oncology Program at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and the University of Colorado Cancer Center (UCCC) seeks candidates for a position on the tenure track.

The successful applicant will have experience in the field of gastrointestinal malignancies with a focus on new roles for innate and adaptive immunity, inflammation, and the development of novel targeted approaches for gastrointestinal cancers. Areas of interest include basic and/or translationaltopics for the treatment of gastrointestinal cancers.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a comprehensive urbanresearchuniversityservingmorethan28,000studentsin metropolitanDenverandonline.Weawardnearly4,000degreeseachyear, includingmoregraduateandprofessionaldegreesthananyotherColorado publicinstitution.Withoursolidacademicreputation,award-winningfacultyand renownedresearchers,weoffer119highlyrateddegreeprogramsthrough13 schoolsandcolleges.TheUniversityofColoradoDenver|AnschutzMedical Campusiswellknownforitsdistinctiveandhighlyproductiveresearch programs,itsworld-classhealthfacilitiesattheAnschutzMedicalCampusand itswell-establishedpartnershipsinbusiness,industryandgovernment.These campuses currently have over $400 millioninresearchawardseachyear.In addition to the wide arrayofhealth-relatedprogramsandfacilitiesofferedatour AnschutzMedicalCampus,asignificantnumberofundergraduateandgraduate degreeprogramsaretaughtatourcomprehensivecampusintheheartof downtownDenver.DenverisoneofAmerica’smostvibranturbancentersand thedowntowncampus,locatedjuststepsfromtheDenverCenterforPerforming Arts and theLoDoDistrict,affordsourstudents,facultyandstaffaccesstoa broadarrayofacademic,professional,community,recreationalandcultural outlets.

Facultyapplicantsattheseniorlevel(AssociateorFullProfessor)shouldhavea trackrecordofresearchfunding.Appointeeswillbeexpectedtoestablishand maintainstrongextramurallyfundedresearchprogramsandparticipatein teachingofgraduateandmedicalstudents.Theresearch faculty positionis housedattheAnschutzMedicalCampusinthegreaterDenverarea.Faculty appointeeswillreceiveexcellentstart-upsupportandwillworkinacollaborative environmentwithstate-of-the-artcorefacilities,animalfacilitiesincludingflow cytometry,masscytometry,genomics,proteomics,imaging,andBSL3.


This is a tenure-eligiblefacultypositionwithintheUniversityofColoradoCancerCenterattheUniversityof ColoradoSchoolofMedicine.Theprimaryappointmentwillbeatanylevelinthe DepartmentofMedicine,DivisionofMedicalOncology(subjecttochange dependingonresearchinterestsand/or trainingifapplicable).


Responsibilities include building and maintaining an independent research program in basic and/or translational studies of immunotherapy, training of graduate students and post- doctoral investigators, as well as to develop interactions with investigators within the research environment in the Anschutz Medical Campus at the University of Colorado. In particular, the candidate should demonstrate the vision and potential or ability to interact with basic scientists and clinicians to foster translational research programs. We are looking for candidates with a keen interest in building interdisciplinary programs through interactions across the many basic and clinical departments within the School of Medicine at the University of Colorado. Key selection criteria will be research excellence and originality of science. Applicants must have an M.D., Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D., or equivalent degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in research.

The Department of Medicine at the University of Colorado is among the leading departments in the nation and home to basic and translational scientists who conduct world-class research in gastrointestinal cancers, immunology, immunotherapy, and the microbiome. The Anschutz Medical Campus at the University of Colorado is the newest medical campus in the country and provides an intellectually vibrant and collaborative interdisciplinary environment with a wealth of cutting-edge research resources. The ideal candidate should have an exceptional record of research achievement demonstrating a trajectory for success in academic medicine.


Some flexibility in working schedule may be necessary for this position, but no ‘on-call’ or shift work is required.


The individual holding this position will report direction to the GI Cancer Director and the Division Head of Medical Oncology.

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The personholdingthispositionwilldevelopanddirectanindependent, externally funded researchprogram. Thisindividualwillberesponsiblefor thedailymanagement,supervision,trainingandevaluationofpersonnel(such asgraduatestudents,postdoctoralfellowsandprofessional researchassistants) whosepositionsarefundedbyresearchgrantsonwhichs/heistheprincipal investigator.

Review of applicants will begin as they are submitted and will continue until the positions are filled.

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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 atEmployee 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.


This position requires a PhD and/or MD degree or comparable doctoraldegree in the biomedical sciences with experience within the field of GI cancer research and/or cancer immunology research. Experience in cancer research, molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry and/or a closely related field is essential.




Priority will be given to candidates with demonstrated experience investigating human GI cancers. The applicant must be highly motivated, have good interpersonal skills, and have

experience in supervising or training of research personnel.

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS

Title: Asst Professor-GI

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 15062