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University of Colorado Asst Professor in Aurora, Colorado

University of Colorado – School of Medicine

*Asst Professor - Clinical Pathologist / Clinical Scientist *

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

A national leader in health care and life sciences, CU Anschutz is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado and the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Located in Aurora, Colo., it is one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. With six schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future by blending education, research and clinical care all in one place. This strategic collaboration among diverse health care fields allows knowledge to travel directly from the research bench to the patient’s bedside. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

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.

Nature of Work:

This permanent full-time position in the University of Colorado, School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, based at the UCH Clinical Laboratory, is designed to be a clinical pathology practice opportunity for a junior academic clinical pathologist or clinical scientist with expertise in chemistry, toxicology, or both.

Employment expectations:

  • Facilitate clinical care, administrative management, teaching and research missions of the UCH Clinical Laboratory and the Department of Pathology.

  • Develop robust clinical tests using the clinical laboratories mass spectrometer(s).

  • Routinely interpret serum protein electrophoresis tests, assays for hemoglobin variants, and other clinical laboratory tests. As part of this clinical effort, the candidate should expect to work closely with UCH physicians, Clinical Pathology faculty, laboratory staff, and trainees.

  • Clinical laboratory responsibilities within the scope of the candidates’ skills are required at UCHealth sites (e.g. free-standing emergency departments and non-teaching community hospitals).

  • Participate in the development of lab utilization tools, data analysis and utilization management in the UCH Clinical laboratory. This role will include the performance of directed projects to assess and optimize test use across multiple clinical specialties and locations.

  • Using the clinical and laboratory information systems to analyze and automate pathologist/scientist workflow processes to make professional time more effective. This includes pre-analytic, analytic and post-analytic variables that reduce pathologist efficiency, quality, cost, compliance, and workplace satisfaction.

Minimum Qualifications:



Requirements for clinical pathologist:

  • Medical degree (M.D. or D.O.)

  • Completion of CP or AP/CP Residency in Pathology with board certification in CP or AP/CP by the American Board of Pathology.

  • Qualify for a full unrestricted license to practice pathology in the State of Colorado.

  • Candidate must apply for privileges/credentialing at the University of Colorado Hospital and with CU Medicine.




Requirements for clinical scientist:

  • Graduate degree (Ph.D.)

  • Completion of COMACC accredited fellowship with board certification in chemistry, toxicology, or both by the American Board of Clinical Chemistry.

Salary and Benefits:

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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 strongly supports the principle of diversity. 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.

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Job: *Faculty

Organization: *U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS

Title: Asst Professor

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 13818