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University of Colorado Asst Professor in Aurora, Colorado

University of Colorado – School of Medicine

Assistant Professor Academic Track, PhD or MD/PhD, Independent Research Scientist

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 University of Colorado Denver 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.

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 inter professional 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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The Department of Pathology is seeking a full-time faculty member at the Assistant to junior Associate Professor level to direct an independent research program in any area of investigation broadly related to cancer biology or molecular carcinogenesis. Candidates are expected to develop and maintain their own independent research program, however, the ability to interact and collaborate with other investigators in the department or the institution is greatly valued. Active participation the teaching of graduate students, either through formal coursework or as a thesis research advisor is expected. Candidates should have two or more years of experience in biomedical research in either the academic or industrial setting, status post a trainee or mentored research position. Candidates with an MD degree who have board certification in Pathology, and who want to practice pathology as a small component of their time allocation are also encouraged to apply.

The Department of Pathology has over 100 faculty members, more than twenty of which are actively engaged in basic or translational research related to cancer biology. The department has historical strengths in epithelial cancers particularly of the head and neck, lung, prostate, and breast. We are actively engaged in the University of Colorado Cancer Center, and direct the institutional biorepository, Personalized Medicine DNA bank, two reference laboratories in molecular diagnostic pathology and cytogenetics, as well as other Shared Resources. Research faculty are members of the Cancer Biology PhD program, originally established as a departmental program but now multidisciplinary and under the CU Graduate School. This program includes pre- and post-doctoral fellows, is supported by a T32 training grant, and provides numerous trainees for Pathology faculty laboratories. Faculty may also participate in additional graduate school multidisciplinary programs, depending on their interests and expertise.

Salary and Benefits:

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.

Required Education/Experience/Skills (Minimum Qualifications)

The candidate must be a PhD, MD, or equivalent professional degrees in the medicine or the biomedical sciences, an independent track record in research over time with significant productivity as measured by documented accomplishments that may include but not limited to: peer reviewed publications, published reviews, patients, awards, longitudinal and current external research funding, ability to work well and collaborate with others, and a research focus that is synergistic with other research faculty in the department.

Desired qualifications

Five or more years in biomedical research (with two or more years status post a training position or engagement in mentored research), established record of peer-reviewed publications, and evidence that the applicant can develop and independent research program are critical. Receipt/awarding of career development awards is not required, but will be considered as an indication of potential to obtain future funding.

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus

Title: Asst Professor

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 15509

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