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University of Colorado Section Head (Open Rank - Associate Professor/Professor) in Aurora, Colorado

University of Colorado Denver|Anschutz Medical Campus

Department of Pediatrics – Section ofAdolescent Medicine

Section Head (Open Rank - Associate Professor/Professor)

Position #755895 – Requisition #15036//

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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.

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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 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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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.

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_Job Summary:_

We are actively recruiting for the position of Section Head of Adolescent Medicine at Children’s Hospital Colorado and University of Colorado School of 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, enhancing the research program, and building strong relationships.

_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 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.

  • Oversees credentialing review and approval of all faculty in Adolescent 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.

_S__alary 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 atEmployee 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.

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.

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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_

  • MD, DO, or PhD

  • 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 nurture 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, Hospital, and other partners to ensure the overall goals of all entities are achieved.

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_Preferred Qualifications_

  • 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

  • Board Certification in Adolescent Medicine (Be licensed or able to obtain licensure in the State of Colorado)

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *U0001 -- Denver-Anschutz Administration

Title: Section Head (Open Rank - Associate Professor/Professor)

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 15036