University of Colorado Denver|Anschutz Medical Campus
School of Medicine, Department of Surgery
Surgical Outcomes and Applied Research Assistant/Associate Professor
Position #00738622– Requisition 11203
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.
Job Responsibilities : //
We are seeking a candidate with expertise in one or more areas of health services or outcomes research; including surgical outcomes, epidemiology, health services research, health program evaluation, comparative effectiveness, quality of life, and medical decision making. This is an open ranked position that will be filled at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, depending on the level of experience of the successful candidate. The successful candidate will have funded research in the previously mentioned areas and will be equipped to mentor junior faculty in surgical outcomes research. The ideal faculty member will be charged with developing surgical outcomes research, with half of their time devoted to providing mentorship and program development and half developing selected areas of surgical outcomes research. The candidate will teach and mentor Surgical Faculty and Research Fellows; publish in peer reviewed journals; and collaborate in obtaining extramural support for health services research. The degree to which the candidate will conductindependent research and seek extramural support for their own work will be negotiable.
The candidate will join the Surgical Outcomes and Applied Research (SOAR) program and participate in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary faculty, engaged in cutting edge surgical outcomes research. SOAR’smission is to improve patient care through health services research, develop local expertise and leadership in health services research, and train future leaders in health services research. Consistent with the call of the current National Institutes of Health roadmap for interdisciplinary models of research, SOAR projects consistently rely on collaborations among clinicians, health services researchers and statisticians.
Minimum Qualifications: //
/1. /Research doctoral degree in health services research, epidemiology, public health, or related discipline//
Experience conducting independent research in health care and publishing results
Experience in methodological consultation and mentoring
Preferred Qualifications :
Funded surgical outcomes research, peer-reviewed publications, teaching experience and specific interest in adult surgical outcomes
A proven track record of successful research mentorship and program leadership
Salary and Benefits
Salary is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience.
The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at https://www.cu.edu/employee-services .
Organization: *H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus
Title: Surgical Outcomes and Applied Research Assistant/Associate Professor
Requisition ID: 11203