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Assistant or Associate Professor

at University of Colorado Boulder

Posted: 1/28/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 10891

Job Description

University of Colorado – School of Medicine
Associate Professor

Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes at theUniversity of Colorado Denver is seeking a board certified full-timeEndocrinologist at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The candidate must have astrong track record of publications and grant funding in translational orclinical type 1 diabetes research. Prior mentoring or administrative experienceis highly desirable. This position requires enthusiasm and vision foroutstanding research and clinical care in type 1 diabetes.  


The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campusis a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We awardnearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professionaldegrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation,award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highlyrated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receivesover $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide arrayof health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora,Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs aretaught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtownDenver—one of America's most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located stepsfrom the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording ourstudents, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional,community, recreational and cultural outlets.


The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campusseeks an Associate Professor to work in the Barbara Davis Center at the CUAnschutz Medical Campus in Aurora.  The University of Colorado Denver |Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting adiverse student body, faculty and administrative staff.  The universitystrives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication andunderstanding.


A national leader in health care and life sciences, CUAnschutz is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Coloradoand the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Located in Aurora, Colo., it isone of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world.With six schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforceof the future by blending education, research and clinical care all in oneplace. This strategic collaboration among diverse health care fields allowsknowledge to travel directly from the research bench to the patient's bedside. ReadCU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among the topinstitutions nationally in clinical care, education and research. Its 230-acrecampus, 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 abiosciences research park and the soon-to-be-completed Veterans Hospital. CUAnschutz offers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and fivefirst-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside facultymembers who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expertclinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for researchand innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards eachyear and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since2002. 


Job Summary:

The Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes (BDC) is thelargest diabetes institute in the world specializing in type 1 diabetesresearch and care for children and adults. Over 200 clinicians, clinicalresearchers, basic biomedical scientists and supporting staff work at the BDCto find the most effective treatment, prevention, and cure for type 1 diabetes.The Center provides state-of-the-art diabetes care to over 7,000 children andadults with diabetes.

 The successful candidate will be an M.D. licensed topractice medicine in the United States and have American Board of InternalMedicine and Endocrinology & Metabolismcertification.  Applicants should have clinical experience in caringfor adults with diabetes and expertise in clinical research (NIH or industrysponsored studies). 

 This tenure-eligible position offers an exceptionalopportunity for a talented clinician with an interest in clinical research.

 Job Responsibilities: 

This is a position requiring an enthusiasm for medicalresearch and knowledge or interest in type 1 diabetes.  A combinationof previous clinical and research experience, diverse talents and excellentinterpersonal skills is required.  


Duties and responsibilities will include, but are notlimited to:

  • A commitment to an academic career in type 1 diabetesresearch, clinical care and service.
  • Creativity and independent vision to build new programs.
  • Providing clinical care for adults with diabetes.
  • Participation in ongoing research projects and competing fornew research grants.
  • Participation in student, resident, and fellow education,and mentoring of junior faculty.
  • Maintaining and contributing to the high standards of anexisting diabetes program. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • M.D.licensed to practice in the United States


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Stronginterpersonal skills and ability to work cooperatively and congenially within adiverse research and clinical environment
  • Leadershipskills and vision for enhancing the clinical and research mission of the Center
  • Possess at least 6 years of demonstrated excellencein research, teaching, and clinical care in pediatric endocrinology with astrong record of scholarly activity and peer reviewed publications.

Salary and Benefits:


Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. TheUniversity of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information onUniversity benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.


The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring asafe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. Toassist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for allprospective employees.


The University of Colorado strongly supports the principleof diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, personswith disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed todiversity and equality in education and employment.


The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires thatverification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees bythe end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are availableupon request for persons with disabilities.


Review of applications will begin after September 12th, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions should be directed to Talisha Bell,