Assistant Professor

University of Colorado

Assistant Professor  29710 



University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Department: Department of Pediatrics, Section of General Pediatrics

Job Title: Assistant Professor

Position #00808409 – Requisition #29710

Job Summary:

This is an Assistant Professor level position, involving a balance of clinical work in an outpatient setting which includes teaching responsibilities for clinical trainees, and development of a primary care research program with the support of the University of Colorado ACCORDS (Adult and Child Center for Outcomes Research and Delivery Science) program. This position primarily works daytime hours, Monday – Friday. Successful candidates will develop a primary care-oriented research program with 50% initial protected time. Initial goals will be to attain external mentored career development funding within 3 years, and increasingly independent research funding thereafter. Faculty must be willing to cover evening hours when needed. Patient documentation will be completed during administrative time. Child Health Clinic serves as a medical home for over 10,000 low-income children. The faculty member will serve as a primary care provider for a specified panel of patients. They will be responsible for managing their well visits, follow up visits, care coordination, chronic illness management, and treatment of minor and acute illness.

Key Responsibilities:

• Development of a primary care research program including internally and externally funded research and scholarship.

• As a “Pod Attending” the faculty member will work in the clinic to provide care for patients on their panel, same day sick visits for other providers, and manage walk-ins and overbook requests.

• They will serve as doctor of the day where they would be available to answer questions from triage nurses, sign medication refills and field other patient requests.

• Cover after hours call approximately 4 weeks per year from their home and participate in the evening clinic rotation with other CHC faculty members.

• Additionally, the faculty member will be expected to contribute to the education of the trainees. Duties include the following: teaching and supervising the patient care of students and fellows, leading didactic educational sessions, providing feedback to trainees on their performance.

Why Join Us:

With an abundance of sunshine and mountains nearby, the Colorado Front Range is the place to be! The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among the top 20 medical centers in the country. CU Anschutz has top ranked clinical programs in family medicine and pediatrics, and the basic science and applied health research programs attract more NIH funding than any other university in Colorado. CU-Anschutz is home to the University of Colorado Hospital, The Children’s Hospital of Colorado, and the University of Colorado Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Public Health, providing access to an array of possibilities to improve lives across a spectrum of ages and disease states.

Across several labs at Children’s Hospital Colorado and the Anschutz Medical Campus, teams of researchers, including ours, are investigating the early heart from an ever-growing array of angles, with the ultimate goal of developing the critical knowledgebase and infrastructure necessary to identify efficacious therapies to improve outcomes in pediatric patients. The Pediatric Heart Tissue and Blood Bank is one of the largest pediatric biobanks in the country and serves as an incredible resource for these translational studies.

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, tuition benefits, ECO pass, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays and more. To see what benefits are available, please visit: .


Diversity and Equity:

The University of Colorado 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, persons within the LGBTQ+ community and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.



Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

  • Board certification or eligibility in Pediatrics.
  • Completion of a 2-3 year fellowship program in primary care research or equivalent experience.
  • Experience teaching learners in a clinical environment.
  • At least one year of experience providing primary care in an outpatient setting

Preferred Qualifications:

• Clinical experience with children from underserved backgrounds

• More than one year of clinical experience in a pediatric outpatient environment.

• More than one year of clinical experience in a pediatric primary care location.

• Clinical experience in an academic setting.

• Spanish speaking preferred, but not required.

• Peer-reviewed published research as first author.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Applicants must have some experience with pediatric patients.

• Capable of managing multiple patients at a time.

• Strong communication skills.

• Job requires flexibility in both duties and hours. We are looking for an energetic, open minded provider who enjoys working with a diverse and difficult population.

• Strong collaborator and team player.

• Coursework or equivalent experience to conduct primary care research.


How to Apply:

For full consideration, please submit the following document(s):

  • A letter of interest describing relevant job experiences as they relate to listed job qualifications and interest in the position
  • Curriculum vitae / Resume
  • Five professional references including name, address, phone number (mobile number if appropriate), and email address
  • Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at .

    Questions should be directed to: McKallie Quirk, [email protected]


    Screening of Applications Begins:

    Immediately and continues until position is filled.


    Anticipated Pay Range:

    The starting salary range (or hiring range ) for this position has been established as HIRING RANGE:

    $140,000 – $155,000

    The above hiring range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation unless it is non-exempt.

    Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

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    ADA Statement:

    The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at [email protected] ​.


    Background Check Statement:

    The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is 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.


    Vaccination Statement:

    The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date.  Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at:


    Unit-Specific Exemptions:

    • Anschutz Campus – Accommodations may be granted for medical or religious reasons.

    The University of Colorado 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.




          Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References 
    Job Category
    : Faculty 
    Primary Location
    : Aurora 
    Department: U0001 — DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS  20875 – SOM-PEDS General Peds-GenOps 
    : Full-time 
    Posting Date
    : Apr 19, 2023 
    Unposting Date
    : Ongoing 
    Posting Contact Name: McKallie Quirk 
    Posting Contact Email: [email protected] 
    Position Number: 00808409

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