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University of Colorado Assistant Professor in Aurora, Colorado


University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics, Section of General Pediatrics

Assistant Professor

Position #684623 – Requisition #20793

The University of Colorado 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 Department of Pediatrics, Section of General Pediatrics has an opening for a full-time Assistant Professor.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here .

Nature of Work:

This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.

This is an Assistant Professor MD level position involving clinical work in an outpatient setting, which includes teaching responsibilities for clinical trainees. This position will also conceptualize and implement integrated clinical services/specialized clinic for children and youth in foster care and partner with the Kempe Center/Section of Child Abuse and Neglect to expand access to clinical services for at-risk children and youth throughout the region. We are looking for an energetic, open-minded provider who can succeed in working with a diverse and underserved patient population.

Examples of Work Performed:


  • Serve as primary care provider for a specified panel of patients in the Child Health Clinic, which serves as a medical home for over 10,000 low income children.

  • Manage well visits, follow-up visits, care coordination, chronic illness, and treatment of minor and acute illnesses.

  • Serve as a “pod attending” providing care for patients on own panel, same day sick visits for other providers and manage walk-ins and overbook requests.

  • Serve as the doctor of the day which includes being available to answer questions from triage nurses, sign medication refills and field other patient requests.

  • Primarily works M-F daytime hours, with evening coverage, as needed.

  • Cover after-hours call approximately 4 weeks per year from home.

  • Patient documentation to be completed during administrative time.


  • Contribute to the education of trainees by teaching and supervising the patient care of students and fellows, leading didactic educational sessions and providing feedback to trainees on their performance.

Partnership with Kempe Center:

The provider will work with the Kempe Center to expand Colorado’s CARENetwork through Children’s Hospital Colorado's multi-state region.

  • Develop and implement campaigns to engage new audiences to adapt to program initiatives.

  • Manage and cultivate local and regional partnerships to leverage existing resources to enhance program work.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range ( or hiring range ) for this position has been established at $126,349 to $163,200.

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services .

University of Colorado Denver | 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 checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

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.

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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Diversity and Equity:

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Office of Equity:

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 Qualifications:

  • MD or DO

  • Board certification or eligibility in Pediatrics.

  • Experience teaching learners in a clinical environment, including medical students, advanced practice providers, pediatric and family medicine residents.

  • One-year experience providing primary care in an outpatient setting.

  • One-year clinical experience with children with medical complexity.

  • One-year experience leading a multi-disciplinary team.

Conditions of Employment:

Must successfully pass a 10-panel drug test through Children’s Hospital Colorado

Must be willing and able to pass a national criminal and sex-offender background check

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Significant clinical experience with families from diverse backgrounds and underserved communities

  • 5 years of clinical and teaching experience in a pediatric outpatient environment.

  • 5 years of clinical and teaching experience in a pediatric primary care location.

  • Clinical experience in an academic setting.

  • Clinical experience managing children that have experienced trauma including child abuse cases and history of interacting with county/state organizations.

  • Fluency in Spanish

  • Emerging track record of educational or clinical scholarship.

Competencies- Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to manage multiple patients at a time

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Flexibility

  • Ability to work well in a team environment

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire

Job: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Job Category Faculty


Schedule Full-time

Posting Date Apr 8, 2021

Unposting Date Apr 13, 2021, 11:59:00 PM

Posting Contact Name McKallie Quirk

Posting Contact Email

Posting Number 00684623

Req ID: 20793

The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.