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University of Colorado Assistant/Associate Professor - Sarcoma Clinic in Aurora, Colorado


University of Colorado | CU Denver

School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology

Assistant/Associate Professor

Position #00664743– Requisition #19177

The University of Colorado Denver 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 Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, (UCCC University of Colorado Cancer Center) has an immediate opening for a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor in the Sarcoma Clinic.

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 at _.

Position Overview

The candidate will be expected to participate as a medical oncologist in the clinical sarcoma cancer program. The multidisciplinary sarcoma program includes weekly multidisciplinary clinics and tumor board, with faculty including surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists and pathologists, in addition to a full service consult and follow-up clinics, hereditary clinics and an infusion center. We are supported by nursing staff, advanced practice providers as well as several clinical research associates. In addition to Sarcoma clinical trials, strong collaborations exist with Childrens Hospital and the Phase One, Expansion, and Molecular Studies (POEMs) program. UCCC is an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center residing in a burgeoning $4 billion campus.

The position will report to and receive supervision from Dr. Breelyn Wilky, Director, Sarcoma Program and Dr. Wells Messersmith, Division Head. This position will be involved in the joint supervision of Medical Oncology fellows, nurses and post-doctoral fellows.

Job Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities will include direct patient care and clinical research. The candidate will attend on the inpatient oncology/hematology ward at University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) and will have an outpatient clinical practice. The final candidate will be expected to mentor Medical Oncology fellows and post-doctoral fellows. The position can be restructured if the qualified candidate wishes to pursue a combination of clinical work and laboratory-based research work.

Salary and Benefits:

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

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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 Qualifications

  • M.D. from an accredited Institution in the U.S., or the equivalent with board eligibility in medical oncology and eligible to practice medicine and acquire a medical license in the State of Colorado.

  • If a non-U.S. graduate, they must complete ECFMG certification and be qualified to obtain a Colorado Medical License.

Preferred Qualifications

  • The successful candidate will have a Doctorate of Medicine, and be Board Certified for Internal Medicine, and Board Certified or Eligible for Medical Oncology.

*Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Job: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Job Category Faculty


Schedule Full-time

Posting Date Sep 11, 2020

Unposting Date Ongoing

Posting Number 00664743

Req ID: 19177

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.