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Section Head/Open Rank - Associate Professor to Professor

Company: University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Location: Aurora
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Faculty Description University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Department: Pediatrics - Section of Endocrinology
Job Title: Section Head/Open Rank - Associate Professor to Professor
Position #00633287 - Requisition #32323




Job Summary:


The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is one of the nation's premier academic pediatric programs. Its clinical and educational programs are consistently rated among the top ten nationally by US News and World Report. The Department is also a leader among Child Health research programs ranking third in the nation in the most recent listing of top National Institutes of Health funded Pediatric Departments with over $63 million in active NIH awards. The Department is seeking qualified candidates for the Head of the Section of Pediatric Endocrinology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Children's Hospital Colorado.
We are seeking a leader with a vision towards advancing clinical care, research, and education to further the mission of the Section as a premier program for Pediatric Endocrinology. The Section of Pediatric Endocrinology has a diverse faculty with a balance between clinical services and research. There are eighty-eight faculty, fellows, postdoctoral fellows, research personnel and staff in the Section. The Section is also the academic and administrative home to the Department's Biostatistical Core team. This team, accounting for twenty-two PhD or masters trained biostatisticians, provides consultative biostatistics service to support child health faculty and fellow research projects in addition to their own extramurally funded work.
The Section Head will be responsible for ongoing program development, overseeing clinical practice programs, enhancing the multi-disciplinary clinical and research programs, overseeing the fellowship program, and fostering strong, collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Key Responsibilities:


Oversees the programmatic and financial operations of the Section to ensure financial and human resources are available to support research, clinical care, educational, and advocacy/policy activities.
Develops innovative clinical, educational and research programs to enhance the local standing and national reputation of the Section.
Directs the Section's educational and clinical training programs, inclusive of residents, medical students, fellows, and post-doctoral researchers.
Supports faculty recruitment and the infrastructure for faculty development.
Builds and maintains partnerships with affiliate institutions and community organizations locally, nationally, and internationally, including direct collaboration with Children's Hospital Colorado Leadership and the University of Colorado's Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes.
Establishes strong metrics and outcomes for clinical and academic performance.
Provide leadership and support for Section, Department, and University Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives and programs.





Work Location:


Onsite - this role is expected to work onsite and is located in Aurora, Colorado.




Why Join Us:


As the largest medical center in the western region providing such broad expertise, the section is the referral center for children and adolescents for much of the Rocky Mountain region and western U.S. The Section offers state-of-the-art inpatient and outpatient medical care to children and adolescents with acute and chronic endocrine disease. Organized multidisciplinary clinics include those focusing on type-2 diabetes, bone and mineral metabolism, Turner syndrome, thyroid cancer, polycystic ovary syndrome, gender affirming care, and lifestyle-medicine/obesity.
The Section's educational program includes the highly ranked ACGME accredited Endocrinology fellowship program, a research fellowship, the Subspecialty Excellence in Educational Leadership & Scholarship (SEELS) program, and extensive participation in the School of Medicine's pediatric clerkship curriculum for third-year medical students.
On the research front, programs of excellence have been established in the pathophysiology and psychosocial aspects of obesity and type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents, the development of efficient and cost-effective approaches to endocrine diagnosis to replace older stimulation testing protocols, and hormone function, metabolic health, and neurodevelopment in children with X&Y chromosome variations, including Klinefelter and Turner syndromes.
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.




Qualifications:


Minimum Qualifications:
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.
This is an open rank position and could be categorized as Associate Professor or Professor based on experience and qualifications as indicated below:
Associate Professor:

Doctor of Medicine (MD/DO) or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
MD/DO candidates: Board certification in Pediatrics or a pediatric specialty.
Licensed or able to obtain licensure in the State of Colorado.
6-8 years of experience in a multi-disciplinary academic pediatrics program.
Eligibility for appointment at the Associate Professor rank.
MD/DO candidates: Independent care provider who is highly skilled in the management of Endocrinology services for pediatric patients.
Experience working with diverse patient populations.
Experience with and commitment to faculty career development through mentoring.
PhD candidates: History of strong and continuous extramural funding and academic success in an area related to the section's research strengths.

Professor

Doctor of Medicine (MD/DO) or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
MD/DO candidates: Board certification in Pediatrics or a pediatric specialty.
Licensed or able to obtain licensure in the State of Colorado.
9-10 years of experience in a multi-disciplinary academic pediatrics program.
Eligibility for appointment at the rank of Professor.
MD/DO candidates: Independent care provider who is highly skilled in the management of Endocrinology services for pediatric patients.
Experience working with diverse patient populations.
Experience with and commitment to faculty career development through mentoring.
PhD candidates: History of strong and continuous extramural funding and academic success in an area related to the section's research strengths.

Condition of Employment:

Must successfully pass a drug test through Children's Hospital Colorado
Must be willing and able to pass a national criminal background check

*For questions regarding Children's Hospital drug testing requirements, please contact Children's Human Resources at 720-777-8598. Some positions may require testing if access to Children's Hospital or their systems is needed at any time during employment with the University. If drug testing is required, it will be listed in the job posting.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Vision for program development, leadership qualities, and academic experience.
Able to nurture strong collaborations among faculty with diverse programmatic interests, and across campus and community partners.
Able to recruit and build on specialized areas of expertise, including research, education, clinical and/or policy/advocacy work.
Strong interpersonal communication, emotional intelligence, and management skills.
Ability to balance the priorities of the Section with those of the Department, Hospital, and other partners to ensure the overall goals of all entities are achieved.
Strong understanding of the breadth of Endocrinology practices in health and disease.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in pediatrics program development, strong clinical skills, significant accomplishments in research, proven administrative and leadership abilities, and a strong commitment to education.
Experience building constructive relationships and ensuring cohesiveness among various entities, programs, and groups.
Experience working and leading within an academic institution.
Experience with strategic planning and implementation.





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
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:
Janine Higgins, PhD, Search Committee Chair,




Screening of Applications Begins:


Applications will be accepted until finalists are identified, but preference will be given to complete applications received by March 31, 2024. Those who do not apply by this date may or may not be considered.




Anticipated Pay Range:


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

Associate Professor: $225,000 - $245,000
Professor: $295,000 - $315,000

PhD

Associate Professor: $180,000 - $200,000
Professor: $240,000 - $260,000

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.
Perks & Benefits:
Total Compensation Calculator:




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 .




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:



CU Anschutz strongly encourages vaccination against the COVID-19 virus and other . If you work, visit, or volunteer in healthcare facilities or clinics operated by our affiliated hospital or clinical partners or by CU Anschutz, you will be required to comply with the vaccination and medical surveillance policies of the facilities or clinics where you work, visit, or volunteer, respectively. In addition, if you work in certain research areas or perform certain safety sensitive job duties, you must enroll in the .



Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References Job Category: Faculty Primary Location: Aurora Department: U0001 -- Anschutz Med Campus or Denver - 20971 - SOM-PEDS Endocrinology-GenOps Schedule: Full-time Posting Date: Jan 9, 2024 Unposting Date: Ongoing Posting Contact Name: Janine Higgins, PhD Posting Contact Email: Janine.higgins@cuanschutz.edu Position Number: 00633287

Keywords: University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora , Section Head/Open Rank - Associate Professor to Professor, Education / Teaching , Aurora, Colorado

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