University of Colorado - School of Medicine
Physician or PhD Scientist in Polycystic Kidney Disease
Open Rank-Assistant or Associate Professor-
The University of Colorado Denver l 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
Nature of Work
The Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension is
internationally renowned for its clinical and research programs. In
addition, as one of the largest Nephrology research and training
program in the country, the Division is also internationally
recognized for its role in producing academic leaders in
Nephrology. The Division has trained a large number of academic
Nephrology physicians in this country who are currently practicing.
The Division consists of over 50 faculty located in three hospitals
and one research institute. These include University of Colorado
Hospital, Denver Veterans Administration Hospital, and Denver
Health. The Division Mission is to develop the next generation of
leaders in Nephrology through its transformative research,
comprehensive career development, and world-class care. The
Division Vision is to be the source of superior healthcare, push
boundaries of discovery, advance medical education and create hope
for patients with kidney disease through cutting edge treatments
and kidney transplantation.
The Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension at the
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is seeking an
outstanding physician-scientist or PhD-scientist in the area of
polycystic kidney disease (PKD). This individual will contribute to
research, and other programmatic missions of the PKD translational
Renal Diseases and Hypertension
Examples of Work Performed
The duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are
not limited to:
- The candidate's primary responsibilities will be to conduct
impactful research in the area of polycystic kidney disease (PKD)
and participate in the PKD Translational Group research program.
The ideal candidate will have a record of scholarly productivity,
mentorship and have received funding from the National Institute of
Health or other Federal Funding agencies.
- The candidate will be recommended for appointment at the rank
of Assistant or Associate Professor at the University of Colorado
School of Medicine.
The Assistant or Associate Professor reports to the Division
Head, Michel Chonchol, MD
The Assistant or Associate Professor will not supervise other
The position will provide training and mentoring to graduate
students and/or postdoctoral fellows, etc., however, it will not be
responsible for hiring, terminating and approving leave for other
Salary and Benefits:
The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been
Assistant Professor: $74,000 to $185,000
Associate Professor: $104,00 to $229,000
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.
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Diversity and Equity:
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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.
MD, MD/PhD, PhD, DO, or international equivalent terminal
Proven record of academic leadership abilities, as well as a
demonstrated commitment to education and mentoring.
- Medical license
- MD, MD/PhD, PhD, DO, or international equivalent terminal
- Proven record of academic leadership abilities, as well as a
demonstrated commitment to education and mentoring.
- Medical license.
- A record of scholarly achievement and extramural funding.
- Excellent communication skills to interface with learners,
faculty, healthcare teams, administrators, and community
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
To be successful in this position, candidates will need the
- Accomplishment in basic and/or translational research and
building relationships with clinical researchers
- A demonstrated commitment to education and mentorship of
medical and graduate students, residents and fellows.
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of