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Open Rank-Assistant or Associate Professor- Physician or PhD Scientist in Polycystic Kidney Disease

Company: University of Colorado
Location: Aurora
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

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 backgrounds.

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 research group.

Professional Field

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.

Supervision Received

The Assistant or Associate Professor reports to the Division Head, Michel Chonchol, MD

Supervision Exercised

The Assistant or Associate Professor will not supervise other employees.

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 employees.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at

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.

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.

Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.

Total Compensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation

Diversity and Equity:

Please click here for information on disability accommodations: http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/departments/HR/jobs/Pages/JobsatCUDenver.aspx

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

Assistant Professor-

  • MD, MD/PhD, PhD, DO, or international equivalent terminal degree.

  • Proven record of academic leadership abilities, as well as a demonstrated commitment to education and mentoring.

  • Medical license

Associate Professor:

  • MD, MD/PhD, PhD, DO, or international equivalent terminal degree.
  • Proven record of academic leadership abilities, as well as a demonstrated commitment to education and mentoring.
  • Medical license.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A record of scholarly achievement and extramural funding.
  • Excellent communication skills to interface with learners, faculty, healthcare teams, administrators, and community organizations.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

To be successful in this position, candidates will need the following:

  • 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 hire.

Keywords: University of Colorado, Aurora , Open Rank-Assistant or Associate Professor- Physician or PhD Scientist in Polycystic Kidney Disease, Other , Aurora, Colorado

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