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Assistant Professor-Research
University of Colorado in Aurora, Colorado
Date Posted 10/05/2020
Faculty-Medicine-Medical Researcher
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Assistant Professor-Research - 19145 
Research Faculty 


University of Colorado – School of Medicine
Division of Health Care Policy and Research
Assistant Professor Research

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.
The Division of Health Care Policy and Research at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus invites applications for a faculty (MD, PhD, or equivalent) position with formal training in economics, health economics, health policy, health services research or related fields to further enhance the advancement of economic sciences in healthcare delivery, financing, outcomes & policy. 
The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary team of researchers leading and contributing to innovative projects that focus on: 

  • Medicare & Medicaid policies & regulations
  • Clinical & system interventions aimed at improving health system performance & value, including long-term & post-acute care services (e.g., nursing home, home health and transitional care), hospice & palliative care 
  • Improving patient safety in all settings
  • Reducing health care disparities.

The successful candidate will conduct rigorous, externally funded research that contributes to the division's mission.  The incumbent will play a role in the expansion of currently funded programs, funding acquisition in new promising areas & help develop collaborative relationships across the Anschutz Medical Campus, as well as with external partners. Candidates will have experience or demonstrate willingness and ability, to mentor junior faculty and research trainees at the MD, PhD, and MPH levels, as well as a willingness to provide expertise and consultation to colleagues & collaborators.  

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 .

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.

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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 .
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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:

  • A terminal degree PhD, MD or equivalent
  • Graduate-level, research-oriented training in economics, health services research, public policy or related discipline.
  • Demonstrated potential to establish an independent program of research.
  • Demonstrated potential for successful aquisition of external funding.
  • At least 3 years of postdoctoral research experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience working with clinical faculty on research projects is desirable at all ranks.

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

Special Instructions to Applicants: Questions should be directed to Mark Gritz, Division Head, Health Care Policy and Research Mark.Gritz@cuanschutz.edu.     Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References Application Materials Instructions: Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers , refer to requisition ID: 19145
When applying, applicants must include:
  • A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
    • The position you are applying for
    • Summary of research accomplishments
    • Statement of research interests and goals
    • Summary of distinctive qualifications and potential fit with HCPR’s mission
  • A current Resume/CV
  • The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for 3-5 professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document
  • Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.
    Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.
    Job Category
    : Faculty 
    Primary Location
    : Aurora 
    Department: U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS - 21099 - SOM-MED-HCP&R Gen Operations 
    : Full-time 
    Posting Date
    : Sep 14, 2020 
    Unposting Date
    : Ongoing 
    Posting Contact Name: Karen Suess 
    Posting Contact Email: Karen.Suess@cuanschutz.edu 
    Position Number: 00769873
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