University of Colorado Instructor in Aurora, Colorado

University of Colorado School of Medicine**

Anschutz Medical Campus

*Department of Pediatrics,Section of Allergy and Immunology *

Position #740589 – Requisition #11626


The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver—one of America’s most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

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The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among the top institutions nationally in clinical care, education and research. Its 230-acre campus, designed to enhance collaboration and interprofessional education, hosts the College of Nursing; the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health; the Graduate School; a Health Sciences Library; and two hospitals. Strategically located contiguous to the campus are a biosciences research park and the soon-to-be-completed Veterans Hospital. CU Anschutz offers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and five first-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside faculty members who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expert clinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for research and innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards each year and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since 2002.

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A national leader in health care and life sciences, CU Anschutz is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado and the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Located in Aurora, Colo., it is one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. With six schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future by blending education, research and clinical care all in one place. This strategic collaboration among diverse health care fields allows knowledge to travel directly from the research bench to the patient’s bedside.Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

_Nature of Work_

The Section of Allergy & Immumology of the Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Pediatric Allergist/Immunologist to provide oversight and medical management of children with allergic and immunologic diseases in both inpatient and outpatient settings, and participate in the education of students and residents in accordance with the mission of the University of Colorado School of Medicine’s Department of Pediatrics.

_Professional Field_

Pediatric Allergy & Immunology

_Examples of Work Performed_

The candidate will provide oversight andcare of patients with asthma, food allergy, allergic rhinitis and conjunctivitis, atopic dermatitis, drug allergy, animal dander sensitivity, insect sting allergy, urticaria, angioedema, anaphylaxis and immunodeficiencies in inpatient and outpatient settings. This will include oversight of food challenges, drug challenges, and providing allergen immunotherapy. These services will be performed at the main campus of Children’s Hospital Colorado and at Network of Care locations. The candidate will participate in call coverage for the Section of Allergy and Immunology, including inpatient consultations. The candidate will also participate in the teaching of fellows and residents assigned to her/his clinic and service rotations.

_Minimum Requirements_

  • Applicants should have successfully completed a pediatric residency and an Allergy and Immunology Fellowship.

  • Recognized as Board Certified/Eligible by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology.

  • State of Colorado medical license and DEA license must be obtained on or before the hire date.

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Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities_*

The candidate should have the knowledge and ability to provide expert oversight and medical management of children with complex allergic and immunologic disease who often have other significant medical issues. Excellent communication skills and teaching ability is also required.

_Preferred Qualifications _

  • Experience in performing food challenges

  • Experience in performing drug challenges

  • Experience in prescribing and administering subcutaneous allergen immunotherapy

  • Experience in the evaluation and management of patients with primary and secondary immune disorders

  • Experience in teaching medical students and residents

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PLEASENOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring salary for this position is and commensurate with skills and experience. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at https://www.cu.edu/employee-services.

The 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 investigations for all prospective employees.

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.

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Job: *Faculty

Organization: *H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus

Title: Instructor

Location: Aurora

Requisition ID: 11626