Asst Professor-UCCC GI Clinic

University of Colorado - School of Medicine
Asst Professor - UCCC GI Clinic
The Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology has a faculty opening for a full- time Assistant Professor within the University of Colorado Cancer Center (UCCC) in the multidisciplinary (GI) Gastrointestinal Cancer Program in Aurora, Colorado. The UCCC is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center within a matrix organization consisting of 14 institutions including the University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus, University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), the Denver VA Medical Center, and Denver Health and Hospital. The School of Medicine is one of the top 5 public institutions in NIH grant support with over $600M in annual funding. The Division of Medical Oncology consists of a diverse group of clinicians and basic science faculty, clinical and research trainees, research laboratory technicians, students, administrative assistants and administrators. and the mission of the Division of Medical Oncology (DMO) is to provide outstanding care to our cancer patients, to conduct high quality basic, translational, and clinical research, and to provide excellent teaching opportunities for basic and clinical trainees. We believe that an interactive, collaborative scientific environment is critical in achieving our goals and in making major advances in cancer therapy.
Role Description:
Now hiring for an Assistant Professor with interest in gastrointestinal (GI) cancer clinical / translational research and patient care. The Assistant Professor will be an active participant in the multidisciplinary GI Cancer Program. The final candidate will be expected to participate in the clinical GI cancer program which includes four weekly multidisciplinary clinics/tumor boards, research conferences, and interactions with multiple surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, gastroenterologists, interventional radiologists, and pathologists (including in-house molecular testing). The program includes full service consult and follow-up clinics, and an infusion center.
Duties and Responsibilities:
+ Direct patient care and clinical research. The final candidate hired will attend on the inpatient Oncology/Hematology ward at UCH for 2-4 weeks yearly, and will hold a minimum of 4 half-day clinics per week with mentoring of Medical Oncology fellows.
+ The position can be restructured if the qualified candidate wishes to pursue a combination of clinical work and laboratory-based research. Opportunities exist for K12 or other career development grants.
+ We are supported by a nursing staff, nurse practitioners / physician assistants as well as several clinical research associates.
The GI Cancer Tissue Bank actively processes and stores samples. Strong collaborations exist with the phase I program. This position will report to and receive supervision from Dr. Wells Messersmith, Director, GI Medical Oncology, Professor and Division Head.
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
Minimum Qualifications:
+ Applicants for this faculty full-time position must have an M.D. from an accredited Institution in the U.S., or the equivalent. If a non-U.S. graduate
+ Must complete ECFMG certification and be qualified to obtain a Colorado Medical license, board certification in Internal Medicine and be board eligible or board certified in Medical Oncology.
Desired Qualifications:
The candidate must have excellent clinical skills pertaining to medical oncology in general and GI in particular and a proven track record in clinical and/or correlative laboratory based oncology research, including clinical protocol development.
Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA):
This position is at the Assistant Professor level within the Medical Oncology Division, Department of Medicine. The Assistant Professor will be an active participant in the GI Clinical Program, although additional coverage in other clinical programs such as Phase I may be considered. Participants in programs are involved in direct patient care, clinical research, and, as needed, laboratory
and translational research.
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 atEmployee Services.
The University of Colorado Denver 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 strongly supports the principle of diversity. 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.
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.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References
Application Materials Instructions:
Applications are accepted electronically atCU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 07641
When applying, applicants must include:
+ A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
+ A current Resume/CV
+ The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three 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.Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. ea0ddcc6634040df8882d930a60cbf28

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