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Associate Professor -Peds MRI
University of Colorado in Aurora, Colorado
Date Posted 02/15/2021
Faculty-Engineering-Other Engineering
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Associate Professor -Peds MRI - 20178 



University of Colorado – School of Medicine

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.

Associate Professor of Radiology – Tenure track

The University of Colorado School of Medicine, Department of Radiology is seeking a PhD Scientist to build a strong cardiac, fetal or brain MR-based research program to support pediatric radiology and multidisciplinary research.  Expertise in MRI, pulse sequence programming, computational science, informatics, or bioengineering preferred.  Proven success in grant funding required.

Department of Radiology, Section of Pediatrics has 25+ Radiologists that practice at Children’s Hospital Colorado (CHCO). CHCO, located on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora Colorado, is ranked 4th nationally in NIH funding among pediatric hospitals.  The Children’s Colorado Network of care includes 285 bed main hospital with the recent addition of 199 bed tower, five satellite locations from Denver to Colorado Springs.

Job Description:   The successful candidate will have broad experience and a proven, current track record in NIH-funded MRI research, substantial administrative experience, excellent interpersonal skills to work with and bring together a diverse pool of research scientists in translational research and a broad vision for the development of imaging based research across all disciplines.  Expanded capacity in MRI and the opportunity to develop collaborative research with successful institutes within Children’s Hospital, including Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Maternal Fetal Medicine and MRI.

Job Responsibilities: 

1)  Develop a translational research program that uses cardiac imaging methods to improve outcomes for cardiac surgery procedures for congenital heart disease.

2)  Establish an environment that promotes innovation in MRI acquisition and analysis for fetal imaging with a focus on cardiovascular and neuroimaging.

3)  Enhance current research and serve as a teacher and mentor to in and outside of the Department of


 4)   Support CHCO research through collaborations with CHCO faculty to secure grant funding to improve health through advances in imaging.

5)  Expand collaboration with industry. The structure of the lab should be such that industry support is encouraged and benefits the investigators, as well as the vendors and ultimately facilitates the translation of imaging research to the advancement of clinical care.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range for this position has been established at $130,000-$150,000. 

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.




Minimum qualifications:

  • MD or PhD in Biomedical, electrical or computer engineering
  • Proven record of grant funding
  • Expertise in Magnetic resonance pulse programming, computational science or engineering
  • Experience in Pediatric Cardiology MRI mapping  
  • Experience managing laboratory personnel and supervision of postdoctoral fellows and other scientific faculty

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 

      Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References Application Materials Instructions: Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers , refer to requisition ID: 20178
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 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 - 21835 - SOM-RAD Pediatrics Gen Ops HR 
    : Full-time 
    Posting Date
    : Feb 11, 2021 
    Unposting Date
    : Ongoing 
    Posting Contact Name: Karen Kimes 
    Posting Contact Email: karen.kimes@cuanschutz.edu 
    Position Number: 00781481
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