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Assistant Professor-Research
University of Colorado in Aurora, Colorado
Date Posted 12/09/2021
Faculty-Medicine-Medical Researcher
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Assistant Professor-Research - 23846 
Research Faculty 



University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine/Department of Medicine/Division of Cardiology

Assistant Professor - Research

Position #00791585 – Requisition #23846


* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers *


The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date.  Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at:


Anschutz: https://www.ucdenver.edu/docs/librariesprovider284/default-document-library/3000-general-admission/3012---covid-19-vaccination-requirement-and-compliance.pdf?sfvrsn=4e9df3ba_2


Exemptions vary by campus location/department.

Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:

  • Anschutz Campus – Exemptions are allowed for medical or religious reasons.
  •  Consolidated/Central Services Administration – Will follow Anschutz policy on exemptions.


The University of Colorado 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 Cardiology has an opening for a full-time Assistant Professor of Research.


About the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a world-class medical destination at the forefront of transformative science, medicine, education and patient care. The campus encompasses the University of Colorado health professional schools, more than 60 centers and institutes, and two nationally ranked independent hospitals - UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital and Children's Hospital Colorado - that treat more than two million adult and pediatric patients each year. Innovative, interconnected and highly collaborative, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus delivers life-changing treatments, patient care and professional training and conducts world-renowned research fueled by over $650 million in research grants. For more information, visit www.cuanschutz.edu .


Position Emphasis:

The candidate should be able to initiate break-through projects in the field of cardiovascular disease.  The basic duties include but not limited to (1) Initiation and designing of new research projects, (2) independently conducting translational research of cardiovascular disease, (3) collaborating with colleagues on research projects, (4) assisting PI with training high school student, undergraduate student, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows, (5) assisting PI with limited teaching, (6) assisting PI with writing grants and manuscripts, and (7) developing new research technologies for medical research in the lab and Department of Medicine-Cardiology.


Salary and Benefits:


The salary range (or hiring range ) for this position has been established at $73,000 to $80,000.


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 (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

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 contact hr.adacoordinator@ucdenver.edu for information on disability accommodations

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.

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.




Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD, MD, or DVM.
  • Being a postdoctoral researcher for > 4 years in development biology or genetics.
  • Being an instructor for > 4 years in cardiovascular research.
  • Publishing scientific articles in high-impact journals.


Required:  Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in handling model organisms, such as C. elegans and mice.
  • Expertise in human induced pluripotent stem cell biology.
  • Expertise in CRISPR or other editing approach in mammalian cells in vitro and in vivo .
  • Having experience in classroom teaching.
      Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References Application Materials Instructions: 
Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers , refer to requisition ID: 23846
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.
    Job Category
    : Faculty 
    Primary Location
    : Aurora 
    Department: U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS - 20169 - SOM-MED-Cardiology 
    : Full-time 
    Posting Date
    : Nov 29, 2021 
    Unposting Date
    : Dec 5, 2021, 1:59:00 AM 
    Position Number: 00791585
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