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Associate Professor
University of Colorado in Aurora, Colorado
Date Posted 12/14/2021
Faculty-Engineering-Other Engineering
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Associate Professor - 23937 



University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Critical Care

Associate Professor

Position #00666320– Requisition #23937

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

**This posting is open to current University of Colorado Employees only**

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

Denver: https://www.ucdenver.edu/coronavirus

Exemptions vary by campus location/department.

Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:

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

The University of Colorado Denver 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

Department of Pediatrics, Section of Critical Care has an opening for a full-time Associate Professor position.

Nature of Work:

The Department of Pediatrics Section of Critical Care Medicine has an opening for a full-time tenure track – Associate Professor position. This position is focused mainly on research with some small teaching components.

The faculty member will be responsible for developing and maintaining a research program centered around computational modeling and data analytics, which should be applied to the study of cardiopulmonary disease. The faculty will be responsible for securing outside funding for an independent research program and managing a team of graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and technical staff. Additionally, the successful candidate will be expected to actively pursue funded teaching opportunities.

The Section of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and associated Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Research Laboratory (CVP) are primarily interested in linking high throughput omics data with functional and biomechanical aspects of cardiopulmonary disease. Therefore, the applicant will be expected to assist members of the section and department with ongoing projects that require statistical analysis or bioengineering support.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

Position Emphasis:

The duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Collaborate with physicians, physicists, biologists, and other disciplines to build a multi-disciplinary research program focused on bioinformatics in cardiovascular research. The applicant will be encouraged to build collaborations on the Anschutz Medical Campus and with other institutions.
  • The applicant will be required to actively pursue teaching opportunities for up to 25% of his/her time.
  • Supervise and mentor a team of graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and technical staff.
  • Serve as a general point of reference to other members of the Section and CVP laboratory with questions regarding modeling and data analytics.
  • The position is expected to be financially sustainable in the future through extramural funding (e.g., NIH, AHA, DoD).

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

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range  for this position has been established at $105,000 to $125,000.

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.

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 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.

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.

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 click here for information on disability accommodations: https://www1.ucdenver.edu/offices/human-resources/employee-relations-performance/ada-compliance

Office of Equity: https://www1.ucdenver.edu/offices/equity

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:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Bioengineering, mechanical engineering, applied mathematics, or related discipline.
  • Minimum 5-years of experience applying machine learning algorithms to physiological signals and omics analysis in cardiopulmonary disease.
  • Minimum 5-years of experience in patient-specific modeling (e.g., CFD, FEA – from patient imaging and pressure measurements) applied to cardiopulmonary disease.
  • Minimum 5-years of experience in systems physiology modeling and optimization of the cardiopulmonary system.
  • Must have active K or R-level (or equivalent) funding as principal investigator.
  • Experience teaching undergraduate and/or graduate coursework.

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

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must successfully pass a drug test through Children’s Hospital Colorado.
  • Must be willing and able to pass a national criminal background check.


  • Responsible and dedicated with self-motivation.
  • Exceptionally team-oriented and able to work with multidisciplinary teams at all levels.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to respectfully lead and supervise others to achieve high productivity.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience mentoring students and postdoctoral fellows.
  • Experience teaching courses on empirical machine learning, mechanistic machine learning, and/or computational physiology.
  • Completion of postdoctoral research fellowship.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Required Application Materials: To apply, please visit: http://www.cu.edu/cu-careers and attach: 1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2. A current Resume/CV 3. 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. Questions should be directed to: Matt Croskey at Matthew.Croskey@cuanschutz.edu     Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References Application Materials Instructions: Application Deadline: Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers, refer to requisition 23937. Application deadline is ASAP.   
Job Category
: Faculty 
Primary Location
: Aurora 
Department: U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS - 20999 - SOM-PEDS Critical Care-GenOps 
: Full-time 
Posting Date
: Dec 13, 2021 
Unposting Date
: Dec 19, 2021, 1:59:00 AM 
Posting Contact Name: Matt Croskey 
Posting Contact Email: Matthew.Croskey@cuanschutz.edu 
Position Number: 00666320
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