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University of Colorado Assistant Professor - Developmental Pediatrics Psychologist in Aurora, Colorado


University of Colorado School of Medicine

University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Section of Developmental Pediatrics - Briargate Colorado Springs

Assistant Professor - Developmental Pediatrics Psychologist

Position #00676422– Requisition #18998

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  • 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.

The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Developmental Pediatrics has an opening for two full-time (unclassified) Assistant Professor - Developmental Pediatrics Psychologist positions.

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 at _.

Nature of Work:

The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Developmental Pediatrics at the

University of Colorado School of Medicine is seeking a full-time Psychology

faculty member at the Assistant Professor level. This position will be at our

Children's Colorado Briargate location in Colorado Springs, an extension of

the Developmental Pediatrics program located at the main Anschutz

Medical Campus. We provide interdisciplinary, and single discipline,

developmental assessments and management of children and youth with a

wide array of developmental and behavioral problems. Developmental

Pediatrics is part of the Neuroscience Institute at Children's Hospital

Colorado, which also includes Child Neurology and Neurosurgery. We also

work closely with Child Psychiatry, Genetics, Rehabilitation Medicine, and

Special Care Clinic, with ample collaborative opportunities.

This Assistant Professor Psychologists will provide clinical assessment and

intervention for children with developmental behavioral conditions including

but not limited to autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability, other

developmental disabilities with co-occurring behavioral problems, and

neurogenetic conditions. Teaching responsibilities may include interactions

with psychology postdoctoral fellows and interns, developmental behavioral

pediatric fellows, residents and medical students. Applicants should have a

strong commitment to education and clinical care. Scholarly activities are

encouraged although not required.

Examples of Work Performed:

  • Direct psychological consultations, evaluations, integrated behavioral health interventions, psychotherapy and group therapy related to developmental disabilities.

  • Individual and multidisciplinary comprehensive assessment of developmental behavioral concerns.

  • Faculty participates and contributes to the training of psychology externs, interns and post-doctoral fellows as well as medical students, residents and fellows. Training may include supervision and didactic presentations.

  • Faculty contribute to program development including involvement in ongoing quality improvement projects.

  • Faculty encouraged to demonstrate scholarly interest and activity. This may include clinical research, developing new treatments, literature reviews, and involvement in the development of training or clinical guidelines related to the field of developmental behavioral conditions.

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

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 at Employee Services at .

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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.

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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:

  • Candidates must be eligible for licensure, or a licensed psychologist in Colorado.

  • Graduate of an accredited Clinical, Counseling or School Psychology program or the equivalent

  • Graduate of an APA accredited psychology internship

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship in Developmental Disabilities or the equivalent

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must successfully pass a 10-panel drug test through Children's Hospital Colorado

  • Must be willing and able to pass a national criminal and sex-offender background check

  • Complies with hospital and medical staff by-law requirements of the job

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A history of successful academic and scholarly activity related to the field of clinical psychology.

  • A history of interest and demonstrated success in clinical and scholarly activity in the field of developmental behavioral pediatrics.

  • Demonstrated evidence-based assessment with developmental behavioral conditions.

  • Demonstrated evidence-based treatment/intervention expertise with developmental behavioral conditions.

  • Demonstrated teaching and training experience in psychology and developmental pediatrics.

  • 3 or more years' experience pediatric neurodevelopmental disabilities.

  • 3 or more years' experience as a psychologist doing pediatric diagnostic assessments.

  • Experience with psychological and developmental testing protocols


  • Demonstrable familiarity with a range of developmental behavioral conditions.

  • Familiarity and expertise with assessment instruments used with children and adolescents with developmental disabilities.

  • The ability to create strong and respectful helping relationships with patients and colleagues.

  • Curiosity about the impact of neurodevelopmental conditions and the impact on social cognition, adaptive functioning and cognitive abilities.

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Job: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Job Category Faculty


Schedule Full-time

Posting Date Aug 28, 2020

Unposting Date Ongoing

Posting Contact Name Sarah Falkof

Posting Contact Email

Posting Number 00676422

Req ID: 18998

The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.