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University of Colorado Assistant Professor-Research in Aurora, Colorado


University of Colorado – School of Medicine

Division of Health Care Policy and Research

Assistant Professor Research

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 Division of Health Care Policy and Research at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus invites applications for a faculty (MD, PhD, or equivalent) position with formal training in economics, health economics, health policy, health services research or related fields to further enhance the advancement of economic sciences in healthcare delivery, financing, outcomes & policy.

The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary team of researchers leading and contributing to innovative projects that focus on:

  • Medicare & Medicaid policies & regulations

  • Clinical & system interventions aimed at improving health system performance & value, including long-term & post-acute care services (e.g., nursing home, home health and transitional care), hospice & palliative care

  • Improving patient safety in all settings

  • Reducing health care disparities.

The successful candidate will conduct rigorous, externally funded research that contributes to the division's mission. The incumbent will play a role in the expansion of currently funded programs, funding acquisition in new promising areas & help develop collaborative relationships across the Anschutz Medical Campus, as well as with external partners. Candidates will have experience or demonstrate willingness and ability, to mentor junior faculty and research trainees at the MD, PhD, and MPH levels, as well as a willingness to provide expertise and consultation to colleagues & collaborators.

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 .

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.

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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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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:

  • A terminal degree PhD, MD or equivalent

  • Graduate-level, research-oriented training in economics, health services research, public policy or related discipline.

  • Demonstrated potential to establish an independent program of research.

  • Demonstrated potential for successful aquisition of external funding.

  • At least 3 years of postdoctoral research experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience working with clinical faculty on research projects is desirable at all ranks.

*Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Job: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Job Category Faculty


Schedule Full-time

Posting Date Sep 14, 2020

Unposting Date Ongoing

Posting Contact Name Karen Suess

Posting Contact Email

Posting Number 00769873

Req ID: 19145

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.