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University of Colorado Professor in Aurora, Colorado


University of Colorado – School of Medicine


The Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine is currently recruiting full-time emergency physicians to serve as clinical or academic faculty who will have expertise in educating learners (including residents), research, or clinical subspecialty areas including but not limited to point of care ultrasound, sports medicine, palliative care, toxicology, critical care, hyperbarics, and quality and patient safety. Duties will include patient care and bedside teaching as well as limited didactic teaching of emergency medicine residents and medical students.

The Emergency Department at the University of Colorado Hospital is a 55,000 square foot state of the art facility with 74 treatment areas including a 16 bed observation unit and is a major teaching site for the Denver Health Residency in Emergency Medicine. The University of Colorado Hospital is a 551 bed tertiary care referral center, level II trauma center, ABA verified burn center, and joint commission certified comprehensive stroke center of excellence and is part of the newly formed University of Colorado Health System. Current patient volumes are in excess of 75,000 visits per year with anticipated growth of 10-20% annually.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Possess a strong dedication to clinical activities, as they relate to an individual’s areas of expertise and experience, including providing care to adult and pediatric patients.

  • Clinical activity that will result in promotion as stipulated in the UCSOMFaculty Handbook.

  • Clinical responsibilities include attending in the Emergency Department of the University of Colorado Hospital at the Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion (AIP). As one of the goals of the Department of Emergency Medicine is integration across our distributed campus, clinical duties may also be assigned to the Emergency Department at Denver Health Medical Center.

Teaching responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  1. Bedside teaching and supervision.

  2. Participation in didactic education for emergency medicine residents and students.

Administrative responsibilities will be limited to ensure time to develop a clinical career but may include:

  1. Participation in quality improvement initiatives in the Department of Emergency Medicine.

  2. Participation in ad hoc and established Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado Hospital, or School of Medicine committees as needed.


Minimum Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have completed an emergency medicine residency, be board prepared or certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine.

Required Competencies, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

The successful candidate will have demonstrated potential for outstanding clinical performance.

Preferred Qualifications:

Completion of a four-year ABEM accredited residency in Emergency Medicine and a track record of clinical productivity, preferably with clinical shifts which have included direct supervision Emergency Medicine residents at a level I or Level II Trauma Center or tertiary care hospital.

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 .

The University of Colorado Denver 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.

The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. 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 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.

Job: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Job Category Faculty


Schedule Full-time

Posting Date Jul 27, 2016

Unposting Date Ongoing

Posting Contact Name Frances Schulz

Posting Contact Email

Posting Number 00007009

Req ID: 06110

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.