Assistant/Associate/Full Professor and Health Professions Professional
University of Colorado Denver
July 19, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) and the Health Professions Office at the University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver) downtown campus seek to hire a faculty member at open rank who has an established research record that would meet tenure or near-tenure qualifications in one of the departments in CLAS including the Department of Psychology or Department of Integrative Biology (see full list of CLAS departments and programs here: https://clas.ucdenver.edu/departments-interdisciplinary-units ). The successful candidate will have experience teaching, research that complements the appointing department and experience working with students in preparation for applying to health professions graduate programs.
In this position, the successful candidate is expected to teach at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels, maintain an active research program in the area of their expertise, and contribute to a growing and robust Health Professions Advising program. In particular, the successful candidate is expected to mentor students in support of diversity and inclusion. The teaching load for full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty is up to four courses per year in CLAS, but with 50% responsibility in the Health Professions Advising program, the teaching load in this position will be at most two courses per year.
Please see the link to additional job detail and application information. Review of applications will begin August 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
Required qualifications: A Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in any discipline in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, teaching and/or student mentoring experience and a strong record of peer-reviewed publications are required. We encourage faculty with a broad range of health-related research interests to apply. The candidate must be self-motivated, able work collaboratively with faculty members in their department of expertise and throughout the University. The successful applicant must be able to advocate for students and serve as a liaison for the health professions program in the community and other academic settings.
Preferred qualifications: Experience advising pre-health or health professions students, familiarity with the processes for application to health professions programs. A record of inclusive mentoring and teaching are highly desirable qualifications. In addition, a record of research that would qualify for tenure within a candidates’s home department is desirable.
Additional Salary Information: Nine-month salary plus summer contract. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Internal Number: 13906
About University of Colorado Denver
The University of Colorado Denver is an urban research university comprised of the Denver Campus and the Anschutz Medical Campus. The consolidated university confers more graduate degrees each year than any other higher education institution in Colorado, offering over 130 degree programs in 13 schools and colleges, and brings in over $420 million annually in sponsored research. The Denver Campus is located in downtown Denver on the Auraria Higher Education Center next to a vibrant commercial and cultural district, three major professional sports venues, the Denver Convention Center, the Performing Arts Center, and city and state government offices.
CU Denveer and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has a strong commitment to building an inclusive environment for STEM education and for assisting students who wish to enter the clinical health professions as well as non-clinical careers in health more broadly; as part of an office that serves as many as 1300 students per year. CU Denver is part of the National Science Foundation’s Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (INCLUDES), and a recipient of ...a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Inclusive Excellence Grant for enhancing equity in STEM education. Our student body of 15,000 is diverse: among our undergraduates, 52% percent are women and 43% are students of color, including 57% of the freshman class.Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated commitment to a philosophy of inclusion, which is embedded in all aspects of campus life.