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Open Rank Faculty- Developmental Pediatrics

at University of Colorado Boulder

Posted: 3/7/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 11218

Job Description

University of Colorado School ofMedicine


University ofColorado

Department ofPediatrics – Section of Developmental Pediatrics

Instructor, Assistant Professor or Associate Professor 

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician

Position # 739487  – Requisition # 11218


TheUniversity of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research universityserving more than 18,000 students. A national leader in health care and lifesciences, CU Anschutz is the only comprehensive academic health sciences centerin Colorado and the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. The University of Colorado Anschutz MedicalCampus ranks among the top institutions nationally in clinical care, educationand research. Its 230-acre campus, designed to enhance collaboration and inter-professionaleducation, hosts the College of Nursing; the Schools of Dental Medicine,Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health; the Graduate School; a Health SciencesLibrary; and two hospitals. Strategically located contiguous to the campus area biosciences research park and the soon-to-be-completed Veterans Hospital. CUAnschutz offers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and fivefirst-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside facultymembers who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expertclinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for researchand innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards eachyear and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since2002. 


With six schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trainsthe health sciences workforce of the future by blending education, research andclinical care all in one place. This strategic collaboration among diversehealth care fields allows knowledge to travel directly from the research benchto the patient's bedside. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.


The Universityof Colorado | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, facultyand administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture ofinclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding.



The Departmentof Pediatrics, Section of Developmental Pediatrics at the University ofColorado School of Medicine is seeking a full-time faculty member at the Instructor,Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level. This position will be at our Children'sColorado Briargate location in Colorado Springs, an extension of theDevelopmental Pediatrics program located at the main Anschutz Medical Campus. Applicantsshould be board certified in Pediatrics and board eligible or certified inDevelopmental-Behavioral Pediatrics (DBP) or Neurodevelopmental Disabilities(NDD). We have a busy clinical practice,an ACGME accredited DBP fellowship program, and opportunities for collaborativeand independent research.  Applicantsshould have a strong commitment to education and clinical care. The applicantalso is encouraged to have an area of scholarly interest.


DevelopmentalPediatrics is a clinical program is located primarily at Children's HospitalColorado on the Anschutz Medical campus. We also provide clinical services at multiple Network of Care sites. We provide interdisciplinary developmentalassessment and management of children and youth with a wide array ofdevelopmental and behavioral problems. We are one of ten sites for the DBPTraining Grant funded by HRSA/MCHB, one of 14 DBPNet sites, and associated witha Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) program. We are part of the Neuroscience Institute atChildren's Hospital Colorado, which also includes Child Neurology andNeurosurgery. We also work closely withChild Psychiatry, Genetics, Rehabilitation Medicine, and Special Care Clinic,with ample collaborative opportunities.


Children'sHospital Colorado has been in existence for over 100 years. U.S. News and World report consistently ranksus in the top 10 of pediatric hospitals. 

Job Responsibilities: 

The Instructor/Assistant Professor/Associate Professorwill provide direct clinical care to children with a wide array ofdevelopmental and behavioral problems. Teaching responsibilities include potential interactions with DBPfellows, residents and medical students. The Instructor, Assistant Professor or AssociateProfessor also is encouraged to have an area of scholarly interest.

Salary and Benefits:

The hiringsalary for this position is negotiable andcommensurate with skills and experience. This position is not eligible forovertime compensation.


TheUniversity of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information onUniversity benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at

The Universityof Colorado | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated toensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students andvisitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct backgroundinvestigations for all prospective employees.


The Universityof Colorado | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed torecruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrativestaff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect,communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnicminorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University ofColorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

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  • MD or DO;
  • Board Certified inPediatrics;
  • Board Eligible or Board Certifiedin Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics or Neurodevelopmental Disabilities. 

Condition ofEmployment:

  • Mustsuccessfully pass a drug test through Children's Hospital Colorado.
  •  Must bewilling and able to pass a national criminal background check.

Knowledge, Skills,and Abilities:

  • Ability to perform well as a team member as well as functionindependently.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge and experience of interdisciplinary assessment andmanagement of developmental and behavioral problems, and special health careneeds, of children from infancy through adolescence.
  • He/she should be invested in the education and careerdevelopment of others.


  • Successful completion of accredited DBP or NDD training programs.
  • Experience working in interdisciplinary developmental assessment teams.
  • Ability to provide psychopharmacological management ofattention and other behavior problems. 


*Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.Questions should be directed to Alex Homkes at