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University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
  • Position Number: 5405989
  • Location: Aurora, CO
  • Position Type: Medicine - Physicians
Assistant Professor - 34161 Faculty

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Department: Pediatrics – Hematology/Oncology/BMT

Job Title: Assistant Professor

Position #: 00663079 – Requisition #:34161

Job Summary:

The Section of Hematology Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant/Cellular Therapies is seeking applicants with a dedicated interest in the care of children and young adults undergoing hematopoietic cell transplantation or cellular therapy for both malignant and non-malignant diseases. The successful applicant will work with other attending physicians on the Pediatric BMT-Cellular therapy service in the supervision of advance practice providers, fellows, and residents in organizing each day's inpatient rounds, procedures, and family conferences. The schedule is designed so that there is dedicated time for academic activity in Clinical or Translational BMT-CT research. Applicants with an emerging and/or established body of research, as evidenced by a track record of publications and/or external funding will be given priority. In this role, you will have approximately 20% of your time spent conducting clinical/translational research and 80% of your time spent as a faculty member practicing clinical Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant-Cell Therapy independently in the inpatient and outpatient settings, although alternative effort distributions may be arranged if external funding supports it.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide independent care of pediatric BMT-CT patients
  • Provide education and supervision to medical, nursing and other students, residents, and fellows in the inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Communicate with referring physicians regarding shared patients on BMT-CT service and provide coordination of care between the inpatient and outpatient settings including interactions with nursing and pharmacy colleagues.
  • Participate in the treatment of patients on clinical research protocols.
  • This position will also have shared holiday, weekend and night call responsibilities with other faculty members.

Work Location:

Onsite – this role is expected to work onsite and is located in Aurora, Colorado.

Why Join Us:

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, tuition benefits, ECO pass, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays and more. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

Diversity and Equity:

The University of Colorado 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, persons within the LGBTQ+ community and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO); must be board certified/eligible in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. Continuous Maintenance of Certification is required.
  • Active Colorado state license and DEA certification or ability to obtain.
  • Training and expertise in pediatric Hematology, Oncology and/or BMT-CT; Minimum 1 year of professional experience in clinical setting.
  • Completion of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapies Pediatric Fellowship
  • Three years of experience in providing didactic teaching in a variety of multidisciplinary settings.

Condition of Employment:
  • Must successfully pass a drug test through Children's Hospital Colorado
  • Must be willing and able to pass a national criminal background check
  • Continuous Maintenance of Board Certification(s).
  • Meet all Children's Hospital Colorado credentialing requirements and continuous active medical staff status.
  • Maintain a current Colorado State Medical License and DEA certification.

*For questions regarding Children's Hospital drug testing requirements, please contact Children's Human Resources at 720-777-8598. Some positions may require testing if access to Children's Hospital or their systems is needed at any time during employment with the University. If drug testing is required, it will be listed in the job posting.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • At least 2 years of experience in the independent care and management of pediatric hematology/oncology/BMT-CT patients.
  • Pediatric BMT-CT subspecialty/fellowship training at a high volume academic medical center is strongly preferred (can substitute for one year of experience listed above).
  • Record of sustained independent funding of clinical research or translational/laboratory work, with preference given to candidates who have secured at least one cycle of renewed funding if greater than 20% protected research time is to be included in this position.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to independently care for and manage complex Pediatric BMT patients in an academic setting.
  • High customer service skills, team-based patient care, and ability to meet productivity targets are expected.

How to Apply:

For full consideration, please submit the following document(s):

1. Curriculum vitae / Resume

2. Three to five professional references, including name, address, phone number (mobile number if appropriate), and email address

Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at

Questions should be directed to: Kate Trankina, KATHERINE.TRANKINA@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU

Screening of Applications Begins:

Screening begins immediately and continues until July 14, 2024.

Anticipated Pay Range:

The starting salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established as HIRING RANGE:


The above hiring rate represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation unless it is non-exempt.

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.

Perks & Benefits:

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ADA Statement:

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at​.

Background Check Statement:

The University of Colorado 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 investigations for all prospective employees.

Vaccination Statement:

CU Anschutz strongly encourages vaccination against the COVID-19 virus and other vaccine preventable diseases. If you work, visit, or volunteer in healthcare facilities or clinics operated by our affiliated hospital or clinical partners or by CU Anschutz, you will be required to comply with the vaccination and medical surveillance policies of the facilities or clinics where you work, visit, or volunteer, respectively. In addition, if you work in certain research areas or perform certain safety sensitive job duties, you must enroll in the occupational health medical surveillance program.
Application Materials Required: Resume/CV, List of References

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora Department: U0001 -- Anschutz Med Campus or Denver - 20877 - SOM-PEDS Hematology-Onc-GenOps

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Jul 9, 2024

Unposting Date: Jul 15, 2024, 5:59:00 AM Posting Contact Name: Kate Trankina Posting Contact Email: KATHERINE.TRANKINA@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU Position Number: 00663079

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