Assistant or Associate Professor, Dissemination & Implementation Scientist, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO

Assistant or Associate Professor, Dissemination & Implementation Scientist, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO

Posting Date: 08/20/2018

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University of Colorado – School of Medicine

Dissemination & Implementation Scientist – Assistant or Associate Professor

The University of Colorado School of Medicine (CU SOM) seeks an experienced Dissemination and Implementation (D&I) Scientist at the advanced assistant or associate professor level to collaborate with and help lead an active and growing D&I research, training and consultation program.

This position will be predominantly research and research consulting, although some clinical work or teaching is possible depending upon candidate background and interests. The position will involve partnership with diverse programs, departments and disciplines across the CU SOM and other community and academic partner organizations. It will be housed within the D&I Science Program of the CU Denver Adult and Child Consortium for Health Outcomes Research and Delivery Science (ACCORDS).   ACCORDS D&I Homepage

A specific candidate content area of interest is not required, however, alignment with areas of current strengths on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus is desirable. Examples of existing methodological or content areas of expertise include: pragmatic research and evaluation, learning health systems, digital health, leadership and teams, patient centered and shared decision making research, and mixed methods and qualitative approaches. The emphasis is on D&I methods skills as well as a being a contributor to our existing D&I team towards our overall goal of integrating clinical and community resources to enhance population health and health equity.

The CU Anschutz Medical Campus includes many strong programs and centers including our Comprehensive Cancer Center; Colorado Clinical and Translational Science Institute (our CTSA); Cardiovascular Consortium for Outcomes Research; the Eastern Colorado VA (and QUERI program); Geriatric Research and Education Center; schools of public health, nursing and pharmacy; leading practice-based research networks; and others. ACCORDS is jointly funded by the Children’s Hospital Colorado and the Dean of the University of Colorado School of Medicine to provide training, research support, and to develop depth in T3-T4 science. It is a highly collaborative program that brings together social and behavioral scientists and clinician researchers across the campus.


Minimum Qualifications:

Qualifications include a clinical or research terminal degree (e.g. PhD, MD) and 4 or more years experience following training is required.

The successful candidate will have a strong record in health services research and experience in clinical and community settings. S/he should also have explicit training and experience in D&I science. Knowledge and demonstrated use of D&I models, methods and measures is required. The position will require independent research, grant writing and publication productivity, but also skill in and commitment to interacting with multiple university and community groups and in providing research consultation. Interest in and ability to work in and productively collaborate with transdisciplinary teams and consult with and mentor junior MD and PhD researchers and those new to D&I is required.

Salary and Benefits: 

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. 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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Diversity and Equity: 

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.

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