Associate Director for Translational Research

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Denver, CO
Closing date
Jan 23, 2022

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*University of Colorado | CU Anschutz Medical Campus**School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology **Associate Professor/Professor - Associate Director for Translational Research**Position #00792703 - Requisition #24287* * Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at *The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date. Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at:Anschutz: []( []( vary by campus location/department.Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:
Anschutz Campus - Exemptions are allowed for medical or religious reasons.Denver Campus - Exemptions are allowed for medical, religious, or personal reasons.Consolidated/Central Services Administration - Will follow Anschutz policy on exemptions.The University of Colorado Denver seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgroundsThe Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology has an opening for a full-time Associate Professor/Professor - Associate Director for Translational ResearchThe University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. [Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here]( The University of Colorado Cancer Center (UCCC), headquartered at the Anschutz Medical Campus, is Colorado's only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center, a distinction recognizing its outstanding contributions to research, clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. CU Cancer Center's clinical care sites are UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital and Children's Hospital Colorado, and both are ranked nationally by U.S. News and World Report. The CU Cancer Center is a member of the prestigious National Comprehensive Cancer Network®, an alliance of the nation's leading cancer centers working to establish and deliver the gold standard in cancer clinical guidelines. CU Cancer Center also is a member of the Oncology Research Information Exchange Network (ORIEN), a unique research partnership among North America's top cancer centers leveraging multiple data sources and matching patients to targeted treatments. CU Cancer Center is a consortium of approximately 300 researchers and physicians at three state universities and three healthcare delivery institutions.Job Summary:The Associate Director (AD) for Translational Research (TR) will be a key member of the Cancer Center's Executive Leadership team and will be responsible for fostering translational research activities across the division of medical oncology, as well as the academic and clinical consortium members of the CU Cancer Center.Position Emphasis:
Serves as principal scientific advisor to the Director and other Senior Leaders in areas of translational research. Represents the Director before internal institutional and external constituencies in the area of cancer translational research expertise. Participates actively in the preparation of the Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG) application, site visits, and non-competitive renewal application/progress report processes. Provides management and scientific input to the components of the CCSG in the area of translational research, including structure and content, and reviews drafts and final copy to assure coherence and alignment with the CU Cancer Center strategies and goals. Prepares specific components of the grant application, as appropriate.Develop systems that show the evidence that research relevant to the catchment area is being addressed. Provide oversight and coordination of data reporting as it relates to research grants.Actively participates in CU Cancer Center leadership management committees, including but not limited to the Executive Committee, Governance Committee, Shared Resource Management Committee (as appropriate), among others.Build and maintain relationships between the CU Cancer Center and other offices within the university, such as the central grants office and translational and other pertinent entities. Act as a representative of the CU Cancer Center in interactions with other entities.Serves as a principal participant in the development of the CU Cancer Center strategic plan, including the identification of priorities, development of goals and tactics, advocacy within internal and external constituencies, and review and revision of plans on a recurring basis.Responsible for insuring the CU Cancer Center remains in compliance with University, state and sponsor policies and procedures.Responsible for overseeing the translational activities of the CCSG, identifying and facilitating the translation of member research from "benchtop to bedside and back" when possible. Work with other ADs and program leaders to ensure translational research projects are successful, and in using translational observations to inform basic and population science research.Salary and Benefits:The salary range (or hiring range) has been established at: $250,000 - $350,000The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at [Employee Services]( of Colorado Denver | 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 checks for all new employees prior to their 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.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.Benefits: []( Compensation Calculator: []( and Equity:Please click here for information on disability accommodations: []( of Equity: []( 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.

*Minimum Qualifications:*
PhD or MD/PhD from accredited Institution in U.S., or equivalent, if a non-U.S. graduate. Track record of successful NIH funded research in oncology, with translational endpoints.*Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.**Preferred Qualifications:*
The candidate must have excellent scientific skills pertaining to medical oncology in general and a proven track -record in translational and/or correlative laboratory-based oncology research.*Knowledge, Skills, Abilities*
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

*Job Category: *Faculty
*Primary Location: *Aurora
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Posting Date: *Jan 4, 2022
*Unposting Date: *Ongoing

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