Assistant Professor

University of Colorado

Assistant Professor  31360 



University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Department: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Job Title:  Assistant Professor

Position #:00816417 – Requisition #:31360

Job Summary:

The Department of Physical Medicine is searching for an Assistant Professor to join the Spine group at the Anschutz Medical Campus and the Inverness location.    

Key Responsibilities:

  • Spine and sports procedures at Inverness and University of Colorado Hospital Spine Center
  • Participate in inpatient PM&R call pool
  • Supervise medical students, residents and fellows
  • Participate in Department academic activities including Grand Rounds and Resident lectures/didactics
  • Publish in academic or industry journals

Work Location:

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

Why Join Us:

Thank you for considering joining our team. The fields of rehabilitation believe in using your whole body to improve your human performance. The department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Colorado (which we affectionately call “CU PM&R”) is at the forefront of using team science, regenerative medicine, and exercise treatments. It is uniquely situated in the state-of-the-art CU Anschutz Medical Campus, the first campus in the nation to be built from the ground up to bring research, education, and patient care into one visionary collaboration. Like the Rocky Mountains that provide a backdrop of our institutions, CU PM&R is on the rise! We combine the disciplines of rehabilitation medicine, physical therapy, psychology, speech/language therapy, and rehabilitation sciences into a singular department. The University of Colorado Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation offers an exceptional learning and working environment. Our team of clinicians, researchers, educators, and administrative staff are dedicated to the advancement of physical medicine and rehabilitation and are committed to providing quality patient care. Our department is equipped with the latest technology and specialized equipment, enabling us to provide comprehensive care to our patients.

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.  

  • MD of DO
  • Board certified in PM&R 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fellowship Training in Pain Medicine or Sports Medicine 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and verbally
  • Proven ability to care for patients with high complexity, both medically and psychosocially
  • Leadership ability and commitment to advance diversity and inclusion 

How to Apply:

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

1.    A letter of interest describing relevant job experiences as they relate to listed job qualifications and interest in the position

2.    Curriculum vitae / Resume

3.    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: [email protected]  

Screening of Applications Begins:

Screening begins immediately and continues until position is filled. 

Anticipated Pay Range:

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

$215,000 – $270,000

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. 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.

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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 [email protected] ​.

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: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References 
Job Category
: Faculty 
Primary Location
: Aurora 
: Full-time 
Posting Date
: Oct 2, 2023 
Unposting Date
: Ongoing 
Posting Contact Name: Lauren Collins 
Posting Contact Email: [email protected] 
Position Number: 00816417

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