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DescriptionUniversityof Colorado – School of Medicine

Assistant Professor The University of ColoradoDenver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitmentto creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value theability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diversebackgrounds.

Nature of WorkThe Department of Community and Behavioral Health and the Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health (CAIANH) at the Colorado School of Public Health solicit applications for position of Assistant Professor in the tenure track. The successful candidate will have expertise in community and behavioral health research, prevention or intervention science, and community engaged research approaches with American Indian and Alaska Native populations. The successful candidate will conduct rigorous, externally-funded research, publish in high impact peer-reviewed journals, teach and advise graduate and undergraduate students, direct activities associated with the Certificate in American Indian and Alaska Native Public Health educational program, and provide service to CAIANH and the Department. The candidate’s specific areas of research and teaching interests should focus on health and well-being among American Indian and Alaska Native populations, and may include, but are not limited to, substance use prevention or harm reduction, mental health, child and adolescent health, or chronic illnesses prevention and management. The candidate should have documented expertise in qualitative and/or quantitative methodologies sufficient to conduct rigorous research projects.
Examples of Work Performed:· Design research projects, manage and implementproject activities, and manage and analyze data

· Lead and contribute to the developmentof grants for extramural funding to conduct research with AIAN populations

· Develop manuscripts based on researchfindings, and publish in top tier peer-reviewed journals, as indicated bymanuscript topic

· Write, submit, and present reports tofunder organizations.

· Manage University IRB and tribalresearch review board approvals

· Teach doctoral, Master’s and undergraduatepublic health courses

· Direct activities related to theCertificate in AIAN Public Health educational program

· Advise and mentor undergraduate andgraduate students

Serve on committees to advance the mission of CAIANH, CBH, or the Colorado School of Public Health.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary iscommensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers afull benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, includingeligibility, is located at Employee Services.

University ofColorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe andsecure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist inachieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees priorto their employment.

The ImmigrationReform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility bedocumented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons withdisabilities.

Yourtotal compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University ofColorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributionsthat add to your bottom line.


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Diversityand Equity:

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TheUniversity of Colorado Denver | 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.

QualificationsM Minimum Qualifications - A research oriented doctoral degree in public health, sociology, psychology, or other related discipline.

At least 2 years of research experience with AIAN populations.

At least 2 years of research experience working on externally-funded research

At least 2 peer-reviewed journal articles related to AIAN populations as first or second author.

Preferred Qualifications - Experience working with AIAN community advisory committees and tribal research review boards.

A record of successful external funding as a principal investigator.

Teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level.

Familiarity with online instructional design and best practices for online teaching.

Supervisory experience on research projects.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities - Ability to conduct community-engaged rigorous community or behavioral health research with AIAN populations.

Ability to teach up to two undergraduate or graduate level courses each year.

Ability to proficiently use statistical packages such as SPSS, Stata, Mplus, R, SAS, and/or software used with qualitative data analysis, such as NVivo or ATLAS.ti.

Strong written and oral communication skills, with ability to communicate appropriately with diverse audiences.

Strong knowledge base in AIAN history, community life, and health epidemiological profile.

Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Knowledge of federal funding opportunities and their requirements, such as grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts from organizations such as NIH, CDC, and SAMHSA.

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Dec 3, 2019
Unposting Date: Ongoing

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