Director for Health Equity Opportunity in Colorado

The Department of Medicine at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is seeking a thoughtful, innovative, mission-driven leader to serve as the founding director for its program in Health Equity.  Eligible candidates must have an MD or a PhD in a health-related field.  The ideal candidate will have experience with community engagement and a track record of successful independently funded research related to Health Equity. We seek a team leader with a demonstrated commitment to diversity, mentoring and growing junior faculty researchers in the program. 

The Director of Health Equity will be expected to develop a vibrant, interdisciplinary program that leverages existing campus resources in clinical care, education, health services and public health research to improve the well-being of vulnerable and underserved populations in Colorado through research, implementation and community engagement.  

This recruitment comes with a competitive start-up package that will include salary commensurate with experience, start-up funds, and departmental program support.  Appropriate candidates may be eligible for an endowed chair.  

Interested individuals should apply electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 14993

Questions about the position can also be directed to Dr. Mark Earnest, Division Head of General Internal Medicine at mark.earnest@ucdenver.edu.

Thank you to HELI 2018 Alumna Demetria McNeal, PhD, MBA, CPLP, for alerting us to this opportunity!

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