The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus 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 backgrounds.

The University of Colorado Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension and the Colorado Center for Transplantation Care, Research and Education (CCTCARE) is recruiting a dynamic, fellowship-trained and board-certified transplant nephrologist to lead our Kidney Transplant program as the Medical Director of Kidney Transplantation. The successful applicant should be an outstanding clinician with research experience in basic or clinical science. The candidate would be able to work with a comprehensive team including surgeons, coordinators, APPs, pharmacists and social workers to oversee all clinical, educational and research programs of Kidney Transplantation. As Medical Director of the Kidney Transplant program, the applicant would have the opportunity to expand our nationally leading program. Volumes of kidney transplantation have increased dramatically over the past 3 years and are expected to continue to increase. The University of Colorado School of Medicine is an excellent choice for the candidate who is seeking a career in a world-class academic medical center. The University strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication, and understanding.

Professional Field


Kidney Transplantation

Supervision Received

The candidate will report to the Executive Director of the Colorado Center for Transplantation Care, Research and Education (CCTCARE) and Division Head of Renal Diseases and Hypertension.

Supervision Exercised

Physicians, APPS and nurses of the Kidney Transplant Program.

Examples of Work Performed

All phases of kidney transplantation including review of patient’s referrals, pre-transplants initial visits and transplant evaluation, directing the recipient selection meeting, perioperative management of new kidney transplant recipients and management of the kidney transplant inpatient service. The candidate will also take donor call and will be responsible for helping to train organ procurement coordinators and assisting OPO with kidney donor policies and management protocols.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services .

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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.



Candidate must have an MD or DO degree

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Leadership experience in Kidney Transplantation
  • Excellent communication skills to interface with learners, faculty, healthcare teams, administrators, community organizations and donors.
  • Knowledge of UNOS regulations and site visits.

Desired Qualifications

  • Fellowship training in Kidney Transplantation with at least five years of experience post-fellowship.
  • Board Certification is required in Nephrology.
  • UNOS eligibility or certification.

Application Materials Required : Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References Application Materials Instructions :

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 17990

When applying, applicants must include:

  1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  2. A current Resume/CV
  3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for 3-5 professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document

Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.

Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.

Job Category: Faculty


Closing Date: Ongoing

Contact Name: Betsy Pike, Human Resources Senior Professional

Contact Email: betsy.pike@cuanschutz.edu

Posting Number: 00604937