| Division Director, Pediatric Gastroenterology Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine |
The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics seeks a Director of Pediatric Gastroenterology at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor (tenure or non-tenure track). The Director will lead the Division’s clinical and teaching services as well as provide leadership to the research program. The Division of Gastroenterology is one of the top-ranked programs in the nation. The Director will benefit from significant institutional resources and will have the opportunity to recruit additional faculty. The Division anticipates growing significantly in the next few years with the opening of a new free-standing Children’s Hospital in early 2017.
Requirements: Must hold an MD/DO degree, or equivalent Board certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology, or equivalent Demonstrated job-related experience with, and/or commitment to, diversity in the work place Tenure track candidates must have evidence of scholarly investigation License or eligible for licensure in the State of Iowa
Desirable qualifications: 5 or more years of experience in an academic health system Strength in teaching and scholarly pursuits Ability to develop and implement clinical programs Demonstrated history of externally funded scholarly activity including NIH funding Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine is one of the top biomedical research institutions in the nation and ranked 39th overall and 18th among public medical schools for NIH funding in FY15. The U.S. News and World Report research ranking places the College 12th among public institutions for FY2016, and the Stead Family Department of Pediatrics ranked 22nd overall and 10th in NIH funding among all public pediatric departments nationwide in FY15. The ACGME-accredited pediatric residency program at the Children’s Hospital trains 43 pediatric residents.
The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics comprises the medical and research staff of UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital. University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital is one of the nation’s top-ranked pediatric care and research institutions. It is the only university-affiliated hospital in Iowa devoted solely to the care of infants, children, adolescents and young adults, and is Iowa’s only accredited Level 1 Regional Resource Pediatric Trauma Center. In 2016-17 University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital ranked in eight pediatric specialties in the Best Children’s Hospitals U.S. News and World Report, including cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, neonatology, nephrology, orthopedics, pulmonology, and urology, and is the only hospital in Iowa to be nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report for children’s care. A new 189-bed children’s hospital is scheduled to open in early 2017.
For more information contact: Andrew Norris, MD, PhD Associate Professor of Pediatrics Search Committee Chair 319-353-7383 Andrewfirstname.lastname@example.org
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To apply for this position please visit The University of Iowa website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu , requisition number 70291.
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity I affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.