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Faculty Merit Postdoctoral Professional & Scientific Research Temporary

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Requisition # 62413

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Position Basics

Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Friday, April 12th, 2013
College:Carver College of Medicine



Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Negotiable
Position Description:

The Department of Pediatrics seeks highly qualified applicants for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor on the tenure track in the area of obesity and/or diabetes. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the clinical, research and teaching activities of the Department of Pediatrics. The successful candidate will also participate in an ambitious multidisciplinary University of Iowa Obesity Research and Education Initiative (OREI). New faculty will complement the University’s existing expertise in these areas to form the core of the OREI.

The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine is one of the top biomedical research institutions in the nation and ranked 29th overall and 11th among public institutions in NIH funding in FY12. The Department of Pediatrics ranked 22nd in NIH funding among all pediatric departments. The facilities for patient-care, education, and research are outstanding. The Department of Pediatrics is comprised of the medical and research staff of UI Children’s Hospital. A new free-standing Children’s Hospital is scheduled to open in 2016.

Iowa City is a university city of broadly diverse cultural and recreational activities, superb public schools, and affordable, safe residential neighborhoods.

To learn more about the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital and the Iowa City community, please visit http://www.uihealthcare.com/depts/uichildrenshospital/index.html.

Applicants should include a CV and a brief summary of research training, accomplishments and future plans. Interested parties may contact Dr. Eva Tsalikian, Chair (eva-tsalikian@uiowa.edu) of the Search Committee regarding this search.

The University of Iowa is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer, and candidates who are women or members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


Education Requirement:

Must hold an M.D. or M.D., Ph.D. or equivalent degree

Required Qualifications:

Board certification/eligibility in Pediatrics

Desirable Qualifications:

Research training and experience in childhood obesity and or type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents or other program relevant to obesity and/or diabetes. Expertise and a history of grant funding in clinical, translational, basic and or health services research is highly desirable, particularly for applicants for Associate Professorship.

Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
Research training, accomplishments, & future plans

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Contact Information

Contact:Jeanie Cromer - jeanie-cromer@uiowa.edu
2633 JCP
Phone: 319-384-7204

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