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PEDIATRIC PHYSICIAN SCIENTISTS

Requisition # 68842

Position Basics


Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Monday, April 18th, 2016
College:Carver College of Medicine
Department:Pediatrics

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Negotiable
Position Description:

The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics is recruiting faculty candidates for its Program In Pediatric Research. These tenure track positions will support investigators in basic, translational, and clinical research in pediatrics. Candidates will be considered at any stage of their career, with rank dependent on qualifications and experience. The Program provides a generous start-up package and 80% protected time for research, as well as mentorship for early-career investigators. The mission of the Program For Pediatric Research is to support research into the causes and cures of childhood illness and the improvement of child health.



The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine is one of the top biomedical research institutions in the nation and ranked 41st overall and 20th among public medical schools for NIH funding in FY14.  The U.S. News and World Report research ranking places the College 11th among public institutions, and the Stead Family Department of Pediatrics ranked 24th overall and 13th in NIH funding among all public pediatric departments nationwide in FY14. The ACGME-accredited pediatric residency program at the UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital trains 42 pediatric residents.



The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics comprises the medical and research staff of UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital.  The 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 2015-16 the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital ranked in nine 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, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology, and urology. A new 189-bed children’s hospital is scheduled to open in 2016. 

Education Requirement:

MD or MD/PhD

Required Qualifications:

Proven track record in research and peer-reviewed external funding



Commitment to diversity in the workplace



Must meet grant requirements, including U.S. citizenship or permanent residency status

Certifications:

Board certified or board eligible in Pediatrics and/or a pediatric subspecialty

Desirable Qualifications:

Strength in teaching



Strong oral and written communication/interpersonal skills



Current NIH funding (K or R)


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest

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Contact Information


Contact:Scott M Fedler - scott-fedler@uiowa.edu
Cmed-Pediatrics
UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL - GENERAL
200 HAWKINS DR
SW164-10 GH
IOWA CITY, IA 52242
Phone: 319-384-5966



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