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Requisition # 69620

Position Basics

Type of PositionCLINICAL-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016
College:Carver College of Medicine



Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:


The Department of Psychiatry in the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC) is seeking a Geriatric Psychiatrist to join our faculty.  Appointment will be on the non-tenure clinical track, open rank.  Primary responsibilities will include patient care on a dedicated inpatient geriatric psychiatry unit, supervision of geriatric psychiatry fellow, residents and medical students. The position is a 1.0 FTE and consists of 80% clinical time and 20% academic time, with the latter devoted to scholarly pursuits which may include research and teaching. 

The University of Iowa, Department of Psychiatry offers competitive salary, excellent benefits, and a collegial professional environment.   The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics has been recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States and is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and regional referral center.  It was recently named by Forbes magazine as the nation’s #1 employer in the health care industry, and the #7 employer overall.

Iowa City is an attractive, family friendly, college town with abundant local and world-class cultural, theatrical and musical events, top ranked schools, and outdoor recreational attractions. The Iowa City area is often ranked as one of the most livable communities in the nation (Livability.com). To learn more about our great community visit http://iowacityarea.com/Content/Area_Information.aspx

Education Requirement:

  • Physicians must hold MD or DO degrees and have completed a psychiatry residency.

Required Qualifications:

  • Applicants must have a commitment to patient care, teaching, and research. 

  • Demonstrated experience in teaching medical students, residents and fellows and/or related scholarly activity is required.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.


  • Board certification or board eligibility in Geriatric Psychiatry required. 

Desirable Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate has expertise in diagnosing and treating psychiatric disorders in older adults with an area of interest in clinical service development. 

Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest

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Contact Information

Contact:Brandi L Carr - brandi-carr@uiowa.edu
8972 JPP
Department URL: http://www.medicine.uiowa.edu/psychiatry/

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