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SLEEP SPECIALIST

Requisition # 70395

Position Basics


Type of PositionOTHER
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Friday, January 6th, 2017
College:Carver College of Medicine
Department:Neurology

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The University of Iowa Department of Neurology, Division of Sleep Medicine is seeking Faculty Physicians and Physician Scientists to participate in clinical, research, and teaching activities of a multi-departmental program. Successful candidates will also be in involved in a full range of educational and mentoring activities for students, residents, and fellows through educational programs of the division.  A leadership position exists for a qualified individual as Director of the Outpatient Programs, Sleep Medicine.



Clinical activities will include service on a busy sleep medicine outpatient clinic, interpretation of polysomnograms and ambulatory sleep testing in the state of the art AASM accredited UIHC Sleep Disorders Center and the Iowa City VA Hospital, out of center sleep testing, and training of fellows in the UIHC, ACGME accredited Sleep Medicine Fellowship Program.  Candidates may also participate in neurology inpatient and consult services, and those that are BC/BE in clinical neurophysiology, neuromuscular medicine, or epilepsy may also participate in the review of EMG/NCV, EEG, and intraoperative neurophysiological studies.



The UIHC Sleep Disorder Center, a  component of a multi-departmental program, includes an active outpatient clinic, an eight bed outpatient sleep laboratory, portable sleep monitoring system (for inpatient and research studies), and  ACGME accredited fellowship programs in Sleep Medicine and Clinical Neurophysiology.  The Iowa City VA Hospital is across the street from the UIHC Sleep Lab and has a fully equipped multi-bed sleep lab and sleep disorders clinic.  A joint appointment with the VAMC is available, which would offer eligibility for VA grants. Applicants on J1 visas are welcome to apply.



In 2016, Forbes Magazine has listed the UIHC as the Number 7 employer overall nationwide and the Number 1 employer in the Health Care industry.  It is a 711-bed comprehensive academic medical center that is consistently recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States.  The Department of Neurology is perennially ranked by the US News & World Report as one of the best in the country and is one of the top 20 programs in training academic neurologists. The Department is comprised of 40 faculty members in both clinical and research areas and is currently undergoing a major expansion with recruitment in multiple areas of clinical neurology and basic neuroscience. The University of Iowa (UI) is located in Iowa City.  This college town is nationally known for its quality of life, outstanding schools, high educational level, affordable housing, and a wide range of cultural, arts, sports and recreational opportunities.

Education Requirement:

Must hold an MD degree or equivalent.

Required Qualifications:

Must be a graduate of an ACGME-accredited Neurology residency.

Certifications:

Must be board certified or board eligible in Neurology and Sleep Medicine.

Desirable Qualifications:

A record of scholarly activity, an active sleep research program or an interest in developing a sleep research program is preferred.



A demonstrated interest and success in clinical, translational or basic research.



Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of effective strategies for working with diverse faculty, staff, and students and be able to demonstrate job-related experience with and/or commitment to diversity in the work/academic environment



Additional consideration will be given to candidates with significant teaching or leadership experience.


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Name and Contact Information of References
 Number of References:  3

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Contact Information


Contact:George B Richerson - george-richerson@uiowa.edu
Cmed-Neurology
CARVER
ROY J
2151-A1 RCP
IOWA CITY, IA 52242
Phone: 319-356-4296



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