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DIVISION DIRECTOR, ACUTE CARE SURGERY

Requisition # 71523

Position Basics


Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK/CLINICAL
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Monday, August 28th, 2017
College:Carver College of Medicine
Department:Surgery

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The Department of Surgery, Division of Acute Care Surgery at the University of Iowa invites applicants interested in the position of Director of the Division of Acute Care Surgery.  Acute Care Surgery is comprised of the areas of Trauma, Emergency General Surgery, Burns, and Surgical Critical Care.  Appointment rank is expected at the Associate Professor or Professor level and may be on either the tenure or non-tenure clinical track, consistent with experience and research interest.



The Division of Acute Care Surgery is currently comprised of ten (10) faculty members and seven (7) Advanced Practice providers.   The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is a tertiary medical center which includes an ACS verified Level I Trauma Center (adult and pediatric), an  ABA verified Burn Center, the newly opened Stead Family Children’s Hospital, and a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center.  In 2016, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics had 60,000 Emergency Department visits, and 2500 trauma admissions..



The University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics is located in a Big-Ten college town.  The Iowa City metropolitan area has a population of 161,000 and the Iowa City/Cedar Rapids Corridor has a population of 460,000.  Iowa City and the University of Iowa provide a rich cultural environment, highlighting art, music and literature.  There are ample opportunities for spectator and participation sports as well as a wealth of outdoor activities.  The community is diverse and cosmopolitan with affordable housing and outstanding schools.  Iowa City is a safe and friendly community ideal for raising a family and developing a successful academic career.



The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity / 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.



Applicant credentials are subject to verification; background checks will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.



 For additional information please contact:



Ronald J. Weigel MD PhD



EA Crowell Jr Professor and Chair



Department of Surgery



319-353-7474



Ronald-weigel@uiowa.edu



 

Education Requirement:

Applicants must hold a medical doctorate from an approved medical school and have completed training in all phases of General Surgery.  Completion of a fellowship in critical care and/or trauma is highly desired.

Required Qualifications:

Applicants should have a minimum of ten years’ experience in an academic medical environment, with progressively more senior leadership roles highly desirable.  Applicants will need to demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills, be committed to ongoing performance improvement, and to providing care as a member of a multi-disciplinary team. Candidates must also have demonstrated experience working effectively in a diverse environment.  Teaching and participation in outreach activities are integral to the position.  Experience in research at a level which enables procurement of outside funding is required for tenure track appointments.

Certifications:

Applicants must possess board certification in Surgery from the American Board of Surgery.  Board certification/eligibility in Surgical Critical Care is highly desired.

Desirable Qualifications:

Applicants with a history of NIH (or equivalent) level research funding are preferred.


Online Application Required Documents


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

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Contact Information


Contact:Katherine K Carolan - katherine-carolan@uiowa.edu
Cmed-Surgery
COLLOTON
JOHN W.
1509 JCP
IOWA CITY, IA 52242
Department URL: https://medicine.uiowa.edu/surgery/



The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/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. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.

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