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Requisition # 71556

Position Basics

Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
College:Carver College of Medicine
Department:Medicine Administration



Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The Carver College of Medicine at The University of Iowa seeks candidates for the position of Chair, Department of Family Medicine. The Carver College of Medicine is a part of a major research university and is ranked 13th among public medical schools by U.S. News and World Report. The College and the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics are equal partners in UI Health Care. The hospital is one of the largest university-owned teaching hospitals in the United States, on the Forbes Best Employer list, and is adjacent to the Iowa City Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center.  The Department of Family Medicine has a distinguished teaching, research and clinical faculty. With over 40 primary faculty members, the Department provides clinical services in 5 locations in Eastern Iowa, houses 2 residency and 3 fellowship programs and has established a robust practice-based research network around the state.

The Chair of the Department is the leader of all aspects of the Department’s enterprise, serves as the spokesperson for the faculty, and represents the Department in interactions with the College, UI Health Care, and practitioners throughout the state and nationally. Responsibilities include faculty recruitment, appointments, and evaluation; leadership mentoring; educational, clinical and research programs; fiscal planning and management; and short- and long-term strategic planning.

Education Requirement:

Candidates must have a track record of accomplishments permitting the appointment as a tenured Professor of Family Medicine. This includes an MD degree or equivalent, an outstanding record of clinical service and scholarship, eligibility for licensure in Iowa, and certification by the American Board of Family Medicine. 

Required Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have the demonstrated capacity to foster an environment in which excellence in teaching, research and scholarship flourish, as well as experience in and a commitment to developing and leading clinical, education and research programs. Candidates must have a record of innovative and effective administrative and fiscal leadership, national stature in academic Family Medicine, excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrated experience promoting a diverse workforce, experience with philanthropy, and positive interactions with students, staff and faculty. The Carver College of Medicine is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and to the advancement of inclusive excellence; candidates who can contribute to those goals are encouraged to apply and to outline their strengths or experiences in meeting those goals.


American Board of Family Medicine; eligibility for licensure in Iowa.

Desirable Qualifications:

Ability to build and strengthen relationships within University of Iowa Family Medicine, University of Iowa Health Care, and the State of Iowa. Demonstrating experience in fair, inclusive, balanced, and transparent decision-making skills. Strong work ethic with conscientious follow-through on tasks and commitments. Demonstrated excellence with a national reputation in at least one of the mission areas (clinical, education, research). Ability to effectively lead multidisciplinary teams. 

Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest

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Additional Application Materials

Materials:References will be collected further into the search process.

The materials listed above are not part of any online process. Please send the materials to the contact information below.

Contact Information

Contact:Brenda K Van Dee - brenda-vandee@uiowa.edu
Cmed-Medicine Administration
200 CMAB

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