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Requisition # 72456

Position Basics

Type of PositionCLINICAL-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Friday, March 9th, 2018
College:Carver College of Medicine



Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The Department of Psychiatry within the Carver College of Medicine at the University of Iowa is seeking a Psychiatrist to join our faculty.  Appointment will be on the non-tenure clinical track, open rank.  This position will provide emergency adult psychiatric assessments and treatment in UIHC’s new Crisis Stabilization unit.  This unit will provide emergent psychiatric evaluation and treatment from an interdisciplinary team which includes MD/APP, LISW, RN, PNA and a security guard.  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 Department of Psychiatry is committed to transforming the understanding, prevention, detection, and treatment of major mental illness through its extensive clinical, research and educational initiatives.  Our faculty is dedicated to helping patients and their families reach their potential.  

The UI Department of Psychiatry has a long tradition of excellence in research, a well-developed research infrastructure, and ample patient populations that support efforts in a variety of areas of investigation. These include studies in neuroimaging, genetics, epidemiology, psychopharmacology, neuropsychology, and basic neuroscience. The Department of Psychiatry is made up of more than 80 full-time faculty members who provide national and international leadership across a range of psychiatric areas, such as child psychiatry, neuropsychiatry, eating disorders, mood disorders, psychotic disorders, medical psychiatry, and community psychiatry.

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.  We are committed to providing patient-focused care—available to every person, around the clock—in an environment devoted to innovative care, excellent service, and exceptional outcomes.

It was recently name 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 https://www.thinkiowacity.com/ and https://vimeo.com/148167202.

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.


  • Must be board eligible or board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in an academic medical center.

  • Ability to exhibit interpersonal strengths in relationships with colleagues, staff, and patients.

  • Ability to work in an interdisciplinary team environment.

  • Demonstrated interest in working with the three-part mission of an academic medical center.

Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vitae
 Number of References:  3
 Letters of Recommendation are required as part of the application process. Upon submission, references selected will be notified by e-mail with directions on how to electronically submit letters to the University of Iowa.   

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.

Contact Information

Contact:Brandi L Carr - brandi-carr@uiowa.edu
Pappajohn Pavilion
140 Hawkins Drive
8972 JPP
Iowa City, IA 52242
Department URL: https://medicine.uiowa.edu/psychiatry/

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