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PEDIATRIC PHYSICIAN SCIENTISTS

Requisition # 74070

Position Basics


Type of PositionOTHER
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Wednesday, January 6th, 2021
College:Carver College of Medicine
Department:Pediatrics

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Negotiable
Position Description:

The University of Iowa Stead Family Department of Pediatrics is recruiting faculty candidates in all Pediatric subspecialties for its Program in Pediatric Research. The mission of the Program for Pediatric Research is to support research into the causes and cures of childhood illness and the improvement of child health.  These tenure track positions will support promising investigators in basic, translational, and clinical research in pediatrics.   Appointment at the rank of Associate of Pediatrics (non-tenure track) may also be considered.  The Program provides a generous start-up package and protected time. 



The Department is also recruiting early-career investigators.  Please refer to requisition number 74071.



The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine is one of the top biomedical research institutions in the nation and ranked 38th overall by the 2020 U.S. News & World Report and 41st  among public medical schools for NIH funding in FY18.  Stead Family Department of Pediatrics ranked 27th in NIH funding among all public pediatric departments nationwide in FY19. The ACGME-accredited pediatric residency program at the Children’s Hospital trains 47 pediatric residents.



The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics comprises the medical and research staff of University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital, one of the nation’s top-ranked pediatric care and research institutions. It is the only university-affiliated hospital in Iowa devoted solely to the care of infants, children, adolescents and young adults, and is Iowa’s only accredited Level 1 Regional Resource Pediatric Trauma Center. In 2019-2020 University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital ranked in six pediatric specialties in the Best Children’s Hospitals U.S. News and World Report, including neonatology, orthopedics, diabetes and endocrinology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, and is the only hospital in Iowa to be nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report for children’s care. A new 190-bed children’s hospital opened in February 2017. 



For more information contact:



Alexander G. Bassuk, MD, PhD



Professor and Chair, Stead Family Department of Pediatrics



Joel and Jay Stead Chair for Leadership in Children’s Medicine



University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine



Physician-in-Chief, University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital



alexander-bassuk@uiowa.edu



Visit us on the web at: www.uichildrens.org

Education Requirement:

Must hold MD or MD/PhD or equivalent

Required Qualifications:

Board certified or board eligible in Pediatrics and/or a pediatric subspecialty



License or eligible for licensure in the State of Iowa

Desirable Qualifications:

Teaching competence in pediatrics for medical students and residents



Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills



Demonstrated ability to receive and/or have current federal funding or equivalent external funding



Evidence of a track record in productivity of scientific publications and peer-reviewed external funding



Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest

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Contact Information


Contact:Jeanie Cromer - jeanie-cromer@uiowa.edu
Cmed-Pediatrics
General Hospital
220 Hawkins Drive
SW164-10 GH
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-384-7204



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