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PEDIATRIC LEUKEMIA/LYMPHOMA ONCOLOGIST

Requisition # 74090

Position Basics


Type of PositionOTHER
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Thursday, February 18th, 2021
College:Carver College of Medicine
Department:Pediatrics

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Negotiable
Position Description:

University of Iowa Stead Family Department of Pediatrics seeks an oncologist with special interest in childhood hematologic malignancies (leukemia/lymphoma).  Appointment rank is open and may be to either the tenure track or clinical (non-tenure) track consistent with clinical experience and research interest.  Appointment rank to Associate of Pediatrics (non-tenure track) may also be considered.  The individual selected will provide patient care, teaching, and consultative services in the oncology service.  The pediatric cancer program provides comprehensive care to a wide variety of patients with hematologic malignancies including acute and chronic leukemias, lymphomas, and histiocytic disorders.   The Division has a robust Adolescence and Young Adult (AYA) cancer program in collaboration with the NCI-designated, Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center of the University of Iowa.  The scope of practice includes but is not limited to the enrollment of multi-institutional clinical research protocols, CAR T cell therapy, and other innovative clinical protocols.  The division is involved in cutting-edge research that is funded by the NIH and nonfederal agencies.



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 an MD/DO degree, or equivalent

Required Qualifications:

Board certified or eligible in Pediatrics, or equivalent 

Board certified or eligible Hematology/Oncology or equivalent

License or eligible for licensure in the State of Iowa

Desirable Qualifications:

Interest and/or expertise in hematologic malignancies

Experience in patient-oriented research

Competence in teaching pediatric medical students, residents, and fellows

Evidence of scholarly activity

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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