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Requisition # 74290

Position Basics

Type of PositionOTHER
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Monday, October 25th, 2021
College:Carver College of Medicine



Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Negotiable
Position Description:

University of Iowa Stead Family Department of Pediatrics seeks a Pediatric Epileptologist.  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 join the Division of Child Neurology to provide pediatric epilepsy patient care, teaching, and consultative services. The candidate will participate in providing clinical services to include VNS/RNS/DBS programing, intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring, bedside long term EEG monitoring, and routine EEG.

The Division of Pediatric Neurology is a growing part of the Department of Pediatrics with 11 faculty and 5 APPs including 4 clinical neurophysiologists/epileptologists. A robust clinical and basic science research program is present and expanding. We offer all therapeutic options for epilepsy with a dedicated pediatric neurology dietician, pharmacist, research assistant, and genetic counselor. Our recently opened (February 2017) free-standing pediatric hospital offers 7 pediatric HD-camera equipped epilepsy monitoring beds. We have an active epilepsy surgical program with robot assisted s-EEG implantation, source localization, LITT, DBS, VNS, and soon RNS experience. The division has an active outpatient neurology clinic with programs in neuromuscular disorders (MDA), epilepsy (including ketogenic diet clinic), neuro-intensive care, neonatal neurology, headache, tuberous sclerosis complex, and new onset seizure clinics. Our pediatric neurology residency currently accepts one resident per year with a submitted application to take 2 residents per year.

The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine is one of the top biomedical research institutions in the nation and ranked 39th overall by the 2020 U.S. News & World Report and 16th among public medical schools for NIH funding in FY20.  Stead Family Department of Pediatrics ranked 25th in NIH funding among all public pediatric departments nationwide in FY20. 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, 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. 

For more information contact:

Aaron D. Boes, M.D., PhD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Division Director of Child Neurology

Visit us on the web at:

Education Requirement:

Must hold an MD/DO degree, or equivalent

Required Qualifications:

  • Board certified/eligible in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

  • Fellowship training in Clinical Neurophysiology and/or Pediatric Epilepsy

  • License or eligible for licensure in the State of Iowa

  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in the work environment

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Interest and/or expertise in advanced epilepsy evaluation and management, including ketogenic diet, deep brain stimulation, responsive neurostimulation, vagus nerve stimulation (VNS), epilepsy surgery evaluation, invasive EEG monitoring including stereo-EEG

  • Experience in patient-oriented research

  • Teaching competence in pediatric neurology for medical students and residents

  • 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 -
General Hospital
220 Hawkins Drive
SW164-10 GH
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-384-7204

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