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Requisition # 74317

Position Basics

Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Tuesday, December 7th, 2021
College:Carver College of Medicine



Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The Department of Radiology at the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine is seeking a Vice Chair of Education to oversee substantial department educational programs and resources.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the oversight and enhancement of all clinical education programs within the department.  This position reports to the Department chair and participates in the senior leadership team.

Our portfolio of educational programs is broad and includes several domains:

  • Medical student clerkships and electives

  • Residency programs (Diagnostic Radiology (7/year), Diagnostic Radiology/Interventional Radiology (1/yr), and Nuclear Medicine (1/yr))

  • Fellowship programs including a robust program for 4-year alternative pathway fellows

  • Radiological Sciences – a Bachelors of Science degree-granting program for University of Iowa undergraduates training in Sonography (10/year), Radiography (10/yr), Nuclear Medicine (7/year) and Radiation Oncology (8/yr)

Key responsibilities for the Vice Chair of Education include:

  • Oversight of educational programs, including

    • creating and monitoring education metrics;

    • evaluating programs;

    • accreditation;

    • procuring and/or managing resources and budget

    • overseeing program leadership and staff;

    • scheduling;

    • creating initiatives for programs and new programs (Medical Physics); and

    • ensuring successful graduates. 

    • overseeing curriculum development

    • chair department educational committee

  • Serve as an advocate and resource to faculty, staff and trainees, championing the educational mission

  • Promote educational scholarship within the department

  • Serve in leadership activities within the department and school of medicine

The Department will provide startup support.   The academic appointment will be at a rank of clinical or tenure-track, open rank.

About the Department of Radiology:

The Radiology Department includes 50 attending physicians, 13 fellows, 12 Ph.D. research faculty, and 34 residents.  The Department operates six clinical MDCT scanners, including two dual source CT scanners.  A Photon-Counting CT is planned for March, 2022.   There are six clinical MR scanners, including two 3T scanners. There are three PET/CT systems including two SiPM PET/CT systems and a cyclotron.  A PET/MR facility has been constructed and the scanner is expected in Spring 2024.   

The Department has a strong research record in imaging, in particular involving neuroscience and pulmonary applications in addition to PET/theranostics.  The Department is also responsible for the Iowa Institute of Biomedical Imaging (IIBI).   This facility includes research-dedicated imaging equipment including GE 7T MR950 and 3T Premier whole body MRI scanners, Siemens FORCE CT scanner, GE Discovery PET/CT scanner, and a GE 7T MR901 small animal MRI scanner, and  Polarian 129Xe polarizer.

The lower level of the IIBI houses the Small Animal Imaging Core (SAIC). The purpose of the SAIC is to provide instrumentation and technical services for non-invasive anatomical and physiological imaging of small animals (mice, rats, rabbits) and other biological samples. The IIBI brings together more than 40 faculty members from colleges of medicine and engineering within the University of Iowa.  Learn more about the IIBI at  The facility has 9 imaging bays with flexible barrier/non barrier room conversion, five equipment rooms, an image analysis room and four radioactive animal housing rooms. The facility is immediately adjacent to a large vivarium with over 49,000 SF of barrier and non-barrier rooms and a behavioral testing facility.

About the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics:

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC) is a state-of-the-art 800 bed tertiary care center that annually admits more than 36,000 patients for in-patient hospital care.  In fiscal year 2017, we received nearly 60,000 emergency department visits. We represent more than 200 outpatient clinics and care areas and accommodated just over one million clinic visits at our main campus and community and outreach clinics.  UIHC is HIMSS level 7 certified in both inpatient and outpatient care as well as a 2014 HIMSS Enterprise Davies Award Recipient.

UIHC is Iowa’s only comprehensive academic medical center and regional referral center. The UIHC Stead Family Children’s Hospital opened in 2017 and is Iowa’s only comprehensive children’s hospital.

The University of Iowa places consistently high in the Blue Ridge Institute NIH rankings, receiving an average of $6MM per year in NIH funding over the past 5 years.

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Applicable background checks will be conducted.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Education Requirement:

M.D./Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree.

Required Qualifications:

  1. Proven track record as an educator

  2. Prior experience and success as a radiology residency program director, fellowship program director or medical student clerkship director

  3. Evidence of educational scholarship

  4. Fellowship training in a clinical radiologic subspecialty

  5. Demonstrated commitment to promoting a diverse environment including knowledge of the principles of affirmative action and equal opportunities.

  6. Demonstrated knowledge of effective strategies for working with diverse faculty, staff and students and commitment to diversity in the educational community.

Desirable Qualifications:

Highly Desirable Qualifications

  1. Masters degree in higher education, including Public Health or Medical Education.

  2. Fellowship training in Body, Thoracic or Breast Imaging

  3. Experience as a mentor to other faculty in the domain of education

  4. Experience in creating educational metrics

  5. Experience with ACGME accreditation process

Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vitae
Name and Contact Information of References
Letter of Interest
 Number of References:  3

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Contact Information

Contact:Amie E Stewart -
Pappajohn Pavilion
140 Hawkins Drive
3984 JPP
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-353-6992
Department URL:

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