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PEDIATRIC SCIENTISTS

Requisition # 74511

Position Basics


Type of PositionOTHER
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Wednesday, June 29th, 2022
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 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. Appointment will be considered at the level of  Instructor in Pediatrics (non-tenure) and open rank tenure track positions that will support promising investigators in basic, translational, and clinical research in any subspecialty of pediatrics, including Allergy-Immunology, Pulmonology, Cardiology, Child and Community Health, Critical Care, Developmental-Behavioral Medicine, Endocrinology and Diabetes, Gastroenterology, General Pediatrics, Genetics, Hematology/Oncology, Infectious Diseases, Neonatology, Nephrology and Dialysis, Neurology, Pediatric Psychology, and Rheumatology, or any related area. Candidate’s rank will be dependent on qualifications and experience. The Program provides a generous start-up package, protected time, as well as mentorship for early-career investigators. Appointment rank to Instructor of Pediatrics (non-tenure) may also be considered. 



The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine is one of the nation’s top medical schools. It is ranked No. 41 in research in the 2023 U.S. News & World Report listing of “Best Graduate Schools,” and it is ranked No. 16 in National Institutes of Health funding among public institutions by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research. The UI Stead Family Department of Pediatrics is currently ranked No. 25 in NIH funding among all public pediatric departments nationwide.



The University of Iowa Stead Family Department of Pediatrics comprises the medical staff of UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital, Iowa’s only nationally ranked children’s hospital and home to the state’s only accredited Level 1 Regional Resource Pediatric Trauma Center. The ACGME-accredited pediatric residency program at UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital trains 47 pediatric resident physicians. For its 2022-23 edition of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” U.S. News & World Report ranked UI Stead Family Children's Hospital in seven pediatric specialties: neonatology, pediatric diabetes and endocrinology, pediatric hematology-oncology, pediatric nephrology, pediatric neurology and neurosurgery, pediatric orthopedics, and pediatric pulmonology.



For more information contact:



Alexander G. Bassuk, MD, PhD.



Professor and Chair, University of Iowa 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:

PhD or equivalent

Required Qualifications:

All applicants must have a relevant doctoral degree and a record of accomplishment in the area of pediatric research



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



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

Desirable Qualifications:

Demonstrated history of current externally funded scholarly activity including NIH funding



An interest in interdisciplinary research programs



Strength in teaching



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
SW164-4 GH
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-384-7204



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