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PEDIATRIC PHYSICIAN SCIENTISTS

Requisition # 74590

Position Basics


Type of PositionOTHER
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Thursday, September 22nd, 2022
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 Instructor of Pediatrics (non-tenure or clinical track) may also be considered.  The Program provides a generous start-up package and protected time. 



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 UI 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:

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



Demonstrated commitment to promoting a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment

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



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