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Requisition # 74646

Position Basics

Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Monday, November 28th, 2022
College:Carver College of Medicine
Department:Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation



Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The University of Iowa Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation is seeking an Orthopedic Hand surgeon who will have teaching, research, and clinical service responsibilities in the Hand and Wrist Division of the department. Appointment will be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor based on background and qualifications and may be either on the Clinical or Tenure Track, depending upon research interests and background. The University of Iowa is a level 1 trauma center and cares for severely injured patients from around the state. This is an outstanding opportunity to join our academic department and to be a part of our growing hand and wrist service.

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics—recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States—is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.®

The position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.


Education Requirement:

  • The candidate must be a graduate of an approved medical school.

  • The candidate must be a graduate of an ACGME accredited orthopedic residency program.

  • The candidate must have completed or currently be in or planning to be in a fellowship in hand/upper limb surgery and skills in microvascular surgery are necessary.

Required Qualifications:

  • Medical licensure and/or eligibility in the state of Iowa.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

  • A commitment to ongoing performance improvement.

  • Experience promoting a diverse workforce in an academic environment.


  • The candidate must be a board-certified or board-eligible orthopedic surgeon.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Interest in research evidenced by publications, grants, or other scholarly work.

  • Experience in education including teaching of residents and/or medical or other students.

  • Evidence of leadership in local, regional, or national organizations including committee work, honors and awards or other service activities.

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:Kate Sharp -
Cmed-Orthopaedics and Rehab
Pappajohn Pavilion
140 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
Department URL:

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