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Requisition # 74909

Position Basics

Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Tuesday, August 22nd, 2023
College:Carver College of Medicine
Department:Internal Medicine



Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Negotiable
Position Description:

The University of Iowa, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine is recruiting a BC/BE non-invasive cardiologist to serve as the Imaging Section Head in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine. This position is in the rank of Associate Professor or Full Professor in the clinical (non-tenure) or tenure track, depending on qualifications. The successful candidate will join a large academic group. This position is not eligible for university sponsorship for employment authorization.

The candidate will be responsible for the strategic growth of the clinical imaging section, which includes Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiac MRI and Cardiac CT. The candidate will be expected to work with the Heart and Vascular Center and with the Department of Radiology, with which a highly effective collaboration has existed to grow Advanced Cardiac Imaging Services. Major responsibilities will include faculty, APP and staff recruitment, staff development, coordination of clinical imaging services including overseeing clinical schedules, and overseeing quality of the imaging programs. Direct reports will include the Heads of Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiac MRI and Cardiac CT.

The candidate will be expected to develop a strong basic, clinical, and/or outcomes research program related to Cardiovascular Imaging. Resources for recruitment and research support will be available. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to oversee the teaching program at UIHC and its affiliated sites, including both general and advanced imaging fellows.

The candidate will have protected time for administrative functions, and protected time/start-up funding for his/her own research program as appropriate. The candidate will be expected to spend clinical time performing imaging services, based on his/her expertise. In addition, he/she will spend clinical time rounding on inpatient service and in outpatient clinic.

Patient care will occur at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, affiliated outreach sites and the affiliated Iowa City VA Medical Center.

Successful candidates will be required to self-disclose any misconduct history or pending research misconduct investigation including but not limited to sexual misconduct in prior employment and provide a related release and will be subject to a criminal background and credential check.


Education Requirement:

Candidates must have an M.D. degree or equivalent.

Required Qualifications:

Candidates must show completion of an ACGME accredited residency and fellowship program.

At least 5 years of experience at the faculty level is required, to include expertise in Echocardiography and transesophageal Echocardiography.

Experience in cardiac MRI and/or cardiac CT is required.

A demonstrated record of scholarly work and effective administrative leadership is required.

The candidate must have the demonstrated capacity to foster an environment in which excellence in teaching, research, and scholarship can flourish.

Demonstrated experience promoting a diverse workforce/academic environment is required.

Experience and interest in developing and leading clinical programs are also required.

The candidate must have excellent interpersonal skills and enjoy interactions with students, staff, and faculty.


A board certification in cardiology is required.

Desirable Qualifications:

Evidence of a commitment to clinical teaching, clinical research and/or outcomes research is desired.

Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vitae

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Contact Information

Contact:Sara L Zimmerman -
Cmed-Internal Medicine
General Hospital
220 Hawkins Drive
E315 GH
Iowa City, IA 52242

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