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PEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGIST

Requisition # 75207

Position Basics


Type of PositionOTHER
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Thursday, April 18th, 2024
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 seeks a Gastroenterologist. Appointment rank is open and may be to either the tenure track or clinical (non-tenure) track consistent with clinical experience and research interest. Appointment rank to Instructor of Pediatrics (non-tenure or clinical track) may also be considered. The individual selected will join the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Pancreatology and Nutrition to provide patient care, teaching, and consultative services as a gastroenterologist. 



The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Pancreatology, and Nutrition is the state’s only tertiary academic care program committed to providing the highest available level of care to children with disorders of the digestive system, liver, and pancreas.  The Clinical services include several multidisciplinary care services including Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorders Clinic, Pediatric Feeding Clinic, Fontan Clinic, IBD clinic, Aerodigestive and Tracheostomy Clinic among others.  The division has National Pancreas Foundation approved Pancreas Center of Excellence designation, held only by a few pediatric hospitals in the country.  The fellowship program has been continuously ACGME accredited for >25 years and graduates 1 fellow per year.  The division also has a well-establish basic and clinical research programs including NIH funded funded INSPPIRE (International Study Group of Pediatric Pancreatitis: In search for a cuRE) study, the first ever multicenter, multidisciplinary collaboration to examine pancreatitis in children.  The division currently has nine physicians (soon to be 10), three fellow physicians, two nurse practitioners, four specialty nurses, as well as registered dieticians, social works, speech pathologists and case workers who actively participate in patient care through a team approach.  The division has a strong collaboration with Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Radiology, Pediatric Urology, Pediatric Anesthesia and a variety of other ancillary services.



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. 44 in research in the 2024 U.S. News & World Report listing of “Best Graduate Schools,” and it is ranked No. 23 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 Children’s Hospital has dedicated procedure rooms for endoscopy supported by pediatric anesthesia teams and a brand new clinic for pediatric specialty care. The ACGME-accredited pediatric residency program at UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital trains 50 pediatric resident physicians.



For more information contact:



Aliye Uc, M.D.



Professor of Pediatrics



Director, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Pancreatology and Nutrition



aliye-uc@uiowa.edu



Visit us on the web at: www.uichildrens.org



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.  This applies to clinical, tenure and research positions.



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, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.



 

Education Requirement:

Must hold an MD/DO degree, or equivalent

Required Qualifications:

Board certified or eligible in Pediatrics, or equivalent



Board certified or eligible in gastroenterology, or equivalent



Demonstrated knowledge and experience of all pediatric gastrointestinal disorders



License or eligible for licensure in the State of Iowa

Desirable Qualifications:

Clinical experience in gastroenterology in an academic setting



Completed specialized training in motility and/or is proficient in the performance of motility procedures



Experience in patient-oriented research



Teaching competence in pediatrics for medical students and residents



Evidence of scholarly activity



Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills



Demonstrated experience working effectively in a welcoming and respectful workplace environment


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



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, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Civil Rights Compliance, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.

Persons with disabilities may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu, to inquire or discuss accommodation needs.

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