The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics seeks a Director for the Division of Allergy/Immunology and Pulmonary at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor on the tenure or non-tenure track. The Director will lead the Division’s clinical and teaching services as well as provide leadership to the research program. The Director will benefit from significant institutional resources and will have the opportunity to recruit additional faculty. The Division currently has 9 faculty and anticipates growing significantly in the next few years with the opening of a new free-standing Children’s Hospital in early 2017.
The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine is one of the top biomedical research institutions in the nation and ranked 39th overall and 18th among public medical schools for NIH funding in FY15. The U.S. News and World Report research ranking places the College 12th among public institutions for FY2016, and the Stead Family Department of Pediatrics ranked 22nd overall and 10th in NIH funding among all public pediatric departments nationwide in FY15. The ACGME-accredited pediatric residency program at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital trains 43 pediatric residents.
The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics comprises the medical and research staff of UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital. The UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital is one of the nation’s top-ranked pediatric care and research institutions. It is the only university-affiliated hospital in Iowa devoted solely to the care of infants, children, adolescents and young adults, and is Iowa’s only accredited Level 1 Regional Resource Pediatric Trauma Center. In 2016-17 the UI Stead Family Children's Hospital ranked in eight pediatric specialties in the Best Children’s Hospitals U.S. News and World Report, including cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, neonatology, nephrology, orthopedics, pulmonology, and urology, and is the only hospital in Iowa to be nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report for children’s care. A new 189-bed children’s hospital is scheduled to open in early 2017.
Requirements: Must hold M.D. or D.O. or equivalent Board certified in Pediatric Allergy/Immunology and/or Pulmonology Tenure track candidates must have evidence of scholarly investigation Demonstrated job-related experience with, and/or commitment to, diversity in the work place Licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Iowa
Desirable qualifications: 5 or more years of experience in an academic health system Strength in teaching and scholarly pursuits Ability to develop and implement clinical programs Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills Demonstrated history of externally funded scholarly activity
The University of Iowa Children’s Hospital is one of the nation’s top-ranked pediatric care and research institutions. It is the only university-affiliated hospital in Iowa devoted solely to the care of infants, children, adolescents, and young adults and is the only accredited Level 1 Regional Resource Pediatric Trauma Center in Iowa. In 2014, UI Children's Hospital ranked in eight children’s sp...ecialties in U.S. News and World Report, including cancer, cardiology/heart surgery, diabetes/endocrinology, neonatology, nephrology, neurology/neurosurgery, orthopaedics, and pulmonology. A new free-standing 195-bed children’s hospital is under construction and scheduled to open in 2016.