FACULTY PEDIATRIC EPILEPTOLOGIST
- Location: Iowa City, IA
- Posted: Mar 15, 2016
The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics at the University of Iowa seeks a Pediatric Epileptologist at ranks including Associate (non-track), Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor (tenure or non-tenure track). The individual selected will join the Division of Neurology to provide patient care, teaching, and consultative services. The candidate will participate in providing clinical services to include intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring, bedside long term EEG monitoring, routine EEG and Video EEG monitoring.
The successful candidate will join a growing pediatric neurology division of eight faculty members including two epileptologists, and three ARNPs. The division has a child neurology residency program. Child neurology is housed in Pediatrics, and has close interactions with Neurology and Neurosurgery. The division has a robust research program in addition to outstanding clinical services.
The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics comprises the medical and research staff of UI Stead Family Childrens Hospital. The University of Iowa Stead Family Childrens Hospital is one of the nations 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 Iowas only accredited Level 1 Regional Resource Pediatric Trauma Center. In 2015-16 the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital ranked in nine pediatric specialties in the Best Childrens Hospitals U.S. News and World Report, including cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, neonatology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology, and urology. A new 189-bed childrens hospital is scheduled to open in 2016.
Experience in advanced epilepsy management, including ketogenic diet, vagus nerve stimulation (VNS), epilepsy surgery evaluation
Teaching competence in neurology for medical students, residents and fellows
Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills