- Location: Iowa City, IA
- Posted: Apr 17, 2017
The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics seeks a Medical Geneticist at the rank of Associate (non track), Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor (tenure or non-tenure track). The individual selected will join the Division of Medical Genetics to provide patient care, teaching, and consultative services as an attending physician in medical genetics clinics and on the genetics consultation service.
The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine is one of the top biomedical research institutions in the nation and ranked 42nd overall and 20th among public medical schools for NIH funding in FY16. 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 21st overall and 11th in NIH funding among all public pediatric departments nationwide in FY16. The ACGME-accredited pediatric residency program at the Childrens Hospital trains 43 pediatric residents.
The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics comprises the medical and research staff of UI Stead Family Childrens Hospital. 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 2016-17 University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital ranked in eight pediatric specialties in the Best Childrens 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 childrens care. A new 189-bed childrens hospital opened in February 2017.
Board certified or eligible in biochemical genetics
Clinical experience in pediatric medical genetics
Demonstrated ability to develop and implement new programs
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