Pediatrics-Developmental-Behavioral Academic job located in Iowa
- Must hold an MD/DO degree, or equivalent
- Board certified or eligible in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, or equivalent
- License or eligible for licensure in the State of Iowa
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Physician
Stead Family Department of Pediatrics
The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics seeks a physician in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at the rank of Associate (non track), Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor (tenure or non-tenure/clinical track). The individual selected will join the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics to provide patient care, teaching, and consultative services. The Division is comprised of nine faculty, and is a national leader in research, with three successful NIH-funded investigators. The Division works closely with the University of Iowa Center for Disabilities and Development, which has been Iowa’s University Center for Excellence on Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) since 1972. The Center for Disabilities and Development integrates a broad array of clinical services in one location, including developmental and behavioral pediatrics, psychology, speech-language pathology, occupational and physical therapy, social work, education, audiology, and nursing, and thus provides an ideal environment for exceptional patient care, education and research. The Center is also the home of Iowa’s LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities) program, and has provided outstanding interdisciplinary training in neurodevelopmental disabilities for over two decades.
Must hold an MD/DO degree, or equivalent
Board certified or eligible in Pediatrics, or equivalent
Board certified or eligible in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, or equivalent
License or eligible for licensure in the State of Iowa
Clinical experience in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
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
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 Children’s Hospital trains 47 pediatric residents.
The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics comprises the medical and research staff of UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital. University of Iowa 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 University of Iowa 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 opened in February 2017.
For more information contact:
Lane Strathearn, MBBS, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Physician Director, Center for Disabilities and Development
William E. Bell/Gail A. McGuiness Chair for Pediatric Neurodevelopment
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