Pediatrics-Neurology Hospital Based job located in Iowa

 
Job Reference #:
  68613
 
Job Specialty:
 Pediatrics-Neurology
 
Job Type:
 Permanent
 
Job Location:
 Iowa
 
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Job Description

  • Must hold an MD/DO degree, or equivalent
  • Board certified/eligible in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
  • Fellowship training in Clinical Neurophysiology and/or Pediatric Epilepsy

Pediatric Epileptologist

Stead Family Department of Pediatrics

The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics at the University of Iowa seeks Pediatric Epileptologists 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.

Requirements:

Must hold an MD/DO degree, or equivalent

Board certified/eligible in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

Fellowship training in Clinical Neurophysiology and/or Pediatric Epilepsy

Desirable qualifications:

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

Scholarly activity

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 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.  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:

Alexander Bassuk, MD, PhD

Professor of Pediatrics

Stead Family Chair in Pediatric Neurology

Director, Division of Pediatric Neurology

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The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity I 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, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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