Pediatrics-Allergy & Immunology Hospital Based job located in Iowa

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University of Iowa Stead Family Department of Pediatrics seeks an Allergist/Immunologist.  Appointment rank is open and may be to either the tenure track or clinical (non-tenure) track consistent with clinical experience and research interest.  Appointment rank to Associate of Pediatrics (non-tenure track) may also be considered.  The individual selected will join the Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology to provide patient care, teaching, and consultative services as an Allergist/Immunologist. 


Must hold an MD/DO degree, or equivalent

Board certified or eligible in Pediatrics and/or Internal Medicine, or equivalent

Board certified or eligible in Allergy/Immunology, or equivalent

Experience in asthma, atopic disorders, immunodeficiencies, food allergy, allergy testing, food challenges, immunotherapy, and infusion therapy

License or eligible for licensure in the State of Iowa

Desirable qualifications:

Clinical experience in the care of pediatric patients with allergic and immunologic disorders

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 38th overall by the 2020 U.S. News & World Report and 41st among public medical schools for NIH funding in FY18.  Stead Family Department of Pediatrics ranked 27th in NIH funding among all public pediatric departments nationwide in FY19. 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 University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital, 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 2019-2020 University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital ranked in six pediatric specialties in the Best Children’s Hospitals U.S. News and World Report, including neonatology, orthopedics, diabetes and endocrinology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, and is the only hospital in Iowa to be nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report for children’s care. A new 190-bed children’s hospital opened in February 2017. 

For more information contact:

Polly Ferguson, M.D.

Professor of Pediatrics

Division Director of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology

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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

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qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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