Pediatrics-Critical Care Hospital Based job located in Iowa

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University of Iowa Stead Family Department of Pediatrics seeks a Director for the Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.  Appointment rank may be at either the tenure track or clinical (non-tenure) track at the Associate Professor or Professor level consistent with clinical experience and research interest.   The Director will lead the division’s clinical and educational services as well as provide leadership to our growing Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. The Director will benefit from institutional resources and will have the opportunity to expand both the clinical and interdisciplinary research program.


Must hold an MD/DO degree, or equivalent

Board certified Pediatrics, or equivalent

Board certified in Critical Care Medicine or equivalent

License or eligible for licensure in the State of Iowa

Demonstrated record of teaching

Commitment to diversity in the work place

5 or more years of experience in clinical practice of pediatric critical care medicine

Desirable qualifications:

Administrative and fiscal leadership experience

Experience in an academic health system

Experience in cardiac critical care medicine

Participation in quality improvement initiatives

Experience in patient-oriented research

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 19th among public medical schools for NIH funding in FY18.  The U.S. News and World Report research ranking places the College 15th among public institutions for 2018, and the Stead Family Department of Pediatrics ranked 24th overall and 12th in NIH funding among all public pediatric departments nationwide in FY18. The ACGME-accredited pediatric residency program at the Children’s Hospital trains 47 pediatric residents. An ACGME-accredited pediatric critical care fellowship program trains 2 fellows per year.

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 cancer, neonatology, nephrology, endocrinology/diabetes, orthopedics, and urology.  We are 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, which includes a 28-bed PICU. 

For more information contact:

Eva Tsalikian, M.D.

Professor and Interim Chair, Stead Family Department of Pediatrics

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Interim, Physician-in-Chief, University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital

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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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