Pediatrics-Gastroenterology Hospital Based job located in Iowa

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The University of Iowa Stead Family Department of Pediatrics seeks a Pediatric Gastroenterologist with expertise in Hepatology and Liver Transplantation 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 Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Pancreatology and Nutrition to provide patient care, teaching, and consultative services primarily at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital, as well as at established outreach clinics across the State of Iowa.  The Division of has 8 other faculty engaged in clinical and basic science research, teaching and a full range of clinical activities, a well-established ACGME-accredited fellowship program, a strong collaboration with Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Radiology, Pediatric Anesthesia and a variety of other ancillary services. The individual in this position will interact closely with the State’s only multi-organ transplant center to build and lead a pediatric liver transplant program that will include full size, reduced graft and living donor components.


Must hold an MD/DO degree, or equivalent

Board certified or eligible in Pediatrics, or equivalent

Board certified or eligible in Pediatric Gastroenterology, or equivalent

License or eligible for licensure in the State of Iowa

Knowledge and experience of all Pediatric Gastrointestinal and Hepatology disorders

Experience and training in Pediatric Transplant Hepatology sufficient to qualify as UNOS-certified Primary Liver Transplant Physician

Desirable qualifications:

Clinical experience and knowledge in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Completion of ACGME-approved Advanced Transplant Hepatology 4th year fellowship training (or its equivalent)

Board Eligible or Certified in Pediatric Transplant Hepatology

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 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.

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, and is the only hospital in Iowa to be nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report for children’s care. Inpatient care and endoscopic procedures are provided at the brand new 189-bed State-of-the art Children’s Hospital.  A newly renovated outpatient clinic has opened in August 2017.

For more information contact:

Aliye Uc, MD

Professor of Pediatrics

Director, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Pancreatology and Nutrition

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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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