Clinical Director, Pediatric Oncology
Stead Family Department of Pediatrics
The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics seeks a Clinical Director of Pediatric Oncology at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor (tenure or clinical/non-tenure track). The individual selected will join the Division of Hematology/Oncology to provide patient care, teaching, and consultative services as a pediatric oncologist. The successful candidate will focus on the clinical management of the service, increasing volume, and networking with referring providers across the State, for multiple specialized programs within the division including Leukemia/Lymphoma, Solid Tumors, Neuro Oncology, Survivorship, Cancer Predisposition, Adolescent and Young Adult, and Program of Tumor Profiling and Targeted Therapy. The Director will benefit from significant institutional resources.
Must hold an M.D.,M.D./Ph.D degree, or equivalent
Board certified or eligible in Pediatrics or Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, or equivalent
License or eligible for licensure in the State of Iowa
Tenure track appointment requires evidence of scholarly productivity
Commitment to diversity in the work place
Clinical expertise in any subspecialty of pediatric oncology and commitment to excellence in evidence based practice.
Current or past external funding in clinical translational research Knowledge of the “precision medicine” aspects of pediatric oncology
Track record of peer-reviewed scholarly activity
Teaching competence in pediatrics for mentoring medical students, residents, fellows, and faculty.
Experience with strategic program building in an academic health system.
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:
Yatin Vyas, MBBS, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Division of Hematology/Oncology
Vice Chair for Research, Stead Family Department of Pediatrics
Visit us on the web at: www.uichildrens.org.
To apply for this position please visit The University of Iowa website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu , requisition number 72231.
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