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Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Physician- Iowa City, IA

Last Updated:
March 01, 2017

The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics seeks a physician in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at the rank of Associate (non tenure), Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor on the tenure or non-tenure track.

The individual selected will join the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics to provide patient care, teaching and consultative services. The Division is a national leader in research, with four faculty successful NIH-funded investigators. The Division works closely with the University of Iowa Center for Disabilities and Development, which has been Iowa’s University Center for Excellence on Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) since 1972. The Center for Disabilities and Development integrates a broad array of clinical services in one location, including developmental and behavioral pediatrics, psychology, speech-language pathology, occupational and physical therapy, social work, education, audiology, and nursing, and thus provides an ideal environment for exceptional patient care, education and research. The Center is also the home of Iowa’s LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities) program, and has provided outstanding interdisciplinary training in neurodevelopmental disabilities for over two decades.

Must hold an MD/DO degree, or equivalent
Board certified or eligible in Pediatrics, or equivalent
Board certified or eligible in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (Internationally-trained physicians who hold an equivalent certification may be considered for appointment)
Licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Iowa

Desirable qualifications:
Clinical experience in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
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 41st overall and 20th among public medical schools for NIH funding in FY14. The U.S. News and World Report research ranking places the College 11th among public institutions, and the Stead Family Department of Pediatrics ranked 24th overall and 13th in NIH funding among all public pediatric departments nationwide in FY14. The ACGME-accredited pediatric residency program at the Children’s Hospital trains 42 pediatric residents.

The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics comprises the medical and research staff of UI Children’s Hospital. The University of Iowa 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 2015-16 the University of Iowa Children's Hospital ranked in nine 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, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology, and urology. A new 189-bed children’s hospital is scheduled to open in 2016.

For more information contact:
Lane Strathearn, MBBS, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Physician Director, Center for Disabilities and Development
William E. Bell/Gail A. McGuiness Chair for Pediatric Neurodevelopment

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To apply for this position please visit The University of Iowa website at , requisition number 68769.

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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