UNIVERSITY OF IOWA DIRECTOR OF NEPHROLOGY, DIALYSIS & TRANS in IOWA CITY, Iowa

DIRECTOR OF NEPHROLOGY, DIALYSIS & TRANSPLANTATIONRequisition # 72190Position BasicsType of PositionTENURE-TRACK/CLINICALAdvertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is FilledAdvertising Started on:Thursday, January 25th, 2018College:Carver College of MedicineDepartment:PediatricsSalarySalary:CommensuratePosition DetailsFull/Part Time Status:Full TimePosition Description:The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics seeks a Division Director of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor (tenure or non-tenure/clinical track). The Director will lead the Division's clinical and teaching services as well as provide leadership to the research program. The Division of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation is one of the top-ranked programs in the nation. The Director will benefit from significant institutional resources and will have the opportunity to recruit additional faculty. The Division anticipates expanding in the next few years following the recent opening of a new free-standing Children's Hospital in February 2017 and a newly-expanded outpatient and outreach clinics.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 22nd 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.Education Requirement:Must hold an MD/DO degree, or equivalentRequired Qualifications:License or eligible for licensure in the State of IowaCommitment to promoting a diverse workforce/academic environmentCertifications:Board certified or eligible in Pediatrics, or Pediatric Nephrology, or equivalentDesirable Qualifications:Clinical expertise in any subspecialty of pediatric nephrology and commitment to excellence in evidence based practice.Current or past external funding in basic or clinical translational researchTrack record of peer-reviewed scholarly activityTeaching competence in Pediatrics for mentoring medical students, residents, fellows, and facultyExperience with strategic program building in an academic health systemStrong oral and written communication and interpersonal skillsOnline Application Required DocumentsCurriculum VitaeLetter of InterestTo start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.Contact InformationContact:Scott M Fedler - scott-fedler@uiowa.eduCmed-PediatricsUNIVERSITY HOSPITAL - GENERAL200 HAWKINS DRSW164-10 GHIOWA CITY, IA 52242Phone: 319-384-5966The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from dis