The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine is seeking a highly qualified person at the Professor level to join our tenure track as the Vice Chair for Research. The successful candidate will be responsible for the oversight of all clinical, basic and translational research faculty within the department. This person will also serve on the Department's Executive Committee. The successful candidate will be asked to increase the relevance of the department's research by increasing the involvement of the faculty in the department's clinical, basic and translational research program. He or she will develop and implement a plan to increase the department's NIH funding base to a level that places it within the top tier of OB/GYN department's nationally. The Vice Chair will mentor residents, fellows, and junior faculty members who wish to develop clinical, basic and translational research.
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.