The Department of Internal Medicine of the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine seeks to recruit an ABOM certified and experienced obesity specialist to expand and direct an existing weight management program that is focused on medical management of obesity. In addition, the University of Iowa's Department of Surgery has an active and growing Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, and successful candidates will work to increase the integration of both programs to enhance the continuity of care both before and after surgery. Candidates must have an MD degree or equivalent and be authorized to work in the US. This position will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor, non-tenure track, depending on qualifications. The successful candidate needs to possess a demonstrated commitment to promoting a diverse environment. Applicants with prior experience with establishing or managing a weight management program are highly desirable. Salary is based on experience and qualifications.
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.