The University of Iowa department of Anesthesia is seeking an accomplished academic anesthesiologist to serve as chief of its Division of Neuro-anesthesia. This position is available at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor with tenure-track or clinical track opportunity. The Neuro-anesthesia Division Chief will have a clear vision for advancing the subspecialty, experience collaborating with neuroscientists both within and outside anesthesiology, and leadership skills in shaping the future of the division.
Division Chief Role
The Division Chief will be responsible for actualizing our tripartite mission--clinical care, education, and research. These responsibilities include:
Leading neuro-anesthesia clinical operations to ensure consistently high quality patient care with efficient and innovative utilization of clinical and material resources
Promoting effective collaborations among divisional faculty and other clinical and research neuroscientists across campus
Facilitating undergraduate and graduate medical education in neuro-anesthesia
Recruiting new faculty to the division and supporting their career development
Developing innovative scholarship in neuro-anesthesia and/or other neurosciences
Protected administrative time to support goal-directed personal and division-related professional development
Seed funding for research as well as statistical and clinical trial support
A Department of Anesthesia-directed Surgical and Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit
The Iowa Neuroscience Institute , created in 2016 with a $45 million grant from the Carver Charitable Trust. Building on the UI's long tradition of exceptional brain research, the new institute has assembled diverse teams of clinicians and scientists to tackle some of the toughest problems in neuroscience, including auditory and visual neurosciences, epilepsy, molecular psychiatry, neurogenetics, neuroimaging, neuromodulation, and pain.
The Iowa Comprehensive Stroke Center , the only one in Iowa and a Gold Plus-status center. Iowa is also one of 25 NIH-funded StrokeNet Research Centers , designed to serve as the infrastructure and pipeline for new potential treatments for patients with stroke and those at risk for stroke.
The Iowa Comprehensive Epilepsy Program is recognized by the NAEC as a Level 4 epilepsy center. A new state-of-the art interventional neuroradiology suite is soon to be completed.
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.