The Section of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery at the University of Iowa invites applicants for a faculty position in Colorectal Surgery. Appointment will be for Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in either the non-tenure clinical track or tenure track consistent with experience and research interest.
The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is a tertiary medical center which includes a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center and a Level I Trauma Center. The University of Iowa also encompasses the James A. Clifton Center for Digestive Health, a multidisciplinary association of the specialties of gastrointestinal surgery, adult and pediatric gastroenterology, pediatric surgery, radiology, and pathology. This multidisciplinary center is composed of a diagnostic and therapeutic unit, outpatient clinic, office facility and inpatient unit. This unit facilitates efficient consultation between Gastroenterology and surgical specialties and improves the ability to perform clinical research. It includes specialists with expertise in the areas of gastrointestinal, pancreaticobiliary, colorectal, minimally invasive, and bariatric surgery who work together to advance the art and science of the care of the GI tract.
The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics are located in a Big-Ten college town. The Iowa City metropolitan area has a population of 161,000 and the Iowa City/Cedar Rapids Corridor has a population of 460,000. Iowa City and the University of Iowa provide a rich cultural environment, highlighting art, music and literature. There are ample opportunities for spectator and participation sports as well as a wealth of outdoor activities. The community is diverse and cosmopolitan with affordable housing and outstanding schools. Iowa City is a safe and friendly community ideal for raising a family and developing a successful academic career. It is regularly ranked amongst the most desirable places to live in the United States
The 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 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.
Applicant credentials are subject to verification; background checks will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
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.