University of Iowa Stead Family Department of Pediatrics seeks an oncologist with special interest in childhood hematologic malignancies (leukemia/lymphoma). Appointment rank is open and may be to either the tenure track or clinical (non-tenure) track consistent with clinical experience and research interest. Appointment rank to Associate of Pediatrics (non-tenure track) may also be considered. The individual selected will provide patient care, teaching, and consultative services in the oncology service. The pediatric cancer program provides comprehensive care to a wide variety of patients with hematologic malignancies including acute and chronic leukemias, lymphomas, and histiocytic disorders. The Division has a robust Adolescence and Young Adult (AYA) cancer program in collaboration with the NCI-designated, Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center of the University of Iowa. The scope of practice includes but is not limited to the enrollment of multi-institutional clinical research protocols, CAR T cell therapy, and other innovative clinical protocols. The division is involved in cutting-edge research that is funded by the NIH and nonfederal agencies.
The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine is one of the top biomedical research institutions in the nation and ranked 38th overall by the 2020 U.S. News & World Report and 41st among public medical schools for NIH funding in FY18. Stead Family Department of Pediatrics ranked 27th in NIH funding among all public pediatric departments nationwide in FY19. 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 University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital, 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 2019-2020 University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital ranked in six pediatric specialties in the Best Children's Hospitals U.S. News and World Report, including neonatology, orthopedics, diabetes and endocrinology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, and is the only hospital in Iowa to be nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report for children's care. A new 190-bed children's hospital opened in February 2017.
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.