The Carver College of Medicine at The University of Iowa seeks candidates for the position of Director of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine. The Carver College of Medicine is among the top ten public medical schools in National Institutes of Health funding. The Department of Internal Medicine is an integral part of UI Health Care which is a partnership between the College of Medicine and The University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics. University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is one of the largest teaching hospitals in the United States and has close affiliation with the adjacent Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center. With approximately 45 faculty, the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine has an exceptional record of achievement in research, patient care and teaching, as well as a distinguished record of national and international leadership. Multiple division faculty direct various NIH and VA funded research endeavors spanning bench to bedside. The division prides itself in participating in a program that is vigorous, friendly, and open to those who wish to seek answers to important clinical and biological problems.
The Director is the spokesperson for the faculty of the Division. Responsibilities include faculty evaluation, recruitment and appointments; educational, clinical and research programs; fiscal planning and management; and short term and long-term strategic planning.
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.