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Date Posted
: November 30, 2017
Job Title: Division Director of Nephrology
Category: 07
Employer: University of Iowa Health Care
Location: Iowa City, IA


Division Director of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation
Stead Family Department of Pediatrics

The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics seeks a Division Director of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor (tenure or non-tenure/clinical track). The Director will lead the Division’s clinical and teaching services as well as provide leadership to the research program. The Division of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation is one of the top-ranked programs in the nation. The Director will benefit from significant institutional resources and will have the opportunity to recruit additional faculty. The Division anticipates expanding in the next few years following the recent opening of a new free-standing Children’s Hospital in February 2017 and a newly-expanded outpatient clinic.


  • Must hold an MD/DO degree, or equivalent
  • Board certified or eligible in Pediatrics, or equivalentBoard certified or eligible in Pediatric Nephrology or equivalent
  • License or eligible for licensure in the State of Iowa
  • Demonstrated experience promoting a diverse workforce/academic environment

Desirable qualifications:

  • Clinical experience in pediatric nephrology and transplant medicine
  • Experience in patient-oriented research
  • Teaching competence in pediatrics for medical students and residents
  • Evidence of scholarly activity
  • Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine is one of the top biomedical research institutions in the nation and ranked 42nd overall and 20th among public medical schools for NIH funding in FY16.  The U.S. News and World Report research ranking places the College 12th among public institutions for FY2016, and the Stead Family Department of Pediatrics ranked 22nd overall and 11th in NIH funding among all public pediatric departments nationwide in FY16. 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 UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital.  University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital is 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 2016-17 University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital ranked in eight pediatric specialties in the Best Children’s Hospitals U.S. News and World Report, including cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, neonatology, nephrology, orthopedics, pulmonology, and urology, and is the only hospital in Iowa to be nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report for children’s care. A new 189-bed children’s hospital opened in February 2017.

For more information contact:
Yatin Vyas, MBBS, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Search Committee Co-Chair

Riad Rahhal, MD, MS
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Search Committee Co-Chair

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To apply for this position please visit The University of Iowa website at , requisition number 71997.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity I 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.

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