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The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery

  • 7 January 2019
  • Author: Ashley Peter
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TENURE TRACK FACULTY, SURGICAL ONCOLOGY & ENDOCRINE SURGERY The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine invites applicants for a faculty position in the Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery. Appointment will be for Assistant Professor in the tenure track consistent with experience and research interest. The candidate must be a graduate of an approved medical college, have completed training in all phases of General Surgery, and completed an SSO-accredited fellowship in Complex Surgical Oncology. Candidates must possess board eligibility/certification from the American Board of Surgery in both General Surgery and Complex General Surgical Oncology. Experience or interest in complex Surgical Oncology, including hepatic and pancreatic surgery, as well as intraperitoneal perfusion, is highly desirable. Interest in performing laboratory research is required; demonstrated research experience during or after training is highly desirable, as is established experience in research at a level which enables procurement of outside funding. The successful candidate should demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills, be committed to ongoing performance improvement, and to providing care as a member of a multi-disciplinary team. The candidate must also have demonstrated experience working effectively in a diverse environment. 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 Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center is divided into site and disease-specific multidisciplinary oncology groups delivering state of the art cancer care and administering clinical trials, with research groups performing cutting edge basic science investigations. The Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery currently has 8 surgeons, 3 specializing in complex and GI Surgical Oncology, 4 performing Endocrine Surgery, and 4 who perform Breast Surgery, as well as 2 PhD research faculty. The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is located in a Big-Ten college town. The Iowa City metropolitan area has a population of 171,000 and the Iowa City/Cedar Rapids Corridor has a population of 460,000. Iowa City is the site of the first state capital and is a cultural hub within the state as well as the home of the world famous Iowa Writers Workshop. It retains its Big Ten college town charm and is home to many collegiate athletic events, outdoor activities, arts, literature, and music. The attached link provides a good sense life in Iowa City. https://youtu.be/ef3rAkmZnYI 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. To apply for this position, and for a complete list of the qualifications for this position, please visit the University of Iowa website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu (http://jobs.uiowa.edu/), requisition # 73520. For additional information please contact: Ronald J. Weigel, MD PhD Chairman, Department of Surgery 319-353-7474 Ronald-weigel@uiowa.edu

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