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Foot and Ankle Orthopedic Surgeon

Position Description:
The Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is seeking an Orthopedic Foot and Ankle surgeon to join our dynamic team of foot and ankle surgeons, advanced practitioners, residents, and fellow. This team provides comprehensive clinical care with a broad spectrum of ongoing research activities. The ideal candidate has a strong interest in clinical excellence, teaching, and research. This is a full-time position and appointment is at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in either the clinical track or tenure track dependent upon the qualifications and goals of the individual. Learn more about the Foot and Ankle clinic.

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics—recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States—is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.®

Education Requirements:

  • The candidate must be a graduate of an approved medical college
  • The candidate must have graduated from a fully accredited orthopedic residency
  • The candidate must have completed a one-year orthopedic foot and ankle fellowship program

Required Qualifications:

  • Medical licensure and/or eligibility in the state of Iowa
  • Excellent clinical and academic credentials
  • Experience working in a team setting
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • A commitment to ongoing performance improvement
  • Experience promoting a diverse workforce in an academic environment

Certifications:

  • The candidate must be a Board-certified or Board-eligible orthopedic surgeon

Desired Qualifications:

  • Interest in research evidenced by publications, grants, or other scholarly work
  • Experience in education including teaching of residents and or medical or other students
  • Evidence of leadership in local, regional, or national organizations including committee work, honors and awards or other service activities

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Hand Orthopedic Surgeon

Position Description:
The University of Iowa Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation is seeking an Orthopedic Hand surgeon who will have teaching, research, and clinical service responsibilities in the Hand and Wrist Division of the department. Appointment will be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor based on background and qualifications and may be either on the Clinical or Tenure Track, depending upon research interests and background. The University of Iowa is a level 1 trauma center and cares for severely injured patients from around the state. This is an outstanding opportunity to join our academic department and to be a part of our growing hand and wrist service. Learn more about our Hand and Wrist Clinic.

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics—recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States—is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.®

Education Requirements:

  • The candidate must be a graduate of an approved medical school.
  • The candidate must be a graduate of an ACGME accredited orthopedic residency program.
  • The candidate must have completed or currently be in or planning to be in a fellowship in hand/upper limb surgery and skills in microvascular surgery are necessary.

Required Qualifications:

  • Medical licensure and/or eligibility in the state of Iowa.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A commitment to ongoing performance improvement.
  • Experience promoting a diverse workforce in an academic environment.

Certifications:

  • The candidate must be a board-certified or board-eligible orthopedic surgeon.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Interest in research evidenced by publications, grants, or other scholarly work.
  • Experience in education including teaching of residents and/or medical or other students.
  • Evidence of leadership in local, regional, or national organizations including committee work, honors and awards or other service activities

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Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgeon

Position Description:
The Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation is seeking a faculty member with teaching, research, and service responsibilities in the Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Division. Appointment is at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor and may be in either the Clinical or Tenure track depending upon the qualification and goals of the individual. Learn more about our Joint Replacement clinic.

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics—recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States—is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.®

Education Requirements:

  • The candidate must be a graduate of an approved medical college.
  • The candidate must have graduated from a fully accredited orthopedic residency.
  • The candidate must have completed a fellowship in Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement.

Required Qualifications:

  • Medical licensure and/or eligibility in the state of Iowa.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A commitment to ongoing performance improvement.
  • Experience promoting a diverse workforce in an academic environment.

Certifications:

  • The candidate must be a Board-certified or Board-eligible orthopedic surgeon.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Achievements in adult reconstruction research as demonstrated through publications and presentations
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Exhibited commitment to ongoing performance improvement.

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Orthopedic Oncologist

Position Description:
The Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is seeking an academic orthopedic oncologist to treat benign tumors, sarcoma, and metastic disease of the pelvis and extremities in patients of all ages. Additional areas of clinical interest are encouraged. Candidates should have an interest in clinical or basic science research. This is a full-time position and appointment is at the rank of Assistant Professor on either the clinical track or tenure track dependent upon the qualifications and goals of the individual.  Learn more about the Oncology clinic.

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics—recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States—is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.®

Education Requirements:

  • The candidate must be a graduate of an approved medical college
  • The candidate must have graduated from a fully accredited orthopedic residency
  • The candidate must have completed fellowship training in orthopedic oncology

Required Qualifications:

  • Medical licensure and/or eligibility in the state of Iowa
  • A commitment to ongoing performance improvement
  • Experience promoting a diverse workforce in an academic environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication, and interpersonal skills

Certifications:

  • The candidate must be a Board-certified or Board-eligible orthopedic surgeon

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Interest in basic or clinical research evidenced by publications, grants, or other scholarly work
  • Experience in education including teaching of residents and or medical or other students

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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physiatrist

 
Position Description:
The Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is seeking a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician to join our team of faculty physiatrists as we expand our practice to include a new freestanding inpatient rehabilitation facility. This facility is the first inpatient rehabilitation facility to be affiliated with the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, a Level 1 Trauma Center, and the state of Iowa’s only comprehensive academic medical center. 
 
This is an exciting opportunity for an academic-oriented physiatrist with a variety of clinical interests. Clinical opportunities are broad and include inpatient consultations, inpatient rehabilitation, and outpatient clinics. The outpatient practice can be developed around the candidate’s interests, with possibilities for MSK, spine, ultrasound, EMG, neurorehabilitation, amputee, pediatrics, and other areas. This position also offers ample opportunities to participate in research and medical education.  Learn more about our Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation clinic.
 
Education Requirements:
  • Graduate of an accredited medical school 
  • MD or DO with state medical license/eligible for state medical licensure
Required Qualifications:
  • Excellent clinical and academic credentials
  • Experience working in a team setting
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • A commitment to ongoing performance improvement
  • Experience promoting a diverse workforce in an academic environment

Certifications:

  • Board certified or board eligible in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, required

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Shoulder and Elbow Orthopedic Surgeon

Position Description:
The University of Iowa Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation is recruiting a Shoulder and Elbow Surgeon to join our academic department. This new faculty member will have teaching, research, and service responsibilities and will be appointed at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor on either the clinical or tenure track. The department will provide the resources necessary to further develop research interests. Education of residents, fellows and students is expected as part of this appointment. This faculty member will have an outstanding opportunity to build a practice in Shoulder and Elbow reconstructive surgery.  The outpatient practice will include some outreach clinics in communities near Iowa City.  Learn more about our Shoulder and Elbow clinic.

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics—recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States—is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.®

Education Requirements:

  • The candidate must be a graduate of an approved medical college
  • The candidate must have graduated from a fully accredited orthopedic residency

Required Qualifications:

  • The candidate must be eligible for Iowa medical licensure
  • The candidate will demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills and has experience promoting a diverse workforce in an academic environment
  • The candidate will have clinical expertise in shoulder and elbow surgery

Certifications:

  • The candidate must be an American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery certified or Board-eligible orthopedic surgeon.

Desired Qualifications:

  • A surgeon who has completed a ASES accredited fellowship in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery will be viewed most favorably. 
  • A particular interest in elbow reconstruction is desired.
  • Demonstrated accomplishments in research evidenced by publications, grants, or other scholarly work.

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