University of Iowa
March 16, 2023
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PEDIATRIC EPILEPTOLOGIST Requisition # 74596 Position Basics Type of Position OTHER

Advertising Ends on: Extended Until Position is Filled Advertising Started on: Monday, September 26th, 2022 College: Carver College of Medicine Department: Pediatrics

Salary Salary: Commensurate Position Details Full/Part Time Status: Negotiable

Position Description:

University of Iowa Stead Family Department of Pediatrics seeks a Pediatric Epileptologist. 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 Instructor of Pediatrics (non-tenure or clinical track) may also be considered. The individual selected will join the Division of Child Neurology to provide patient care, teaching, and consultative services. The candidate will participate in providing clinical services to include VNS/RNS/DBS programing, intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring, bedside long term EEG monitoring, and routine EEG.

The Division of Pediatric Neurology is a growing part of the Department of Pediatrics with 12 faculty and 5 APPs including 4 clinical neurophysiologists/epileptologists. A robust clinical and basic science research program is present and expanding. We offer all therapeutic options for epilepsy with a dedicated pediatric neurology dietician, pharmacist, research assistant, and genetic counselor. Our recently opened (February 2017) free-standing pediatric hospital offers 7 pediatric HD-camera equipped epilepsy monitoring beds. We have an active epilepsy surgical program with robot assisted s-EEG implantation, source localization, LITT, DBS, VNS, and soon RNS experience. The division has an active outpatient neurology clinic with programs in neuromuscular disorders (MDA), epilepsy (including ketogenic diet clinic), neuro-intensive care, neonatal neurology, headache, tuberous sclerosis complex, and new onset seizure clinics. Our pediatric neurology residency currently accepts 2 residents per year.

The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine is one of the nation's top medical schools. It is ranked No. 41 in research in the 2023 U.S. News & World Report listing of “Best Graduate Schools,” and it is ranked No. 16 in National Institutes of Health funding among public institutions by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research. The UI Stead Family Department of Pediatrics is currently ranked No. 25 in NIH funding among all public pediatric departments nationwide.

The UI Stead Family Department of Pediatrics comprises the medical staff of UI Stead Family Children's Hospital, Iowa's only nationally ranked children's hospital and home to the state's only accredited Level 1 Regional Resource Pediatric Trauma Center. The ACGME-accredited pediatric residency program at UI Stead Family Children's Hospital trains 47 pediatric resident physicians. For its 2022-23 edition of “Best Children's Hospitals,” U.S. News & World Report ranked UI Stead Family Children's Hospital in seven pediatric specialties: neonatology, pediatric diabetes and endocrinology, pediatric hematology-oncology, pediatric nephrology, pediatric neurology and neurosurgery, pediatric orthopedics, and pediatric pulmonology.

For more information contact:

Aaron D. Boes, M.D., PhD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Division Director of Child Neurology

[email protected]

Visit us on the web at: www.

Education Requirement:

Must hold an MD/DO degree, or equivalent

Required Qualifications:

Board certified/eligible in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

Fellowship training in Clinical Neurophysiology and/or Pediatric Epilepsy

License or eligible for licensure in the State of Iowa

Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in the work environment

Desirable Qualifications:

Interest and/or expertise in advanced epilepsy evaluation and management, including ketogenic diet, deep brain stimulation, responsive neurostimulation, vagus nerve stimulation (VNS), epilepsy surgery evaluation, invasive EEG monitoring including stereo-EEG

Experience in patient-oriented research

Teaching competence in pediatric neurology for medical students and residents

Evidence of scholarly activity

Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

Online Application Required Documents

Curriculum Vitae Letter of Interest

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Contact Information

Contact: Jeanie Cromer - [email protected] Cmed-Pediatrics General Hospital 220 Hawkins Drive SW164-4 GH Iowa City, IA 52242 Phone: 319-384-7204

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, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Institutional Equity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.

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