Pediatric Leukemia/Lymphoma Oncologist

Company/Institution: University of Iowa Stead Family Department of Pediatrics
Department: Pediatarics
Location: Iowa City, IA, USA
Degree Requirements: MD Salary: Not available
Job Type: Faculty Posted: September 18, 2023
Job Setting: Medical School Application Period: September 18, 2023-January 22, 2024

University of Iowa Stead Family Department of Pediatrics seeks an oncologist with special interest in childhood hematologic malignancies (leukemia/lymphoma).  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 provide patient care, teaching, and consultative services in the oncology service.  The pediatric cancer program provides comprehensive care to a wide variety of patients with hematologic malignancies including acute and chronic leukemias, lymphomas, and histiocytic disorders.   The Division has a robust Adolescence and Young Adult (AYA) cancer program in collaboration with the NCI-designated, Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center of the University of Iowa.  The scope of practice includes but is not limited to the enrollment of multi-institutional clinical research protocols, CAR T cell therapy, and other innovative clinical protocols.  The division is involved in cutting-edge research that is funded by the NIH and nonfederal agencies.


Must hold an MD/DO degree, or equivalent

Board certified or eligible in Pediatrics, or equivalent

Board certified or eligible Hematology/Oncology or equivalent

License or eligible for licensure in the State of Iowa

Demonstrated commitment to promoting a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment

Desirable qualifications:

Interest and/or expertise in hematologic malignancies

Clinical experience in an academic setting

Experience in patient-oriented research

Competence in teaching pediatric medical students, residents, and fellows

Evidence of scholarly activity

Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

 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:

David Dickens, MD

Professor of Pediatrics

Interim Director, Division of Hematology and Oncology

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 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.


How to Apply

To apply for this position please visit the University of Iowa website at , requisition number 74619.

Contact Information

Jeanie Cromer
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242 USA

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