University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital


Davenport, IA

Date Posted

April 5, 2021

University of Iowa Stead Family Department of Pediatrics seeks a neonatologist at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor (non-tenure/clinical track). The individual selected will join the Division of Neonatology to practice primarily at an affiliated Level II+ NICU in Davenport, Iowa and function as an integral member of the Division, participating in clinical research and teaching as well as patient care.

The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine is one of the top biomedical research institutions in the nation and ranked 38th overall by the 2020 U.S. News & World Report and 41st among public medical schools for NIH funding in FY18.  Stead Family Department of Pediatrics ranked 27th in NIH funding among all public pediatric departments nationwide in FY19.

Required Qualifications

  • Must hold an MD/DO degree, or equivalent
  • Board certified or eligible in Pediatrics, or equivalent
  • Board certified or eligible neonatal-perinatal medicine, or equivalent
  • License or eligible for licensure in the State of Iowa

Desirable Qualifications

  • Clinical experience in neonatology in an academic setting
  • 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
  • Evidence of leadership skills

Candidates with related clinical and leadership experience may be considered for a Medical Director role.

The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics comprises the medical and research staff of University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital, 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 2019-2020 University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital ranked in six pediatric specialties in the Best Children’s Hospitals U.S. News and World Report, including neonatology, orthopedics, diabetes and endocrinology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery.

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, creedcolor, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preferencestatus as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.


For more information contact:

Patrick McNamara, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Division of Neonatology

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To apply for this position please visit The University of Iowa website at , requisition number 74114.

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