University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital


Iowa City, IA

Date Posted

November 1, 2022

University of Iowa Stead Family Department of Pediatrics seeks a Bone Marrow Transplant specialist. 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 Hematology and Oncology to provide patient care, teaching, and consultative services as a pediatrician specializing in bone marrow transplant.


  • Must hold an MD/DO degree, or equivalent
  • Board certified or eligible in Pediatrics, or equivalent
  • Board certified or eligible in pediatric hematology-oncology
  • Completed fellowship training in Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant or Pediatric Hematology-Oncology fellowship training in a major Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant institution or 2 years’ experience working as a pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant physician
  • 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 bone marrow transplant
  • Clinical experience in hematology-oncology 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
  • Endowed professorship or endowed chair depending on candidate qualifications

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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To apply for this position please visit the University of Iowa website at , requisition number 74620.

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.

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