Iowa City, Iowa

The Stead Family Department of Pediatrics is seeking to hire a pediatric psychologist. 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 Pediatric Psychology Program within the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. The Pediatric Psychology program in the Department of Pediatrics has an established history of scholarship and clinical service. Clinical services provided within Pediatric Psychology include evaluation and brief therapy for health-related adjustment for a wide range of chronic health conditions, applied behavior analysis and treatment, and neuropsychological assessment. The selected individual will work collaboratively with interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary teams providing evaluation and treatment of children and adolescents with a wide array of pain concerns served through the Pediatric Comprehensive Pain, Multidisciplinary Headache, and Abdominal Pain Clinics. Pediatric Psychology is also currently involved in Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatric Pulmonology, Eosinophilic, Feeding, and Behavior clinics with plans for expansion of services. Opportunities for cross departmental collaboration, education, and research and expansion of outpatient services and development of inpatient consultation. The position also includes supervision of psychology practicum students and postdoctoral fellows as available. The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine is one of the top biomedical research institutions in the nation and ranked 39th overall by the 2020 U.S. News & World Report and 16th among public medical schools for NIH funding in FY20. Stead Family Department of Pediatrics ranked 25th in NIH funding among all public pediatric departments nationwide in FY20. The ACGME-accredited pediatric residency program at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital trains 47 pediatric residents. Stead Family Department of Pediatrics comprises the medical and research staff of UI 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 UI Stead Family Children's Hospital ranked in six pediatric specialties in the Best Children's Hospitals U.S. News & World Report , including neonatology, orthopedics, diabetes and endocrinology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, and is the only hospital in Iowa to be nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report for children's care. For more information contact: Lane Strathearn, MBBS, PhD Professor Visit us on the web at:

Iowa City, Iowa

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