The Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine invites applications for an open rank clinical faculty position as the Director of Ultrasonography within the Body Imaging Division of the Department of Radiology.
This position will join our growing Body Imaging Division and be charged with oversight and development of the body ultrasound service. The service is extremely busy, with a large intervention practice. The successful candidate will serve as the medical director for this service and have administrative responsibilities. Applicants must be board certified by the American Board of Radiology. In addition to clinical activities, teaching and call duties are shared across the division. Research startup funds and protected time to pursue academic interests are available.
About the Department of Radiology:
The Department of Radiology Ultrasound Division performs over 14,000 diagnostic procedures per year focused on abdominal imaging and 2500 ultrasound guided interventional procedures. The division is staffed by 14 sonographers who hold multiple specialty certifications. There are seven ultrasound rooms equipped with GE and Phillips ultrasound. Overall, the Department includes 37 staff physicians, 14 fellows, 15 Ph.D. researchers, and 36 residents. The Department operates six clinical 64 to 128 and dual source MDCT scanners and there are six clinical MR scanners, including a 3T. Construction is approved for a PET/MR. The Department has a strong research record in imaging, and the Department is responsible for the multidisciplinary Iowa Institute for Biomedical Imaging ( https://www.iibi.uiowa.edu/ ).
The Department of Radiology offers a Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography, accepting eight students per year. The US Director will play a role in oversight of this program.
About the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics:
The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC) is a state-of-the-art 800 bed tertiary care center that annually admits more than 36,000 patients for in-patient hospital care. In fiscal year 2017, we received nearly 60,000 emergency department visits. We represent more than 200 outpatient clinics and care areas and accommodated just over one million clinic visits at our main campus and community and outreach clinics. UIHC is HIMSS level 7 certified in both inpatient and outpatient care as well as a 2014 HIMSS Enterprise Davies Award Recipient. UIHC is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and regional referral center. The UIHC Stead Family Children's Hospital opened in 2017 and is Iowa's only comprehensive children's hospital.
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.