The Department of Anesthesia in the Roy J. and Lucille B Carver College of Medicine at the University of Iowa is seeking a distinguished Professor to fill the Samir Gergis Chair of Anesthesiology. Samir Gergis, MD, who contributed greatly to the science of anesthesiology with research in the 1970s and 1980s, was a member of the Department of Anesthesia from 1968 until his death in 2005. His professorship is the first endowed position in the history of the Department. To honor his memory, the Samir Gergis Chair of Anesthesiology is awarded to an anesthesiologist with outstanding credentials and accomplishments in the science underlying our specialty, preferably in the general area of the neurosciences. This position is a tenure-track faculty appointment with a heavy commitment to teaching and research in the aforementioned discipline.
Responsibilities for this professorship include:
Advancement of extramurally-funded research programs
Dedication and commitment of teaching and training students, residents and postdoctoral fellows
Participation in interdisciplinary training programs in Neuroscience, Molecular Medicine, Pain Research, Genetics, and the Medical Scientist Training Program
Development and leadership of collaborative research program
Collaboration and fostering an environment wherein excellence in research, teaching and scholarship can flourish
Commitment to educating and mentoring the next generation of physician scientists
Employee Benefits and Compensation
This position offers a nationally benchmarked annual based salary along with a competitive start-up package. The University of Iowa also offers a generous benefits package. A couple highlights of the benefits package include: annual vacation accruals of 24 days (capped at 48), annual sick time accruals of 18 days (no cap), nine paid holidays, and an employer retirement contribution of up to 10% of the base salary on a budgeted salary of $285,000.
Qualified candidates are required to submit an application directly to Jobs@UIOWA, reference requisition #73866, or, use the URL to copy/paste into your browser: https://jobs.uiowa.edu/faculty/view/73866. Applications should include a letter of interest, CV, along with three professional references. Additional inquiries regarding the Samir Gergis Chair of Anesthesiology position can be made to Donna Hammond, the Search Committee Chair at email@example.com.
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, national origin, age, sec, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
PhD and/or MD degree, and applicable training to support the appointment, including clinical training if appropriate
National and/or international recognition for research excellence in a field related to anesthesiology, preferable in the field of neuroscience
Proven record of extramural funding
Proven record of accomplishments that document excellence in research, teaching and service consistent with appointment as professor in the tenure-track
Demonstrated experience in promoting a diverse workforce within an academic environment
Demonstrated record of innovative and effective administrative and fiscal leadership
Excellent interpersonal skills and positive interactions with students, staff and faculty
Interest in interdisciplinary research programs
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 73866
About University of Iowa Health Care
UI Health Care is Iowa’s only comprehensive academic medical center, employing nearly 900 physicians and more than 2,500 nurses. UI Hospitals and Clinics is an 811-bed tertiary and quaternary care facility, including a Level 1 trauma center and the Stead Family Children’s Hospital, a 190-bed state of the art facility. The Carver College of Medicine is ranked as one of the nation’s best public medical schools and offers a full range of residency and fellowship programs. Its thriving research enterprise has received $2 billion in NIH funding over the past decade.