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VICE CHAIR FOR RESEARCH, DEPARTMENT OF OB/GYNRequisition # 70538Position BasicsType of PositionTENURE-TRACKAdvertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is FilledAdvertising Started on:Wednesday, February 8th, 2017College:Carver College of MedicineDepartment:Obstetrics and GynecologySalarySalary:CommensuratePosition DetailsFull/Part Time Status:Full TimePosition Description:The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine is seeking a highly qualified person at the Professor level to join our tenure track as the Vice Chair for Research. The successful candidate will be responsible for the oversight of all clinical, basic and translational research faculty within the department. This person will also serve on the Department's Executive Committee. The successful candidate will be asked to increase the relevance of the department's research by increasing the involvement of the faculty in the department's clinical, basic and translational research program. He or she will develop and implement a plan to increase the department's NIH funding base to a level that places it within the top tier of OB/GYN department's nationally. The Vice Chair will mentor residents, fellows, and junior faculty members who wish to develop clinical, basic and translational research.Education Requirement:M.D., Ph.D., M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent degree.Required Qualifications:Proven track record in federal grant support, including current active NIH funding.Excellent communication skills.Excellent leadership skills.Excellent interpersonal skills.Demonstrated commitment to promoting a diverse environment including knowledge of the principles of affirmative action and equal opportunities.Demonstrated knowledge of effective strategies for working with diverse faculty, staff and students and commitment to diversity in the educational community.Desirable Qualifications:At least two RO1 grants or equivalent are desired.Online Application Required DocumentsCurriculum VitaeLetter of InterestTo start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.Contact InformationContact:Kimberly K Leslie - kimberly-leslie@uiowa.eduCmed-Obstetrics/GynecologyPOMERANTZ FAMILY PAVILION720 MELROSE AVE31140-A PFPIOWA CITY, IA 52242Phone: 319-356-1976The 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, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.Persons with disabilities may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or, to inquire or discuss accommodation needs.Prospective employees may review the University Campus Security Policy and the latest annual crime statistics by contacting the Department of Public Safety at 319/335-5022.The University of Iowa prohibits discrimination in employment or in its educational programs and activities on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preference. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equ