Academic Colorectal Surgeon - Department of Surgery, University of Iowa

Iowa City, Iowa
May 29, 2024
Jun 30, 2024
requisition 75120
Surgeon, Surgery
Contract Type

Academic Colorectal Surgeon

Department of Surgery, University of Iowa


Appointment will be for Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in either the non-tenure clinical track or tenure track consistent with experience and research interest.

Candidates must hold an MD, DO, or an equivalent degree, have completed ACGME accredited training in all phases of General Surgery and Colon and Rectal Surgery, and possess board eligibility/certification in the American Board of Surgery and American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery. Established research is preferred and appointment to the tenure track requires research experience at a level which enables procurement of outside funding. Applicants need to demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills, possess a strong commitment to academic and clinical excellence, be committed to ongoing performance improvement and to providing care as a member of a multi-disciplinary team. The successful candidate will have evidence of adequate training and/or experience in open, laparoscopic, robotic surgery, endoscopy, and anorectal surgery. Professional job-related experience fostering or promoting a welcoming and respectful work/academic environment where people of all backgrounds and perspectives feel welcomed and appreciated; or demonstrated the ability to do so is desired.

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.

Successful candidates will be required to self-disclose any misconduct history or pending research misconduct investigation including but not limited to sexual misconduct in prior employment and provide a related release and will be subject to a criminal background and credential check.


Please apply at, requisition 75120.

For additional information please contact:
John W. Cromwell, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Director, Division of Gastrointestinal, Minimally Invasive, and Bariatric Surgery,