The Department of Family Medicine is recruiting for either a one or two year full-time research development position that will lead to a certificate in Translational Science and Clinical Investigation (one year) or a Master's in Clinical Investigation (two years). Both programs are through the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Iowa, College of Public Health. The selected candidate will spend 50% time on faculty development, including coursework and research activities to prepare for research in family medicine, and 50% time in clinical care and teaching. Opportunities exist to participate in our obstetrics/newborn or inpatient services.
This position will report to Dr. Barcey Levy, Professor of Family Medicine and Epidemiology, IAFP Chair in Rural Medicine, and Director of the Iowa Research Network. Dr. Levy will meet regularly with the successful candidate to develop a plan of study and a research portfolio. There will be regular on-going feedback, both informal and formal.
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.